Best trails in Indiana

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Trying to find the best Indiana trails? AllTrails has 678 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Indiana Dunes National Park or around Indianapolis, Nashville or Bloomington we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Indiana state park trails, check out Turkey Run State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Athletic Park near Anderson or Eagle Creek Park near Indianapolis. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 434 easy trails in Indiana ranging from 0.6 to 52.6 miles and from 364 to 1,174 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Indiana
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#1 - Cowles Bog Trail
Indiana Dunes National Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
The featured hike is a lollipop shaped trail and a classic of the Indiana dunes. Starting from the north parking lot, hike out back to Mineral Springs Road on the gravel entrance road and pick up the Show more
#2 - Turkey Run Trail 2 and Trail 11
Turkey Run State Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
Please note: As of April 27, 2020, users have reported that the whole suspension bridge, as well as the covered bridge, are blocked off. Only trail 1 and parts of 11 are open. Please consult the park'Show more
#3 - Three Lakes Trail
Morgan Monroe State Forest
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
Note: Users have reported that only two of the lakes are visible. The lake that was at the southern end of this loop trail is gone. The dam broke several years ago and has not been rebuilt. Show more
#4 - Low Gap Trail
Morgan Monroe State Forest
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 4 h 57 m
The Sweedy Hollow area on the southwest portion of loop is beautiful. There's even a stone cove in one of the hills. The northern part of trail isn't so thrilling because a lot of it is gravel road, wShow more
#5 - Lake Monroe Peninsula Trail
Charles C. Deam Wilderness
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 29 m
Lake Monroe Peninsula Trail is a 9.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bloomington, Indiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numbShow more
#6 - Pate Hollow Trail
Hoosier National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 4 m
Pate Hollow Trail is a 6.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Smithville, Indiana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, Show more
#7 - Two Lakes Loop Trail
Branchville, Indiana
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 5 h 33 m
Two Lakes Loop Trail is a 11.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Branchville, Indiana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and Show more
#8 - Adventure Hiking Trail
O'Bannon Woods State Park
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Length: 21.7 mi • Est. 11 h 20 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, the road leading to this trailhead may be closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Campgrounds are closed. Please check with the park before visiting for complete closure information. Show more
#9 - Westwood Park
Athletic Park
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 3 h 55 m
Westwood Park is a 8.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near New Castle, Indiana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessShow more
#10 - Tecumseh Trail
Morgan Monroe State Forest
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Length: 41.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Important!: Before hiking or backpacking this trail, be sure to check the HHC website (https://www.hoosierhikerscouncil.org/category/trail-conditions/) or the DNR for information on trail or camping aShow more
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