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Address: Michigan City, IN
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This tributary is a great place for fishing.

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Creek Ridge County Park, Trail Creek, Michigan City

Trail Creek is a small tributary to Lake Michigan. Boaters use it to travel from launches and several marinas to the big lake. Other than that, it is a migratory stream allowing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Great family location, water park, zoo, beach, marina, and walking distance to Outlet Mall! You can grill in the park for a picnic. Also a outdoor concert location in the park. Art Museum and cool restaurants close by within walking distance. Its ALL here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Went to a wedding here and it was beautiful!!! A gorgeous setting outside, and that is where the ceremony took place. Would definitely recommend it!

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

Trail Creek has a long history. Once called Riviere du Chemin (River of Trails), it is a major tributary of Lake Michigan in Indiana and one of the few streams that have not been straightened, except for the last two miles. It has had its share of pollution and sediment problems, but has improved over the past 20 years with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

Trail Creek is a small tributary to Lake Michigan. Boaters use it to travel from launches and several marinas to the big lake. Other than that, it is a migratory stream allowing anglers an opportunity to fish for the Salmon and Trout species stocked in Lake Michigan. Several locations along the Creek are designated shore fishing sites. Stream fishing is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

Trail creek is kind of a hit-or-miss fishing location. I've done so well there that I've caught my limit of 3 in an hour....... but I usually get only one.... or outright skunked in a day. This is the kind of place you have to hunt the fish down. You hunt the spots down, you have to go find the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2003

Well thios could be a long story but we will keep it in our minds as an unforgetable journey at trail creek . fish are in there but what does it take to catch them i can see them all day long depending on the day. we throw crawlers . spoons, flys ,poppers and to no avail we watch them... More 

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