Hike the Indiana Dunes State Park Loop

Hike the Indiana Dunes State Park Loop

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Distance

1.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

410 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Running, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

The Indiana Dunes State Park Loop is a 1.6 mile trail that offers scenic dune landscapes and a view of Lake Michigan.

The trail is used for hiking, and is open year-round. Dogs are allowed on the trail if kept on leash. Visitors to Indiana Dunes State Park also use the trails for birding. The Indiana Dunes State Park Loop is also referred to as "trail 8."

Photos: Michael Kappel

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

1.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

410 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Running, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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