Tag - outdoor adventure

Outdoor Winter Fun In Hendricks County

Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

Last year, 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 one of…

10 Summer Break Ideas Your Family Will Love

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

It doesn't take long for the excitement of Summer Break to wear off for kids, and then suddenly they're bored. If you're looking for some ideas of how to entertain your children this summer, we have a lot of fun activities and places to take them…

Did you know that the average American child spends more than 50 hours per week using electronic media? That works out to more than seven hours a day. Let that sink in for a moment, and then I'll tell you about the good folks at the Indiana Children…

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…

Did you know a brand new park just opened in Avon, Indiana? The first of its kind in Washington Township, Pecar Park is a 46-acre nature park with a playground, staff naturalist and campsites! My 5-year-old son and I went to check it out, and we were…

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…

Are you considering visiting Hendricks County this fall? Get lost. You read that correctly. Get lost...with your entire family in any or all of the fun and challenging mazes that Hendricks County has to offer during the autumn season! Let's take a…

One of Hendricks County, Indiana's premier destinations is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and there is no better time to visit McCloud Nature Park. Nestled in the northwest corner of the county, just outside of North Salem, McCloud…

Since moving to Pittsboro, Indiana, a few years ago, my family and I have enjoyed visiting the numerous beautiful, well-kept parks throughout Hendricks County. Avon Town Hall Park, 6570 E. U.S. 36 in Avon, can be found at the top of my family's list…