• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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  • Central Beach Temporarily Closed

    Central Beach is temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions until further notice.

  • Mount Baldy Area Temporarily Closed

    The Mount Baldy area is temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions until further notice.

Tolleston Dunes

Tolleston Dune trail map_Page_1
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Park Facility Trail Map Latitude Longitude Street Address
Tolleston Dunes Tolleston Dunes Trail 041.36.57N 087.11.34W Hillcrest Road & Dunes Highway, Portage 46368

Visitor Activities:

  • Walk to the accessible overlook that has interpretive wayside exhibits
  • Cross-country ski when snow permits
  • Hike the trail year-round


  • Area opens at 7 a.m. and closes 30 minutes past sunset, daily
  • Parking for cars
  • Porta-potty
  • Information board listing current park activities

Driving Directions:

  1. Starting at I-94 and Indiana 49, go north about 3 miles to U.S. Highway 12.
  2. Exit to U.S. Highway 12 (exit is on the left).
  3. Turn left (west) onto U.S. Highway 12/Dunes Highway.
  4. Take U.S. Highway 12 west for 8 miles
  5. Turn left into the Tolleston Dunes parking area, just past Ogden Dunes train station.
Tolleston Dunes

Did You Know?

A view looking across water of a large sand dune mostly bare with some grass

At 126 feet high and moving inward at an average rate of four feet per year, Mt. Baldy is the largest moving dune within Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.