Hendricks County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programs, trails, and activities for all ages.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many programs are currently operating at limited capacity in order to meet safe distancing guidelines. However, you are always welcome to explore the parks on your own.
Not only that, there are a variety of great activities to explore at the parks! Here are two fun options.
Sunday Drop-in Activities
Stop by the McCloud Nature Center to pick up an easy activity to complete at the park or a craft kit that you can take home. Get updates each week on the Hendricks County Parks and Recreation Facebook page. Stop by the park for a fun scavenger hunt or nature craft!
The activities vary, but staff members are taking precautions such as sanitizing items and placing them in an outdoor area for pick up. These activities are free and available for all ages while supplies last.
Drop-in to the McCloud Nature Center for an easy activity to complete at the park or a craft kit to take home. You’ll have to come to find out for yourself if it will be a scavenger hunt or a craft!
Activity varies each Sunday and may be picked up beginning at 1:00 p.m. Precautions such as sanitizing items will be taken for COVID-19. Free, for all ages, ongoing, while supplies last.
Storywalk Animal Tales
Read the August Animal Tales story, Skunk at Hemlock Circle by Victoria Sherrow, while walking on an easy trail at McCloud Nature Park. You can get directions and a take-home craft at the Nature Center.
The McCloud Nature Center is open from Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed from noon to 1:00 p.m.) and on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Storywalk is recommended for preschool to upper elementary age children as well as their parents/guardians. The program is outdoors and free to attend. Be sure to dress for the weather, and don’t forget to bring water!
What are some of your favorite local activities?