Indiana Dunes National Park Fall Colors Hiking Tour


$49 for REI Members

$69 for non-members


  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Group size 10 people

Fall is here! Time to hit the trail, breathe in some fresh air, and hike under the glow of autumn's yellow, red, orange, and gold at Indiana Dunes National Park. One of our favorite places to explore the wetlands and rugged dunes overlooking Lake Michigan. Following a beginner friendly trail, we'll hike about 5 miles at a relaxed pace, learning about the incredible biodiversity of the surrounding ecosystem. Along the way, we'll also share tips for staying comfortable while hiking, and offer insight on planning your own hikes any time of the year. So grab your day pack, lace up those boots and we'll see you at the trailhead!

  • Discover the fall colors of Indiana Dunes National Park
  • Hike a friendly 5-miles over gently rolling terrain

What to bring with you

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-4PM or Friday-Sunday 8AM-10AM @ 1-877-819-3810 or by email at - All of these are monitored mailboxes