Phone: (219) 395-1882
This true bog is a must-see adventure experience. Located several miles inland, away from the rest of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Pinhook Bog has a floating boardwalk where you can view carnivorous plants, sphagnum moss and blueberry bushes. You'll walk above the sponge-like layer on the bog's surface in the most unexpected environment in the dunes. The bog is open during select times when rangers are present. the Upland Trail is also accessed through this parking let and can be enjoyed sunrise to 30 minutes past sunset daily.
Take a self-guided hike into the amazing Pinhook Bog every Saturday afternoon in summer. Rangers and volunteers stationed along the trail will help you understand this unique remnant of the last ice age that is filled with carnivorous plants, orchids, and many other interesting features. Allow one hour to walk the trail and tour the quaking bog.