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Masks are required on public transportation, as well as in LaPorte County and on national park and state government properties, both inside buildings and in outdoor spaces where you cannot socially distance. Most businesses still require masks. If you have quesitons, please contact the business before you go. 

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Please note: We recommend calling ahead to businesses and attractions you plan to visit for requirements and hours of operation.

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Oak Ridge Prairie

301 S. Colfax Street
Griffith, IN 46319
Phone: 219-884-7238


Spanning more than 950 acres of land, Oak Ridge Prairie is the hub for both the Oak Savannah and Erie Lackawanna biking/hiking trails. Along the trails, you will see a number of landscapes, including: savannahs, remnant prairies, wetlands and lakes. Visitors can also enjoy fishing and playgrounds For some wintertime fun, try out the sledding hill or plenty of cross-country skiing opportunities.

There is a parking fee when gatekeeper is on duty. Look at the Lake County Parks’ calendar for activities including hayrides during the fall.