New Carlisle, Indiana

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  • New Carlisle, Indiana

    Hike the Glacier Flats Trail at Spicer Lake Nature Reserve

    5.0
    2 mi
    The Glacier Flats Trail is a 1.5 mile loop that guides you through the Old Field Trail and past the Buttonbrush Wetland and observation platform. You will continue along the trail past an open field and then into the woods.  Along the way you will enjoy the colors of the wildflowers and likely an...
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  • New Buffalo, Michigan

    New Buffalo Public Beach

    New Buffalo Public Beach is nestled along the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan. This destination for beach lovers and outdoor enthusiasts provides a stretch of sand beachfront with family-friendly amenities, making this a great spot to visit.  Lifeguards:Lifeguards are on duty only during the...
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  • Chesterton, Indiana

    Stroll along the Beach at Beverly Shores

    This is a great neighborhood to stop and walk the beach in for as long as you'd like. Enjoy views of the Chicago skyline across Lake Michigan as you splash in the waves and climb the small dunes. There is a parking lot for Kemil Beach, which is a short walk down to the shoreline. Be sure to check...
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  • Chesterton, Indiana

    Hike the 3 Dune Challenge

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 552 ft gain
    Start at the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center (the first exit off the roundabout in the park after the toll), after receiving your park map, and follow the 3 dune challenge. This challenge, looping trails 8 and 4, involves climbing to the top of Mt. Jackson (176 feet), Mt. Holden (184 feet)...
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  • St. Joseph, Michigan

    Walk the Pier at Silver Beach

    4.0
    You'll walk on the concrete pier just barely out of reach of the waves (for the most part), allowing for some pretty cool wave and shoreline photos. An occasional wave may wash over low areas of the pier, so always be alert! Also, be careful of the slippery algae, especially close to the edges. T...
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  • Chesterton, Indiana

    Photograph the Chicago Skyline from the Indiana Dunes

    Indiana Dunes State Park and Beach is a family friendly beach perfect for a day out in the sun. However, it has something to offer most beaches don't - a view of Chicago over the water!  It's a great shot to try to capture on your camera, especially at sunset when colorful clouds fill the sky ove...
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  • Gary, Indiana

    Hike the Dune Succession Trail, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    4.5
    1 mi / 150 ft gain
    This hike provides a great opportunity to explore the variable landscape and terrain in Indiana Dunes National Park. From the parking lot head north on a paved walkway toward Lake Michigan's shoreline. Next, walk down the boardwalk to the beach. Once you reach the coast, you'll have amazing view...
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