hikes & bikes

If you're a fan of the great outdoors, we have some exciting news involving a few of our parks here in Hendricks County . There are two new programs being offered this summer by Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , as well as a new park ... read more

Weekend Primer: April 28-30

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The weekend is on the horizon! If you find yourself looking for something to do this weekend, we have plenty of reasons to visit Hendricks County including drag racing, an opportunity for gardeners, a family-friendly festival, a 5K run/walk and a ... read more

Why You Should Consider A Sodalis Nature Park Adventure

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 01:00 PM by Beth Fife

My family and I had never visited Sodalis Nature Park , 7700 S. County Road 975 East, Plainfield, so we went to explore on a warmish Saturday earlier this month. My daughter needed to collect natural items for a school project, and my husband and I ... read more

B&O Trail Expands West in Brownsburg

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Local runners, walkers and cyclists are probably already familiar with the B&O Trail . It's a scenic and safe place to get outside and get active. 2017 has brought expansions to the trail making it better than before with even more ... read more
If you're staying close to home over Spring Break or just want a more affordable option than donning mouse ears and heading south, we have some excellent options here in Hendricks County . Before I go and reinvent the wheel, take a look at Josh ... read more

Top 10: Outdoor Winter Events in Hendricks County

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 04:00 AM by Eric Ivie

I don't know about you, but I get cabin fever something fierce during the winter months. I like to be outdoors, so I keep Visit Hendricks County's Outdoor Recreation Events Calendar on speed-dial, so to speak. That calendar, combined with ... read more
Fall is a great time to get the family out and about doing fun activities together. One of the most popular autumn traditions around here is to navigate a maze. Here in Hendricks County , we have three distinctly different mazes in three different ... read more

2016 St. Malachy Country Fair This Weekend

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 08:39 AM by Stephanie Porter

St. Malachy's Country Fair draws quite the crowd each fall for food, fun and games. It's a great time of year, as the full force of school and sports start to take affect, to take a break and enjoy the simple things -- like their popular, ... read more
If you are a family who loves affordable outdoor recreation, we have some ideas for you here in Hendricks County this summer. What follows is an insider's guide of recommendations from someone who has lived and worked here for more than 10 ... read more

Run/Walk Events Heat Up in June

Posted on May 23, 2016 at 11:53 PM by Beth Fife

Hendricks County definitely kicks it up a notch for runners and walkers as the summer arrives. In June alone, numerous options abound including the ever-popular Summer Fun Run. Here's what you need to know: Summer Fun Run Series Hendricks ... read more

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