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Paul H. Douglas Trail (Formerly Miller Woods)

Address

100 N. Lake St., Gary, IN 46403

Contact

Phone: (219) 395-1882

Alt Phone: (219) 926-7561

Fax: (219) 395-1767

About

Birders consider this 75-acre natural oasis amid the industry and urban environs of Gary among the best birding sites in the region. Black oaks dominate savanna woodlands that are home to 287 recorded species of plants and animals. Ecologist Henry Cowles spent much time studying the Miller Woods area. Hike or ski the 1.1-mile Miller Woods loop trail, which leads past an overlook of a marsh that teems with wildlife, including rare blue-spotted salamanders and western chorus frogs.

Events:

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Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Dates: February 02 - February 23, 2020
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Meet at the Paul H. Douglas Center for a ranger-led hike through Miller Woods on the Paul H. Douglas Trail to the shore of Lake Michigan. This amazing hike goes through a globally rare black oak savanna and around towering sand dunes and interdunal wetlands. This hike is held every Sunday in February.

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Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Dates: March 01 - March 29, 2020
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Meet at the Paul H. Douglas Center for a ranger-led hike through Miller Woods on the Paul H. Douglas Trail to the shore of Lake Michigan. This amazing hike goes through a globally rare black oak savanna and around towering sand dunes and interdunal wetlands. This hike is held every Sunday in March. NOTE: There will be no hike on Sundays, March 8TH & 15th due to scheduling conflict.

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Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Dates: May 03 - May 31, 2020
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Meet at the Paul H. Douglas Center for a ranger-led hike through Miller Woods on the Paul H. Douglas Trail to the shore of Lake Michigan. This amazing hike goes through a globally rare black oak savanna and around towering sand dunes and interdunal wetlands. This hike is held every Sunday in May.