• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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Oak Savannah Trail

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Oak Savannah Trail

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Hobart Prairie Grove Oak Savannah Trail 41°31'16"N 87°17'32"W

The Hobart Prairie Grove Trail is a great place for biking, pushing a stroller, or just walking to
relax and improve your health. It is one of five trails in the national lakeshore that is part of the
Park Prescription Program. Doctors, working with park staff, identified trails and activities that
were appropriate as therapy for their patients. Check with your health care provider to see if they will write you a prescription to get some exercise on a park trail. Outdoor exercise is a great way to manage diabetes, and reduce stress, blood pressure, obesity and the risk of heart disease.

Visitor Activities:
  • Ride your Bike along the trail
  • Walk and/or push a stroller along the trail
  • Area opens at 7 a.m. and closes 30 minutes past sunset, daily
  • Parking for cars
  • Trail panel listing interesting information

Fun Fact:

  • One of five trails in the national lakeshore that is part of the Park Prescription Program


Did You Know?

a sea of tall grasses and catails in a marsh setting and trees in the background

Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.