Up to the Top


Looking up to the top of a sand dune after hiking about 2.5 miles, I knew I must keep going all the way.  Lake Michigan was on the other side of the dune and it was calling my name.

Hike to the Top

Once at the top, a glimpse of the lake against the blue sky beyond the forest of trees was all the energy I needed to make it to the water’s edge.

Indiana Dunes State Park

Going down the other side of the trail as my feet sank into the soft sand was much quicker than going up.

Indiana Dunes State Park

Yes, there is a parking lot closer to the beach.  It is easier to get to the lake from there but that would mean missing out on the adventure of hiking up and over the sand dune.  Where’s the fun in that?

Indiana Dunes State Park

Jo’s Monday Walk


©Irene Tron  All rights reserved.  All photos are my own.

4 thoughts on “Up to the Top

    1. I know! The blueness and the sound of the waves are the only things that keep me going and it never disappoints.


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