Tag - McCloud Nature Park

Where to Fish in Hendricks County

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:00 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…

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…

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…

When I visit a new town, I try and look for areas and structures that I may not see anywhere else. You know, that uniqueness that makes a town extra special and makes you want to come back again. I thought it would be fun to tell you know about six…

Top Ways in Hendricks County to Enjoy Solitude

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:00 PM by Josh Duke

Solitude is defined as the state or situation of being alone. Let's face it, we all need some alone time now and then or are sometimes forced to be alone. So, why not put together a list of top activities to keep you busy in your solitude. Online…

Top Spring Break Options in Hendricks County

Friday, March 6, 2020 1:00 PM by Josh Duke

With Spring Break approaching for many kids and adults, we like to provide alternatives here in Central Indiana to the more expensive and distant spring break destinations. You can spend a long weekend or even a week here, have great fun and save…

Insider Guide to Maple Syrup Days at McCloud Nature Park

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County, Indiana, the first two Saturdays in March. Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce. Located just outside…

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…