Where to Find the Best Running Trails in Indianapolis
If you are a runner, then Indianapolis is a pretty great place to live, even though we may not always have the best weather for it. Runners abound here - in every age and stage of life. (I can't help but wonder if it's because we're home to the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 21, 2014 in Parks and Recreation
Cycling Indy - The Best Biking in Indianapolis
On the topic of all things green, I don’t know if we’re an early adopter, per se, but I think we’re catching on. And, I think when our city puts its minds to something, pretty cool things happen. Evidence of such determination ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 21, 2014 in Parks and Recreation
Indianapolis Parks and Greenways - The History
In 1864, the first park in Indianapolis opened after Governor Oliver P. Morton donated the land now known as Military Park for use as a recreational area. Today, Indianapolis is home to some of the nation’s finest parks and greenways. More ...
Posted by Paula Henry on April 17, 2011 in Parks and Recreation
Monon over Fall Creek
Waiting for Spring in Indianapolis.
Although a bit barren right now, soon the trails will be full of people walking, running, riding their bikes, picking wildflowers and the trees will begin to bud. I can't wait!
Posted by Paula Henry on March 17, 2011 in Indy Photo Spot
Eagle Creek Trail Offers Open Space for Outdoor Fun
If you live near Eagle Creek, you already know the beauty of walking the trails throughout the park. Now, westsiders of Marion County have plenty to anticipate with the continued construction of the Eagle Creek Trail. Upon completion, this network ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 22, 2011 in Parks and Recreation
Indianapolis Greenways to Expand
The state of Indiana has purchased more than 150 miles of abandoned rail line to further the extension of greenways and trails throughout the state. My childhood home was just south of the neighborhood of Broad Ripple. I remember well the abandoned ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2007 in Parks and Recreation