Though the heron rookery is no longer active, the 1.6-mile trail is a good spot for viewing other bird species. In springtime, the woods along the trail are carpeted with wildflowers, including trillium, Dutchman’s breeches, hepatica, and mayapple.
Phone: (219) 395-1882Website: https://www.nps.gov/indu
1320 N. 600 East, Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: (219) 395-1882Fax: (219) 395-1767
This trail is part of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission Greenways and Blueways trail system.
Enjoy a picnic under a picnic shelter at this wooded picnic area and watch the trains go by. This picnic area has picnic tables and restrooms.
These two historic sites sit nearly side-by-side. Bailly Homestead is named for Joseph Bailly, the first known non-native region resident, who set up…
Fishing access at GPS Coordinates: 41.6697402, -86.9515129
On February 15, 2019, Indiana was given its first national park! After 53 years as the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the area was renamed the…