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Top 10: Reasons to Run/Walk in Hendricks County

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:00 AM by Beth Fife

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…

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…

Throughout the history of humankind, art and nature have gone hand-in-hand. At two nature parks in Hendricks County , the opportunities to blend artistic talent with Mother Nature continue to thrive. I am the Assistant Superintendent with Hendricks…

Top 10: Most Popular Hendricks County Trails

Monday, April 2, 2018 11:00 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 insider advice on the top trails in Hendricks County , Indiana. Lucky for you though, I know who to ask. After…

Weekend Primer: Oct. 27-29

Monday, October 23, 2017 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

It's a bit scary when Halloween falls on a week night, for teachers, anyway. Ha! But in all honesty, there are some great advantages to a school night holiday. It often means that the weekend prior will be packed with opportunities to stretch out…

Weekend Primer: Aug. 11-13

Monday, August 7, 2017 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

As you make your plans for the upcoming weekend, make it a point to visit Hendricks County if you enjoy wine and live music, shopping, classic cars, a meteor shower or taking a walk, run or bike ride. We've got it all going on during the weekend of…

There was a time in Hendricks County 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 abandoning…

Run/Walk Events Heat Up in June

Monday, May 23, 2016 11:53 PM by Beth Fife

Hendricks County definitely kicks it up a notch for runners and walkers as the summer arrives. In June alone, numerous options abound including the ever-popular Summer Fun Run. Here's what you need to know: Summer Fun Run Series Hendricks County's…

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…