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Trail 4

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 4.3 (4)

A short but strenuous trail that climbs Mt. Tom on the way to the beach. Great views!


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0.5

Miles

0.9

KM

80%

Runnable

738' 225 m

High

594' 181 m

Low

135' 41 m

Up

144' 44 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Swimming · Views

Pets permitted on a leash (6' or shorter). Swimming is permitted only at the Pavilion when lifeguards are present (Memorial Day through Labor Day).

There is an entrance fee to the State Park every day from mid-April through mid-November. Fees are collected on weekends only in the winter. $7 per car for Indiana residents, $12 per car for out of state visitors. $2 walk-in and bike fee.

Description

Trail 4 runs from the campground to the beach and climbs over the 192 foot tall Mt. Tom using stairs and boardwalks. The the top of Mt. Tom is above the tree canopy and affords incredible views in several directions.

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Rafi Wilkinson

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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#110

in Indiana

#9,542

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About to head back on Trail 7 after a long walk on the beach.
Apr 21, 2018 near Chesterton, IN
mt tom stairs
Sep 20, 2019 near Chesterton, IN

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