Porter-Brickyard Trail

This trail features forest views, bridges over U.S. 20 and U.S. 12, and a way to get from the Prairie Duneland Trail to the Calumet Bike Trail. Parking is available at U.S. 12 and Mineral Springs Rd.

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

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US Hwy 12 & Mineral Springs Rd., Porter, IN 46304

Phone: (219) 395-1882

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