Trails in Indiana

Erie Lackawanna Trail - Hammond, Highland, Griffith, Merrillville, Schererville, Lake County

County: 
Lake
City: 
Hammond, Highland, Griffith, Merrillville, Schererville, Lake County

 

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Descriptions: 

 

The Erie Lackawanna goes under US 80/94

Here crossing under US41

And here an old passage built by INDOT under US31

Rendering of the trailhead in Crown Point.

 

 

 

INFO
Type of Trail: 
Rail-trail
Total Length of all segments: 
16 miles
Surface: 
asphalt
Uses allowed: 
walking, biking, wheelchairs, biking, rollerblading.
Wheelchairs allowed: 
yes
Attractive Features: 
Tranquil fields, wetlands, neighborhoods.
North Endpoint (#1) - Specific : 
Hammond Bus Station - Sibley St and Hohman Ave, Hammond - IN
South Endpoint (#2) – Specific: 
West 93rd Avenue - Crown Point
Direction to #2 from #1: 
south
Connection to bus, rail: 
Hammond Bus Station, and various street intersections
Notable Trailhead: 
Hammond, Highland city parking lot, Griffith, parking at 93rd-Crown Point.
Near to US highways: 
I80-94 to N.US41 several miles to Conkey Street, parking at NorthWest end of intersection
Lat. of Major TrailHead: 
Latitude:N 41° 25' 39.1451"
Long. Of Major TrailHead: 
Longitude:W 87° 21' 55.2283"
Agency, Group Owned: 
City of Hammond
Address: 
601 Conkey Street – Hammond, IN 46302
Mailing Address: 
same as the manager address
Telephone: 
219-853-6389
Website: