• A Natural Hendricks County

  • Winter on the 100 year old Truss Bridge at McCloud Nature Park

  • Let it snow at the Hendricks County Parks

  • Live. Play. Preserve.

  • The Big Walnut at McCloud Nature Park

  • Winter Hiking

  • McCloud Nature Park

  • Visit anytime of year


kids-with-fish-squareThe Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is the fundraising partner of Hendricks County Parks and Recreation, leading our community in opportunities to experience the wonder of nature. As the home to three nature Big Walnut Creekparks covering 442 acres, we believe in preserving, enhancing and enjoying the natural beauty of Hendricks County. We hope you will embrace our Parks and share in our commitment to a natural Hendricks County.

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2017 Wall Calendars

Local amateur and professional photographers submitted more than 350 photos to Hendricks County Parks & Recreation as part of a contest to create a wall calendar. Twelve winning photographs were selected and now grace the pages of this… Read More

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Observation HoneyBee Hive

Support Establishment of a HoneyBee Observation Hive at McCloud Each year, McCloud Nature Park is visited by over 30,000 people.  Our Nature Center welcomes many of those visitors, including school groups, scouts and families eager to learn and… Read More

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2016 Fall Colors Run

   10K, 5K or 1-Mile  A scenic trail run on the banks of the Big Walnut Creek during the peak of fall colors October 22, 2016 at 9AM (8:45 1-mile) McCloud Nature Park Online Registration is closed.  But join us… Read More

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