Sledding in and around Northwest Indiana

Sledding in and around Northwest Indiana

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BEECHER, IL:
Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve
Dutton Road, north of Goodenow Road., Beecher
Times: 8 a.m.-Sunset
For current sledding conditions call: 708.946.2216.
Inner tubes for sledding are available for rental at Plum Creek Nature Center for use on the sled hill at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve when conditions allow after December 1. Renters must be 18 years old and bring a valid driver's license or state ID. Tubes may be limited to one tube per license/ID. Tubes are rented until 3 p.m. and must be returned to the Nature Center by 4 p.m.
Activity Fee: $2/tube
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CHESTERTON:
Indiana Dunes State Park
1600 N. 25 E., Chesterton
219.926.1952
Adventure seekers can enjoy a thrilling 100-ft ride down Devil's Slide, the only location where sledding is permitted in the park. Hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing also are available on the 16 miles of trails along the lakeshore.
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CROWN POINT:
Lake County Fairgrounds
889 S Court St., Crown Point
219.663.3617
A longtime favorite among sledders, the hill at Fancher Lake offers fun for all ages.

Lemon Lake County Park
6322 W. 133rd Avenue, Crown Point
Time: 7 a.m. to sunset daily
The sledding hill at Lemon Lake will be open December 1 through March when adequate snow base allows. The gate fee is charged when a gatekeeper is on duty. Call after 9 a.m. to see if the hill is open before you come out. Call Lemon Lake at 219-663-7627 or the Lemon Lake Ski Rental building at 219-663-2418.
There are no rentals, so bring your own tube or plastic sled. No wooden or metal runner sleds or snowboards are allowed for safety purposes.
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DYER:
Northgate Park
Calumet Ave. at Harrison Place, Dyer
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GRIFFITH:
Oak Ridge Prairie County Park
301 S. Colfax Street, Griffith
Time: 7 a.m. to sunset daily
The sledding hill at Oak Ridge Prairie will be open December 1 through March when adequate snow base allows. The gate fee is charged when a gatekeeper is on duty.
Call after 9 a.m. to see if the hill is open before you come out. Oak Ridge Prairie at 219-884-7238.
There are no rentals, so bring your own tube or plastic sled. No wooden or metal runner sleds or snowboards are allowed for safety purposes.
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HAMMOND:
Dowling Park
175th & Parrish Avenue, Hammond
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Forsythe Park
119th Street and Calumet Avenue, Hammond
219.659.7678
Time: Dawn to dusk daily
Outdoor recreation isn’t only for the summer! Each winter, hundreds enjoy activities in and around the Hammond Port Authority properties.
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Lost Marsh Golf Course
1001 129th St., Hammond
219.932.4653
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LAPORTE:
Red Mill County Park
0185 South Holmesville Road, La Porte
219.325.8315
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Kesling Park
18th Street, La Porte
219.326.9600
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LEROY:
Stoney Run County Park
142nd and Union St., Leroy
219.996.6500
Time: 7 a.m. to sunset daily
Looking for a great way to exercise in a beautiful setting? Then come out to your Lake County Parks and cross country ski. Each park that offers this activity has several miles of trails through wooded areas as well as open fields. The trails are designed for a beginner as well as the experienced skier, so don't worry if you have never tried cross country skiing before.
Cross country ski rentals open at Lemon Lake and Stoney Run on Fri, Sat, Sun and school holidays 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Weather and snow conditions permitting. All equipment must be returned by 4:30 p.m. Note: Closing times may vary due to darkness. The equestrian trail is clossed at Stoney Run from December through March. Ski trails are groomed at Lemon Lake and Stoney Run when there is at least a four inch snow base.
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LOWELL:
Liberty Park
W Main St & N Liberty St., Lowell
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MERRILLVILLE:
Hidden Lake Park
6355 Broadway, Merrillville
219.980.8790
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MUNSTER:
Centennial Park
901 N. Centennial Dr., Munster
219.836.6930
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PORTAGE:
Countryside Park
5250 U.S. 6, Portage
219.762.1675

Woodland Park
2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage
219.762.1675
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PORTER:
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
1100 N. Mineral Springs Road, Porter
219.926.7561
Time: Sunrise to sunset daily
Hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are popular in the wintertime. Visitors must bring their own snowshoes and cross-country skis, as there are no rentals available. A 4-6 inch snow base is recommended. Trails are not groomed.
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ST. JOHN:
Heron Lake Park
11960 Osage Dr., St. John
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VALPARAISO:
Forest Park Golf Course near Discovery Cottage
1158 Harrison Blvd., Valparaiso
219.462.5144
Once the golf course closes for the season, families can bring their skis and sleds for some winter fun.

Rogers-Lakewood Park
3210 North Campbell Street, Valparaiso
219.462.5144
This popular sledding hill attracts families each year to this 122-acre park. Families must bring their own sleds.
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Sunset Hill Farm
775 Meridian Road, Valparaiso
219.465.3586
Time: Dawn to dusk

Tags: Sports And Recreation, Nwi, Northwest Indiana, Sledding, Fun, Winter, Family, Things To Do

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Date: January 26, 2018

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