Map of the Prairie Duneland Trail


Prairie Duneland Trail

Prairie Duneland Trail, Inidana map area

Prairie Duneland Trail


10.5 miles




Hobart, Portage, Valparaiso, Chesterton


rail trail, woodlands, wetlands, residential neighborhoods, farmland,local parks


Oak Savannah Trail

Iron Horse Heritage Trail

Calumet Trail



Regional Trails

The Prairie Duneland Trail is a 10.5-mile long paved pathway located in Northern Indiana. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and extends from Hobart to Chesterton. The trail goes past residential areas & local parks, through thick forests, adjacent to wetlands and over bridges.


The Prairie Duneland Trail is paved the entire route. For the most part, the route is located away from roadways and traffic with relatively few road crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.


The Prairie Duneland Trail goes near the following communities: Hobart, Portage, Valparaiso and Chesterton.

Points of Interest

The Prairie Duneland Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Portage Countryside Park
Portage Township YMCA
Olson Memorial Park
Underpass at Interstate 90
Chesterton Skatepark
Nearby Trails

Oak Savannah Trail: the southwest end of the Calumet Trail is within 0.5 miles of the northeast end of the Prairie Duneland Trail in Chesterton.

Iron Horse Heritage Trail: The two trails meet up at N. State Road 149 to the north of Lenburg Road in Valparaiso.

Calumet Trail: the two trails come within a few blocks of each other in Hobart.

End Points

The southwest end of the Prairie Duneland Trail is located at N. Hobart Road and E. Cleveland Avenue on the east side of the community of Hobart. There is a large trailhead at this location. An additional short stretch of the trail heads to the southwest an ends at Lillian Street.

The northeast end of the Prairie Duneland Trail is located at S. 15th Street just south of Broadway in Chesterton. There is a trailhead located off of S. Jackson Boulevard.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Prairie Duneland Trail in Northern Indiana.