Indiana Dunes Trails

Combined, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and State Park offer more than 60 miles of trails for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and horseback riding. 

Trails range from easy to rugged and are anywhere between a half mile to 10 miles long. The trails are a great way to view the different habitats within the Indiana Dunes, observe birds and wildlife and examine the vast variety of flora and fauna.

Indiana Dunes State Park Trails

The Indiana Dunes State Park offers seven trails through the park which are available for both hiking and cross-country skiing. 

  • Trail #2 – easy, 3 miles long trail, best trail for early spring flowers and ferns

  • Trail #9 – moderate, 3.75 miles long, great view of the dunes and Lake Michigan

  • Trail #8 -  most rugged trail, takes hikers over the tops of the three highest dunes

  • Calumet Bike Trail - Runs through the park as well as neighboring communities

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Trails

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore provides 45 miles of trails for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. 

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