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Bailly Homestead & Chellberg Farm Trail System

Pages from Bailly Chellberg Map BW (7-18-12)
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Park Facility

Trail Map



Street Address

Bailly/Chellberg Visitor Center Bailly/Chellberg Trails, Little Calumet River Trail, Porter Brickyard Trail 041.37.30N 087.05.15W Highway 20 & Mineral Springs Road, Porter 46304
Visitor Activities:
  • Hike to the Bailly Cemetery
  • Bike the Porter Brickyard Trail
  • Explore the Bailly Homestead
  • Stroll over to the Chellberg Farm
  • Area opens at 7 a.m. and closes 30 minutes past sunset, daily
  • Restrooms
  • Parking for cars and busses
  • Information board listing current park activities

Fun Facts:

  • Only National Park System location that makes maple syrup
  • Homestead of the first non-native Northwest Indiana resident

Driving Directions:

From the West
1. Exit I-94 using the Highway 20 exit for Porter
2. Go east on Highway 20 for 1 1/2 miles to Mineral Springs Road, turn left (north)
3. The entrance is 1/4 mile on the left

From the East

1. Exit I-94 using the Indiana 49 north exit 26B and go 1.3 miles to Highway 20 west
2. Take the ramp for Highway 20 west, once on Highway 20 go 1.7 miles
3. Turn right (north) on Mineral Springs Road, entrance is 1/4 mile on left
1. Take Indiana 49 north to Highway 12 west (left)
2. On Highway 12 west go 3 miles to Mineral Springs Road and turn left (south)
3. Go south 1.5 miles to entrance on right

image of a map with route highlighted to the Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm parking lot.

Did You Know?

log cabin and a three story house with trees behind and grass in front

Bailly Homestead National Historic Landmark was the home of Joseph Aubert de Gaspe Bailly de Messein. Believed to be one of the first non-native residents of Northwest Indiana, he lived on the site until his death in 1835. More...