Glenwood Dunes Trail

Cross over two ancient dune ridges created as Lake Michigan receded 11,000 years ago. This trail is used for hiking, horseback riding (March–December), and cross-country skiing in the winter. Bring your own horse or skis.

Phone: (219) 395-1882
Website: https://www.nps.gov/indu

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1475 N. Brummitt Rd., Chesterton, IN 46304

Phone: (219) 395-1882
Fax: (219) 395-1767

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