Hikes & Walks

Gibson Woods in the Spring

Monthly Saturday Family Nature Walks at Gibson Woods

  • August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18
  • 9:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Free to sign up, call at 219-844-3188

Get the entire family outdoors and witness the changing seasons unfold. There is always something new to observe and appreciate in nature. A Lake County Parks naturalist will lead you through the trails of the nature preserve and point out its fascinating flora and fauna. We can’t think of a better way to learn about the natural and cultural history of our area while enjoying time outdoors.

Fall Color Walk

  • Gibson Woods 
  • Friday, October 13, 2017 
  • 9:30 a.m.
  • Reservations required: 219-844-3188 Individual sign ups only (no groups)

Fall is the time of changing landscapes, cooler weather and pleasant walks outdoors. Our native trees, grasses and other plants display an array of diverse colors and textures at this time of year. Join us for a naturalist led walk along the trails to see for yourself the beauty in your own “backyard.”