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

Running in a Natural Hendricks County

We are 10 days out from the Fall Colors Run at McCloud Nature Park – October 17, 2015.  Hendricks County is fortunate to have many fitness opportunities, including all types of runs – road races, adventure runs, fun runs, duathlons, triathlons,… Read More

Monarch Migration Watch

The Monarch Butterfly is back…and we couldn’t be more happy!  For the last two decades, the population of monarchs has decreased, by some reports up to 90%.  In our own Hendricks County Parks, we have seen the impact…. Read More

Expansion Updates – Sodalis Nature Park

Progress is being made to expand Sodalis Nature Park by nearly 2,000 acres! This is a huge collaborative effort by the Indianapolis Airport Authority and the Hendricks County Park Board to give protected land back to our community!… Read More

Fall Foliage Watch 2015

McCloud Fall

Autumn has arrived in our Hendricks County Parks – McCloud, Sodalis and the Vandalia Trail!  Our trees are expected to peak in a blaze of orange, red and yellow the second to third week of October.  Check back… Read More

Introducing our new blog!

Welcome to Maple’s Moments! Maple the Fox is the mascot for the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County.  Maple can often be found exploring our incredible Hendricks County Parks – McCloud, Sodalis and the Vandalia Trail.  Maple’s explorations will… Read More

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