Tag - sports & fitness

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…

It's a new year and time to start working on those New Year's resolutions! Getting in shape is a common resolution, and we have several unique options here in Hendricks County, Indiana, for doing just that. Not all of us are gym rats or fitness…

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…

There was a time in Hendricks County, Indiana, 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…

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…