Calling all leisure riders, mountain bikers, road warriors, and BMX enthusiasts. No matter your wheels, you’ll find trails, terrains—and trains—to ride in the Indiana Dunes area. Wind around the paved, 2.5-mile Dunes-Kankakee Trail from the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center to the Indiana Dunes State Park.
Hop on the South Shore Line for a rail-to-trail adventure around the Indiana Dunes and Chicagoland areas. Test your skills and endurance on the twists and turns of the 10-mile Outback Trail, or show off some burly grinds on the Steel Wheels BMX Track.
Mountain bikers of all experience levels will have a blast in the Indiana Dunes area! Twists, turns, and (optional) obstacles will test your mountain biking skills.
For road-cycling purists, we have paved paths through natural areas and, if you don't mind sharing the road with vehicles, bike routes that take you on country roads through our communities.
Greenways + Blueways App
Looking for a map on the go? NIRPC has you covered. The Calumet Greenways + Blueways app maps bicycle/pedestrian facilities and water trails in the Northern Indiana region. Download the app from the App Store or Google Play.
Be sure to stay on trail designated bicycling or multi-use trails. Bikes are not allowed on the dunes.
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