Tag - hiking

Parks play a vital role in society. More than just a place to relax and have fun, parks provide economic value, health and environmental benefits and social importance to communities. Hendricks County, Indiana, already boasts an impressive system of…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 years. You…

Top Running/Walking Trails in Hendricks County

Thursday, April 21, 2016 1:53 AM by Beth Fife

Spring has arrived in Hendricks County and running and walking is the perfect way to enjoy it and stay in shape at the same time. Many paved and wooded nature trails are located throughout the county. This post is dedicated to the most popular ones…