Trails & Beaches

ALL the area trails in ONE place. Right here!

November 17, 2017

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Please note: This is a work in progress, so feel free to submit any trails we may have missed!

Looking for a place to hike, but not sure where? Please peruse our list of trails that cover the entire dunes area from Berrien County in Michigan to Lake County in Indiana.

LaPorte County:

Krueger Memorial Park
Wintergreen Woods
Hildebrand Lake Nature Preserve*

Warren Woods: During our spring ephemeral wildflower hike

Berrien County (Michigan):

Warren Dunes State Park in Bridgman~ 6 miles trails
Warren Woods Natural Area in Three Oaks~ 2 miles

St. Joseph County:

Chellberg Farm/Little Calumet River Trail

Porter County:

Coffee Creek, Chesterton ~ 3 miles
Calumet Trail ~  9.1 mile trail
Dune Ridge Trail , Beverly Shores~  .7 mile

Miller Woods

Lake County:

Bur Oak Woods Nature Preserve*
Cressmoor Prairie Nature Preserve*
Gordon & Faith Greiner Nature Preserve*
Green Heron Pond Nature Preserve*
Hidden Prairie & Ivory Wetlands*
Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve*
Miller Dunes Nature Preserve*
Miller Woods ~ 3.4 miles
Seidner Dune & Swale Nature Preserve*

There is also an awesome website that features all the area trails that was put together by Rafi Wilkinson for REI, it’s called the TRAIL RUN project

*Owned by Shirley Heinze Land Trust. See a full list of their preserves, as well as an interactive map, right here. 



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