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Editor's Note: This is a series of posts in which Visit Hendricks County is partnering with the Hendricks County ICON and Business Leader by re-publishing stories that first appeared in their publications. These stories will highlight some of our…

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…

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…

Have you ever wanted to go for a bike ride on a random beautiful day, but you didn’t have access to a bike? Or maybe you don’t have room in your car to haul your bike to a decent trail. Look no further than the town of Plainfield, Indiana. In a…

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…

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…

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…