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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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2017 Wall Calendars

2017 Wall Calendars

Local amateur and professional photographers submitted more than 350 photos to Hendricks County Parks & Recreation as part of a contest to create a wall calendar. Twelve winning photographs were selected and now grace the pages of this unique, first-of-its kind...

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Observation HoneyBee Hive

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 experience nature in...

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