Last week we visited the Muscatatuck Wildlife Refuge Park. Do not get this confused with the Muscatatuck County Park, which is nearby. The refuge is run by the US Fish & Wildlife Service and was established 50 years ago to preserve the wetlands and habitat for migrating waterfowl. It is well known as a birding... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, we ventured out to McCloud Nature Park for a brief hike and to do the maze. We've blogged about McCloud before here. Guess what animal the maze was this year! Ssssss!
We recently went for a walk through the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indy. If you are not familiar with Crown Hill, it was dedicated in 1864, and a national cemetery was established on the grounds in 1866 for soldiers killed during the Civil War. Currently, the grounds are 555 acres with 25 miles of paved... Continue Reading →
Spring arrived in Indy this past Saturday and that means another trek through the woods. This time, we went to the DePauw Nature Park. This park used to be a quarry and was acquired by the University and turned into a nature park back in 2004. You can read about the history here. Now it... Continue Reading →
Hello everyone. This past Sunday, we ventured out after receiving about 4 inches of rain in the area (this could have been 3 feet of snow!). It was an overcast and chilly day, but still mild for this time of year. This hike was at Sodalis Nature Park in Plainfield, IN. This park is 210... Continue Reading →
Burnett Woods Nature Preserve is an 80-acre wooded park located in Avon (Hendricks County), Indiana. Admission is free, and there is a 1.7-mile hiking trail that winds through primarily wooded areas although there are sections that take you beside grassy fields. The trail terrain is flat and easy to walk, but the trails can get... Continue Reading →
McCloud Nature Park is a 232 acre park located in North Salem (Hendricks County), Indiana. Admission is free, and there are 6.5 miles of hiking trails that wind through wooded areas and grassy fields. The trail terrain is fairly flat and easy to walk. The park has a nature center and has a full schedule... Continue Reading →