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35 mi 57 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 14 Trails Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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gem Favorite The Dune Succession Trail.

Dunes Succession Trail Overlook

(8) Ogden D…, IN
gem Favorite Towering sand dunes and interdunal ponds.

Indiana Sand Dunes

(8) New Chi…, IN

Recommended Routes in Gary - 8

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Favorite Marram grass along Lake Michigan as seen from the Cowles Bog Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Cowles Bog Trail

4.7 mi 7.5 km 202' Up 61.6 m Up 202' Down 61.56 m Down

Porter, IN
Favorite The Dune Succession Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

West Beach 3-Loop

3.5 mi 5.7 km 223' Up 67.94 m Up 220' Down 66.94 m Down

Ogden D…, IN
Favorite The hike is so worth it!
Intermediate

Paul H. Douglas Trail

3.4 mi 5.5 km 46' Up 14.12 m Up 46' Down 14.03 m Down

New Chi…, IN
Favorite Eastern prickly pear cactus can be found on the Tolleston Dunes Trail!
Intermediate

Tolleston Dunes Trail

2.9 mi 4.7 km 127' Up 38.71 m Up 127' Down 38.7 m Down

Ogden D…, IN
Favorite Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk Pavilion.
Easy

Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk

1.5 mi 2.3 km 39' Up 12 m Up 42' Down 12.7 m Down

Ogden D…, IN
Favorite Taking a break along the Oak Savannah Trail.
Easy

Hobart Prairie Grove (Oak Savannah Trail)

3.9 mi 6.3 km 30' Up 9.19 m Up 30' Down 9.22 m Down

Hobart, IN
Favorite boardwalk
Easy

Carlson Oxbow Park

1.2 mi 1.9 km 7' Up 2.23 m Up 7' Down 2.27 m Down

Highland, IN
Favorite Bur oak savanna along the Hobart Woodland Trail.
Easy

Hobart Woodland Trail

2.2 mi 3.5 km 40' Up 12.18 m Up 40' Down 12.23 m Down

Hobart, IN

Trails in Gary - 12

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Dune Succession Trail
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN 11 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #2Long Lake Loop Trail
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
8.9 mi 14.3 km #3Oak Savannah Trail
Easy
Hobart, IN
Easy
Hobart, IN
3.2 mi 5.1 km #4Darkside Access Loop
Intermediate
Burns Harbor, IN
Intermediate
Burns Harbor, IN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #5Oxbow Park Trail
Easy
Highland, IN
Easy
Highland, IN
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Beginner Loop
Easy
Portage, IN
Easy
Portage, IN
11.2 mi 18.0 km #7Prairie Duneland Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Hobart, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Hobart, IN
1.4 mi 2.2 km #8West Beach Trail
Easy
Ogden Dunes, IN
Easy
Ogden Dunes, IN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #9Marquette Rail Trail
Easy
Ogden Dunes, IN
Easy
Ogden Dunes, IN
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Hobart Woodland Trail
Easy
Hobart, IN
Easy
Hobart, IN
0.7 mi 1.1 km #11Little Calumet River Trail
Easy
Highland, IN
Easy
Highland, IN
2.8 mi 4.5 km #12Iron Horse Heritage Trail
Easy
Burns Harbor, IN
Easy
Burns Harbor, IN

Photos of Gary - 50

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Marram grass along Lake Michigan as seen from the Cowles Bog Trail.
Jan 13, 2016 near Burns H…, IN
The Dune Succession Trail.
Jan 11, 2016 near Ogden D…, IN
View from the overlook.
Jan 11, 2016 near Ogden D…, IN
Stunning view of the ice on Lake Michigan and the West Beach bathhouse.
Jan 11, 2016 near Ogden D…, IN
Looking at a frozen Lake Michigan!
Jan 11, 2016 near Ogden D…, IN
The hike is so worth it!
Jan 7, 2016 near New Chi…, IN
Taking a break along the Oak Savannah Trail.
Jan 20, 2016 near Hobart, IN
Zeke enjoyed the shaded parts
Jul 2, 2020 near Griffith, IN