• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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Horseback Riding

Horse-back riding

Horseback riding on the Glenwood trail.

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The Glenwood Dunes Trail is the only horse trail. Horseback riding is prohibited on all roads. There is no horse rental concession. The trail is open to horses from March 16 through December 14, unless there is sufficient snow cover for cross-country skiing. In the parking lot and picnic area, all horse excrement must be bagged, removed from the area, and disposed of appropriately.

Did You Know?

two horses pulling a machine use to rake hay with a farmer riding on the rake

In 1972, Chellberg Farm became part of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. In the mid-1800s many Swedes settled in Porter County. Three generations of Chellbergs farmed this land.