Prairie Duneland Trail

Getting There
Trailhead Parking Lots
East Trailhead: 198 South Jackson Boulevard, Chesterton, IN 46304.
West Trailhead: 4
North Hobart Rd, Hobart, IN 46342.

GPS Coordinates
East Trailhead: 41.610336, -87.073872 (Decimal Degrees).
West Trailhead: 41.536741, -87.239896 (Decimal Degrees).

Need to Know
Hours & Information

  • Open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 30 minutes past sunset.
  • Free (no access fee).
  • Bikes are allowed.
  • Motorized vehicles are not allowed.
  • Pets are permitted on a leash (6' or shorter).
  • Trail is wheelchair accessible.
  • Trail surface is paved.
  • The paved parking lot at the east trailhead has ample parking spaces.
  • There are no restrooms or potable water source at the east trailhead.
  • The parking lot at the west trailhead has ample parking spaces.
  • There are no restrooms or potable water source at the west trailhead.
Safety
  • Stay on the trail to protect the wildlife and yourself.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding a bike.
 


Trail Information
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Prairie Duneland Trail
11.2 miles one-way, 30 feet of elevation gain, 0% average grade, 0% maximum grade.
Average biking time: 1 hour.

This rail trail links several cities and other rail trails together. The western trailhead is in downtown Hobart and connects to the Oak Savannah Trail. The eastern trailhead is in Porter and connects to the Porter Brickyard Trail. There are parking lots at each end and six additional parking lots along the trail.





Last updated: May 19, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304

Phone:

(219) 395-1882
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center phone number.

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