Sunset Hill Farm County Park is a hub of activity in Porter County. We offer a variety of events and festivals, hiking trails, camps, field trips and fitness programs year round. Whether you are a hiker or a birdwatcher, a runner or a gardener, a parent with active kids or an enthusiast of antique farm equipment, we have something for you at Sunset Hill Farm County Park.

775 Merdian Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383

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The Brincka Cross Gardens property was developed by an artist, and it is clear that this was his masterpiece. Bill Brincka was a professor at the Art Institute of Chicago, and his creativity can be seen throughout the gardens. Bill and his companion, Basil Cross, spent more than 40 years developing and nurturing four acres of landscaped gardens, which are surrounded by another 21 acres of pristine woodlands.

427 Furness Road Michigan City, IN 46360



Brookdale Park is a lovely small park which is currently in development. Mowed pathways circle an agricultural field and lead back to a large catch-and-release fishing pond. The pond is home to large-mouth bass, blue gill, crappies, and carp. The grassy area has picnic tables. 

919 N 50 W Chesterton, IN 46304

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The origin of Dunn's Bridge County Park has become the stuff of legend. The bridge is exceptional piece of county history and serves as an access point to some of the most unique environmental features in the area.

500 E (over Kankakee River) Kouts, IN 46347



This 9.1 mile trail is the perfect place to walk, run, bike, cross-country ski or snowshoe. The grassland prairie habitat is home to a huge variety of wildflowers and bird species that add to the picturesque surroundings.

Entrances along U.S. 12 at Mineral Springs Road
and the Porter/LaPorte County Line

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