Oak Savannah Bike Trail

A paved bike trail extends through a woodland with wooden fencing along its borders and a wooden bench in the foreground along the path.
The Oak Savannah Bike Trail brings visitors along the Hobart Prairie Grove unit of the park.


Getting There
Trailhead Parking Lots
East Trailhead: 4 North Hobart Road, Hobart, IN 46342.
West Trailhead: 301 South Colfax Street, Griffith, IN 46319.

GPS Coordinates
East Trailhead: 41.536741, -87.239896 (Decimal Degrees).
West Trailhead:
41.516732, -87.394026 (Decimal Degrees).

Need to Know
Hours & Information

  • Hours – Open daily from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  • Free – No entrance or parking fee.
  • Ride Distance – 17.8 miles.
  • Ride Time – 2 hours.
  • Difficulty – Easy.
  • Trail Surface – Paved.
  • Facilites – Year-round restrooms and potable water at the west trailhead. No restrooms or potable water at the east trailhead.
  • Pets – Permitted on a leash (6' or shorter).
  • Prohibited – Littering, hunting, and removing plants.
  • Prohibited – Motorized vehicles.
  • The east and west parking lots are paved.
  • The west trailhead is located at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith, IN.


  • Always wear a helmet when riding a bike.
  • Please stay on the trail and respect closed area signs. Going off trail damages fragile habitat.
  • Ticks are present year-round. Take precautionary measures to prevent bites.
  • Be prepared for changing weather conditions.
  • In case of an emergency or to report a crime, call 1-800-PARK-TIP.


  • The trail is wheelchair accessible.


Trail Information
Click here for a list of all biking trails at the Indiana Dunes National Park.
Download a national parks interactive trail guide phone app. Apple or Android.

Oak Savannah Bike Trail
Ride Distance: 17.8 miles round trip, 63 feet of elevation gain, 0% average grade, 1% maximum grade.
Ride Time: 2 hours.

This rail trail links several cities and other rail trails together. The western trailhead is at the Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith. The trail crosses over Lake George on its way into Hobart. The eastern trailhead parking lot of the Oak Savannah Bike Trail is the western trailhead parking lot of the Prairie Duneland Bike Trail, which runs all the way to Porter / Chesterton.


Trail Map

Click here for a list of all hiking trail maps of the Indiana Dunes National Park.
Download a national parks interactive trail guide phone app: Apple or Android.
Paper trail maps are available at the trailhead kiosk and the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center.

Oak Savannah Trail Map
Oak Savannah Trail Map

Last updated: September 20, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304


219 395-1882
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center phone number.

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