Starke County, Indiana, is a small, picturesque area with rolling hills and natural landscapes located in the lower southeastern portion of the NWI region. Made up of small to medium-sized towns and cities, Starke is the ideal place for quiet community living while keeping you in closer proximity to the larger cities that are just a short drive away.


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Starke County Forest

Take in the sights on a short day hike through the Starke County Forest. The trails are family-friendly and easily accessible and the trails are wide for comfortable navigation.

The Starke County Historical Society

Learn more about the history of Starke County, Indiana. See a replica 1950s office, learn more about the smallest man in the world, Che Mah, view a display about Indiana’s only governor elected to two non-consecutive terms, Governor Schricker, and see the two-headed calf that was born locally in 1938.

The Erie Trail

Built on what was formerly the Erie Lackawanna Railroad, over 9 miles of paved trail creates the perfect, easy adventure for walkers and joggers. There’s also a nonmotorized route ideal for hiking and bicycling, and an equestrian trail to enjoy. Get great views of the Kankakee sand country and Indiana farmland, as well as natural groves of oak savannah, wildflowers, prairies and marshlands.

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