NOW HIRING – Executive Director

The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is looking for a new Executive Director. To apply, please submit your resume to

Summer Fun Run Goes Virtual for 2020

Running and walking are not canceled… and this year we welcome even more members of our community who are experiencing the trails around Hendricks County. This event, now in its 12th year encourages you to find a new… Read More

Pancake Breakfast Cancelled for 3/14/2020

** Update 3.13.2020** The outdoor festival has now been canceled as well.  Members of our board met and have decided to cancel our pancake breakfast for this Saturday. Due to this event being inside with numerous volunteers handling… Read More

Seat Reservations Open for 12th Annual Pancake Breakfast

Forest-to-Table Event! Thanks to our Platinum Sponsor, Hendricks Regional Health for their sponsorship of this event. Hendricks Regional Health is committed to enhancing the health and wellness of our entire community. After your breakfast, take a walk among the many… Read More

Gift Guide to Explore Your Local Parks

  Last year we bought our girls scooters for the holiday season, which seemed a little crazy in the middle of winter, but the first day of spring was not too far away and we were ready to… Read More

Summer Fun Run Series 2019-Registration Now Open

  The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County has partnered with your local park departments to give you an active tour of trails inside Hendricks County. No matter what your athletic ability, this series is for you! We’ve made… Read More

Fall Colors Run 2018

    5K or 1-Mile  A scenic trail run on the banks of the Big Walnut Creek during the peak of fall colors October 20, 2018, at 9 AM McCloud Nature Park     – Color changing water bottle for… Read More

Become a Friend of the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County

Chances are you and your family have benefited from a Hendricks County Park, program, event or amenity. We are often asked the best way to give appreciation for having access to these natural spaces and education so we… Read More

Let’s Build a Park Together!

As we look ahead to 2018, we are most excited about helping Hendricks County Parks & Recreation break ground on a new park- W.S. Gibbs Memorial Park. A master plan includes a bicycle obstacle course, nature playground, shelter, bathrooms,… Read More

Fall Colors Run

October 21st, 2017: 1-mile, 5K or 10K