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On your mark, get set, go!

On your mark, get set, go!

Plans for the 2021 Summer Fun Run are underway! Last year’s virtual event was such a hit we’re bringing it back for this year’s edition. Right now, our team of staff, board members and community volunteers are working hard behind the scenes to ensure you have another...

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Summer Fun Run Goes Virtual for 2020

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 trail or head back to a favorite, all while...

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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 food, we want to be overly...

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Gift Guide to Explore Your Local Parks

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 try out the Skatepark in Plainfield.  With all of the amazing,...

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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 a few changes to allow the community...

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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 All Finishers       - BonFire...

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Let’s Build a Park Together!

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, hiking trails,...

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Hendricks County Parks Events Calendar

Find even more great events going on at the Hendricks County Parks! Click here to view the full list of upcoming events offered by Hendricks County Parks & Recreation.