Hike the Indiana Dunes State Park Loop

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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

Distance

1.6 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

410 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Chillin, Running, Hiking

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

Nearby Lodging

Coloma / St. Joseph KOA

Benton Harbor, Michigan

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Covert, Michigan

Kankakee South KOA

Kankakee, Illinois

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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