Tag - biking

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…

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County, so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…

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…

There was a time in Hendricks County 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 abandoning…

B&O Trail Expands West in Brownsburg

Friday, March 17, 2017 9:00 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 improvements on the…

Getting to Know Hendricks County: Plainfield

Monday, February 8, 2016 6:54 PM by Kelly Wallace

Conveniently located off I-70 and just next door to the Indianapolis International Airport, Plainfield has an abundance of hotel, shopping, dining, recreational opportunities and events for those traveling to Hendricks County. My husband and I lived…