Category - Amo

There was a time in Hendricks County, Indiana, when railroads played an important role in transportation, commerce, settlement and expansion of the area. As time marched on, though, railroad traffic declined nationwide, and rail companies began…

A person can only be cooped up in the house for so long. Eventually, we all need some exercise and fresh air. One activity that my family and I like to do for a change of scenery is to pile into the car and take a road trip to visit a park or trail…

Top 10: Most Popular Hendricks County Trails

Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:00 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 and residents insider advice on the top trails in Hendricks County, Indiana. Lucky for you though, I know who…

Top 10: Hendricks County's Best-Kept Secrets

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Chances are pretty good that when you hear about Hendricks County, Indiana, you're familiar with many of our main attractions. Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg is home to the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals and many other motorsports events on…

8 Outdoor Winter Activities in Hendricks County Parks

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

My fellow blogger Jamie Hergott recently wrote about locations to enjoy Outdoor Winter Fun in Hendricks County, so as the assistant superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Jamie's post with one about 8…

5 Locations to See Fall Color in Hendricks County

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're not far away from peak fall colors here in Hendricks County, Indiana, and since I work for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I have a pretty good idea of where to find the beautiful autumn foliage that makes the season so colorful. Fall…

While the Events Calendar for Hendricks County, Indiana, is always impressively filled with a variety of activities and seasonal fun, our county is also home to many staple destinations and attractions that rank high on the list of things to do. Our…

Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 AM by Beth Fife

Running or walking outdoors provides many health benefits for the body and mind. Parks and trail systems located throughout Hendricks County offer beautiful green space for outdoor activities. Put the two together, and runners and walkers of all…

A long-standing tradition here in Hendricks County, the 67th Annual Amo Fish Fry Festival will be held Thursday through Saturday, June 8-10, in the quaint town of Amo, just a bit west of Danville. The festival takes place at the Amo Ball Fields…