The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many aspects of daily life to shift. One of those is visiting public parks and trails. While individuals are encouraged to get outside for exercise, the CDC recommends physical distancing.
Physical Distancing Guidelines
Brownsburg Parks and Recreation recommends following the National Recreation and Park Association guidelines at local parks. If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, please do not use the parks or trails.
Be prepared for limited access to public restrooms and water fountains. If possible, bring your own hand sanitizer and water bottle.
Observe the CDC’s minimum physical distancing recommendation at all times by staying at least six feet from other individuals. If the trail looks crowded or doing so is not possible, find an alternative location or leave the space. If you need to pass someone on a trail, alert the individual to your presence. If someone approaches you, step aside to allow them to pass.
Do not gather in groups for activities such as picnics or outdoor sports. Maintain physical distance from others at all times.
Local Parks and Trails
There are several great local parks and trails in Hendricks County. If you visit a park or trail, be sure to maintain physical distance from others. Here are a few great options:
- Arbuckle Acres Park
- McCloud Nature Park
- B&O Trail
- Williams Park
- Bicentennial Trail
- Stephens Park
- Maple Ridge Trail
- White Lick Creek Greenway
- Vandalia Trail
- Sodalis Nature Park
At the time of this writing, most trails are open at state and local parks. Check the specific park’s current information when making plans to try a new trail.