Cowles Bog Trail

  • Hiking along the Cowles Bog Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • The Cowles Bog Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Lake Michigan from the Cowles Bog Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
  • Fall Hike along the Cowles Bog Trail in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Hiking

Dogs Yes

Fall Foliage

lake

2.5 (miles)

 Easy

Loop

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Indiana

The Cowles Bog Trail is an easy family friendly loop hike in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore near Chicago that features wonderful views of Lake Michigan. This trail is particularly nice during the fall when foliage is at its peak. This hike can be extended by connecting with the Greenbelt Trail. This family friendly hike is also dog friendly, but your furry kids must be kept on leash. There is camping available in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Red Tape

Entrance Free, Camping Fee
Contact: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore 1100 N. Mineral Springs Road Porter IN 46304

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