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    A Natural Hendricks County

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    Live. Play. Preserve.

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    Hendricks County Parks – Happy Home for Pollinators

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    Sodalis in the Rain

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    The Big Walnut at McCloud Nature Park

  • Parks Foundation of Hendricks County

    Leading our Hendricks County Community in Environmental Education

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    Summertime on the Vandalia Trail

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    Abundant Wildlife

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    Volunteers Improving our Parks

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    McCloud Nature Park


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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McCloud Observation HoneyBee Hive

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2016 Fall Colors Run

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Nature Photos Sought for 2017 Parks Wall Calendar

Deadline for submission has passed!  Winners announced very soon! Hendricks County Parks & Recreation... Read More
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