Tolleston Dunes Trail

This scenic trail leads up and down the high ridges of the Tolleston Dunes, formed about 10,000 years ago when Lake Michigan was 25 feet higher than it is today. In just 2.6 miles, this trail in the Indiana Dunes National Park traverses a number of different, beautiful, and wildlife-rich habitats, including black oak savanna, and remnants of the Great Marsh. Black oak savanna along the trail hosts plenty of wild lupines.

Phone: (219) 395-1882
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5800 US 12 (Dunes Hwy.), Portage, IN 46368

Phone: (219) 395-1882
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