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

Parks Foundation Hires Marketing and Events Manager

The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is excited to announce the hiring of Meghan Stritar as its new Marketing and Events Manager. Meghan will coordinate and host events like the McCloud Honeybee Fest, the Fall Colors Run, Maple… Read More

Observation HoneyBee Hive

Support Establishment of a HoneyBee Observation Hive at McCloud Each year, McCloud Nature Park is visited by over 30,000 people.  Our Nature Center welcomes many of those visitors, including school groups, scouts and families eager to learn and… Read More

2016 Fall Colors Run

   10K, 5K or 1-Mile  A scenic trail run on the banks of the Big Walnut Creek during the peak of fall colors October 22, 2016 at 9AM (8:45 1-mile) McCloud Nature Park Online Registration is closed.  But join us… Read More

Arboretum Groundbreaking

The Arboretum at McCloud Nature Park GROUNDBREAKING  May 6, 2016 McCloud Nature Park  Please join Hendricks County Parks & Recreation and the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County as we celebrate the groundbreaking of our newest attraction – the… Read More

Park 2 Park Challenge & 5K

park 2 park challenge

The 6th Annual Park2Park Challenge and 5K Run/Walk Relay:  20 miles – 4 team members 5K: Individual or Family Plainfield Recreation and Aquatic Center, Plainfield, IN           Thank you to all who participated in the the… Read More

Duke Energy “Birds of Prey” Presentation and Giveaway

Majestic birds will be visiting Hendricks County on Earth Day – Friday, April 22. The Duke Energy Foundation is sponsoring the American Eagle Foundation’s “Birds of Prey” program at 1 p.m. April 22 at Sodalis Park, 7700 S…. Read More

Native Plant & Tree Sale

Native Plant & Tree Sale April 16, 2016 – 9:00AM to 1:00PM Sodalis Nature Park, Plainfield Online Sales END at Noon on April 14 Hendricks County is going Native with trees, plants, and shrubs! Natives are the perfect… Read More

Amo-Coatesville Vandalia Trail Becomes a County Park

   Guest Blog – Greg Midgley The Friends of the Vandalia Trail are pleased to announce that the trail project in the Amo-Coatesville-Putnam County Line area has reached another significant milestone this winter. After 11 years as a… Read More