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    A Natural Hendricks County

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    Live. Play. Preserve.

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    Summer Fun Run Series

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    Summer Wildflowers at McCloud Nature Park

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    The Big Walnut at McCloud Nature Park

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    Leading our Hendricks County Community in Environmental Education

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    The Vandalia Trail

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    Abundant Wildlife

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    Volunteers Improving our Parks


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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A Float Through McCloud Nature Park

The Big Walnut Creek runs through McCloud Nature Park in North Salem, Indiana. On... Read More
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Arboretum Groundbreaking

The Arboretum at McCloud Nature Park GROUNDBREAKING  May 6, 2016 McCloud Nature Park  Please... Read More
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