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Mount Baldy

By on July 20, 2017

Submitted by: Laura Niemiec

Location: 101 Rice Street (U.S. Highway 12), Michigan City, IN 46360
Hours: 7am to dusk
Pet Friendly: Must be on 6’ leash or shorter
Parking: One lot just off of the main entrance
Restrooms: Yes, in parking area
Trail Length: 0.56 miles

Blogger Thoughts:
– Think solitude. This is the place to be…


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Taltree Arboretum and Gardens

By on July 11, 2017

Submitted by: Donna Lind

Location: 450 West 100 North, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Dog Friendly:  Yes
Parking: Yes
Cost: $10 entry fee or $49.00 a year membership for one adult – there are also family, senior and children membership rates
Restrooms: Yes
Trail Length: 5.74 miles of hiking trails

If I’m not hiking in the dunes, my second choice are the trails found…


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Sunset Hill Farm

By on July 5, 2017

Submitted by: Donna Lind

Location: 775 Meridian Road, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Dog Friendly:  Yes
Parking: Yes
Cost: Free
Restrooms:  Yes, but when we were there they were closed
Trail Length: 1.6 miles easy to easy/moderate

With some free time on a late afternoon, we decided to visit Sunset Hill Farm and take a quick walk in the…

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