Tag - McCloud Nature Park

Insider Guide to Maple Syrup Days at McCloud Nature Park

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

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

Have you tried winter hiking? It requires bundling up, but winter hiking provides several unique opportunities that aren't as readily available when hiking during the other three seasons of the year. We have a number of hiking opportunities in…

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…

8 Outdoor Winter Activities in Hendricks County Parks

Thursday, November 19, 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…

Outdoor Winter Fun In Hendricks County

Friday, November 13, 2020 11:00 AM by Jamie Hergott

A couple years ago, my husband and I were invited to a fall birthday bonfire. It had been on my calendar for four weeks. But when the day came, it was actually more like winter, a frigid 20 degrees outside. The party still took place and was actually…

Central Indiana is bursting with fall colors this time of year, which makes it a fabulous time to gather up the family and take a road trip to view the autumn foliage. Hendricks County, Indiana, is nestled in the middle of some excellent spots for…

5 Locations to See Fall Color in Hendricks County

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 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…

I realize Fall Break may look a little different this year. So, let me start by saying masks and social distancing are still important and critical at this time, but that shouldn't keep you and your family from enjoying some fun! If you are looking…

Autumn has arrived and is my favorite season of the year for a number of reasons, including that there is so much to do around Central Indiana. If you and your family are looking for reasons to get out and about, here are 10 fun fall destinations…

Are you a dog family looking for outdoor fun to have with your furry friend? Luckily Hendricks County has a lot of things to do outside with dogs…