Snowshoes and Brews at Indiana Dunes National Park


$129 for REI Members

$149 for non-members

Registration closed


  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 21
  • Group size 20 people

Are you looking for another great reason to get outdoors this winter? Join fellow adventurers in an exploration of the winter landscape at Indiana Dunes National Park, on snowshoes! This exciting outing will conclude with a winter warm-up at a local NW Indiana brewery for food and drinks. This outing provides a great way to enjoy the winter landscape and meet new friends. REI will provide snowshoes, poles, and gaiters, as well as lunch and one beverage per participant. No previous experience required, although participants should be prepared to hike 4 miles on snowshoes. Ages 21+

  • Enjoy a winter adventure Learn basic snowshoe techniques

What to bring with you

Meet at

Lincoln Park REI

905 West Eastman St, Chicago, IL 60642

Map image of Cowles Bog - Indiana Dunes National Park

More directions and information

On Mineral Springs Rd, 0.7 miles north of US-12, there is a stop sign next to a guardhouse. Turn right, onto the gravel road, just before the stop sign. The gravel road will take you to the parking area for the Cowles Bog Trailhead. If you have any questions, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm at 312-929-3047; or Friday-Sunday on our after-hours phone at 312-834-3734; or by email at - all of these are monitored mailboxes.