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Wolf Lake Bike Ride scheduled for Labor Day

Registration deadline August 24 for ride on Monday, September 2, 8:30am

The Labor Day Bike Ride around Wolf Lake will cross state lines. (Map provided)
by Melanie Jongsma

HAMMOND, Ind. (August 15, 2019) – The 16th annual Active Living Faire at Wolf Lake will feature a bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on September 2.

The free 20-mile ride begins at 8:30am with a sign-up at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Avenue in Hammond, Indiana. The ride, which is sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), will include frequent stops along the way. Participants will view all parts of the watershed while enjoying early autumn colors. Highlights include:

  • Wolf Lake Pavilion & Memorial Park
  • Amaizo Channel
  • Eggers Grove
  • William W. Powers State Recreation Area
  • Wolf Lake Terminals
  • Nike Missile
  • Indian Creek
  • Powderhorn Lake
  • Calumet Container Site
  • George Lake

Bike riders are required to wear helmets.

Though the ride is free, registration is required by August 23, to help the organizers with planning. Registration is available at: For more information, call 219-933-7149 or 312-220-0120.

The Active Living Faire is organized to promote health and fitness for visitors to the Wolf Lake watershed. It is free to the public. AWLI is a not-for-profit organization and land trust seeking to protect and enhance the Wolf Lake watershed.

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.