The Miller Woods Trail is an easy family friendly hike in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore a short drive from Chicago. The 3 mile round trip trail meanders through wonderful wetlands on its way to the shores of Lake Michigan. The trail passes through a rare black oak savanna and wild lupine, the only food for the caterpillar of the endangered Karner Blue Butterfly grows along the trail. Heads up, watch out for Poison Ivy, it is abundant along the hike. his trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be on leash. Also this trail makes a great choice for a winter cross country skiing or snowshoeing. There is camping available in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Entrance Free, Camping Fee
Contact: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore 1100 N. Mineral Springs Road Porter IN 46304