A Float Through McCloud Nature Park

The Big Walnut Creek runs through McCloud Nature Park in North Salem, Indiana. On June 12, thirteen-year old, Nick Randall, set out to capture video of entire length of the Big Walnut through McCloud by mounting his GoPro… Read More

2016 SUMMER FUN RUNS

LOVE to RUN our PARKS! What better way to explore 13 PARKS in Hendricks County than on a RUN! 2016 FUN RUN SCHEDULE     Every Wednesday from June 1 -August 24, runners and walkers are invited to join… Read More

Arboretum Groundbreaking

The Arboretum at McCloud Nature Park GROUNDBREAKING  May 6, 2016 McCloud Nature Park  Please join Hendricks County Parks & Recreation and the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County as we celebrate the groundbreaking of our newest attraction – the… Read More

Park 2 Park Challenge & 5K

park 2 park challenge

The 6th Annual Park2Park Challenge and 5K Run/Walk Relay:  20 miles – 4 team members 5K: Individual or Family Plainfield Recreation and Aquatic Center, Plainfield, IN           Thank you to all who participated in the the… Read More

Duke Energy “Birds of Prey” Presentation and Giveaway

Majestic birds will be visiting Hendricks County on Earth Day – Friday, April 22. The Duke Energy Foundation is sponsoring the American Eagle Foundation’s “Birds of Prey” program at 1 p.m. April 22 at Sodalis Park, 7700 S…. Read More

Native Plant & Tree Sale

Native Plant & Tree Sale April 16, 2016 – 9:00AM to 1:00PM Sodalis Nature Park, Plainfield Online Sales END at Noon on April 14 Hendricks County is going Native with trees, plants, and shrubs! Natives are the perfect… Read More

Amo-Coatesville Vandalia Trail Becomes a County Park

   Guest Blog – Greg Midgley The Friends of the Vandalia Trail are pleased to announce that the trail project in the Amo-Coatesville-Putnam County Line area has reached another significant milestone this winter. After 11 years as a… Read More

2016 Native Plant Sale

Native Plant & Tree Sale April 16, 2016 – 9:00AM to 1:00PM Sodalis Nature Park, Plainfield Online Sales OPEN March 1 – Pre-order & Save! Hendricks County is going Native with trees, plants, and shrubs! Natives are the… Read More

SAVING THE CREEK BANK

  If you have been enjoying our beautiful spring weather at McCloud Nature Park, you might have noticed a large area on the banks of the Big Walnut cleared of brush and trees.   In an effort to… Read More

Maple ‘Sirup’ Days and Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

The 8th Annual Parks Foundation of Hendricks County Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser will return on March 5 and 12, 2016 when the sap starts flowing from our Sugar Maple trees. The Foundation will serve up pancakes with real Maple… Read More