Bluhm Park
3855 S. 1100 W.
Westville, IN
New Durham Township


Donated in 1992, by the Gayle and Lucille Bluhm. The Park includes 96 acres of spring wildflowers, upland forest, wetland, prairie and a pond. Enjoy a Variety of nature trails, paved trails, picnic shelter rental, picnic tables, playground, restrooms, bring your own bag toss games, and No-Leash Dog Exercise Area.

Already established as one of the area's best wildflower viewing secrets, the east property has a lot to offer. The west side of the property was designated for multiple use trails: mountain bike, horseback, cross country skiing and hiking. The west side of the property is also host to a large wetland area where waterfowl abound and wood ducks and geese are common sightings.

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Lincoln Memorial Trail Head
10335 West 350 South
Westville, Indiana 46391

Good news for history buffs and trail users! The LaPorte County Parks Department has developed the Lincoln Memorial Trail, which provides over 1.5 miles of new, multiple-use trails. There is a paved and an unpaved trail running side-by side starting at Bluhm Park east, continuing due east to the abandoned Monon Railroad corridor, then turning north along the corridor to County Road 300 South. The area on 350 South includes park benches, picnic tables, hitching post, water fountain, bike racks, restrooms, landscape plantings, trail gates and parking lot.

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Click here for the Self Guided Wildflower Brochure

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Click here for the trail map

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(219) 325-8315 or (219) 325-8316

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(219) 324-5855