Category - active living

Plainfield Indiana Boasts Top-Notch Trails System

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

When my family moved to Hendricks County, Indiana, several years ago, we were unfamiliar with local parks or trails. As nature lovers, avid runners/walkers and "entertainment researchers" for the kiddos, it was necessary to seek out the best ones…

Outdoor Adventures At Hummel Park

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2:00 PM by Beth Fife

My family could be considered connoisseurs of Hendricks County parks, as we have explored just about all of them many times over. Everyone picks an activity of interest, and we find a park to appease all of us. Last week on a very hot, humid day the…

Where to Fish in Hendricks County

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 9:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

Last summer, we took our boys fishing for the first time. They seemed to be kind of bored with it...until my youngest reeled in a catfish. After that, (pardon the pun) they were hooked. Grabbing our poles and a bucket of worms and heading down to…

One of Hendricks County, Indiana's premier destinations is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and there is no better time to visit McCloud Nature Park. Nestled in the northwest corner of the county, just outside of North Salem, McCloud…

Guilford Township's Hummel Park - located in Plainfield, Indiana - is one of my favorite Hendricks County parks to run in. But please don't tell the other parks; I don't want their feelings to get hurt. The eastern most portion of the park has a…

Top 10: Most Popular Hendricks County Trails

Monday, April 2, 2018 11:00 AM by Josh Duke

I don’t even pretend to be a walker, hiker, biker or horseback rider. So, I’m the last person in the world who should provide our visitors insider advice on the top trails in Hendricks County, Indiana. Lucky for you though, I know who to ask. After…