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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…

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…

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…

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…

Are you looking for new ways to spend quality time with your significant other? Unique date night options abound in Hendricks County! My husband and I sometimes need to remind ourselves to put down our cellphones and hit pause on Netflix so we can…

5 Locations to See Fall Color in Hendricks County

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 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…

Plainfield Indiana Boasts Top-Notch Trails System

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

When my family moved to Hendricks County, Indiana, several years ago, we were unfamiliar with local parks or trails. As nature lovers, avid runners/walkers and "entertainment researchers" for the kiddos, it was necessary to seek out the best ones…

While the Events Calendar for Hendricks County, Indiana, is always impressively filled with a variety of activities and seasonal fun, our county is also home to many staple destinations and attractions that rank high on the list of things to do. Our…