Henry County takes pride in creating a natural getaway for any adventurer and their outdoor interests. A few of the adventures that await you in Henry County  include , accessible hiking trails, Kayak Trails, Storybook Trails, Skate Parks, Splash Pads, Beaches, and of course excellent fishing.


Allen Park

Sulphur Springs IN

Located in Sulphur Springs featuring ball diamonds, community building.


Art Center & Arts Park of Henry County

218 S. 15th Street New Castle IN

Hours of Operation Tuesday - Friday 9am-4pm Sunday 1pm-4pm Art Gallery/Park Pavilion & Gazebo rental


Baker Park

2000 S. Main Street New Castle IN

Featuring picnic areas/shelters, playground equipment, ball diamonds, horseshoe pits and walking/running area. 765-529-7605


Dietrich Park

635 Locust Street Middletown IN

Located on Fall Creek just off off of Raider Road. Features several baseball and softball diamonds, picnic facilities, a paved walking path, playground, fishing on Fall Creek, and a community building.


Greensboro Town Park

120 E. North Street Greensboro IN

Henry County Memorial Park

2221 N. Memorial Drive New Castle IN

765-529-1004 Hours of Operation Open daily, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Memorial Park is a 362-acre park with the W.G. Smith Building, a rustic shelter house, three log cabins and 18 picnic shelters available for rent. Picnic tables scattered throughout the park. The park has two softball diamonds, three tennis courts, one basketball court, five volleyball courts, and several soccer fields, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, fishing, and nature trails. Upland Oak/hickory woods, Potzger's Seep Natural Area are present in the park. A BBRHC Site.


Hospital Heights Park

Alabama Street New Castle IN

765-529-7605 Located on Alabama Street just east of the Henry County Memorial Hospital. A neighborhood park consisting of a large playground area, covered picnic shelter, and open space for neighborhood football or soccer games. The residents of this area take pride in the park, pitching in to keep it clean and safe for the children.


Lewisville Park

US 40 Lewisville IN



Lowe Park

900 Block South, 25th Street New Castle IN

Maxwell Park

I Ave New Castle Indiana 47362

Located on I Ave this 1.5 acre lot will be a environment-friendly green park when completed in mid 2009. It will feature benches, sculptures, and plants.


Mooreland Park

Cory Street Mooreland IN

Murphey Park

Grand Avenue & South 15th Street New Castle IN

765-529-7605 Located on Grand Avenue and South 15th Street, the 3 acres of ground for this park was purchased in 1928 from William J. Murphey. Many years later, the city gave a large portion of the ground as the site for the National Guard Armory. The armory has placed an armored tank on the ground and there's plenty of space for neighborhood football or soccer games. You'll also find a small playground and large rock garden at this location.


Osborne Park

27th & Washington Streets New Castle IN

Telephone: 765-529-7605 Offers visitors picnic areas, playgrounds equipment, a football field, , tennis courts, basketball court, softball diamonds, and walking trails.


Shirley Town Park

Second Street Shirley IN



Spiceland Town Park

Bond Avenue Spiceland IN

765-987-1211 Spiceland's town park is the perfect place to meet for a family picnic, to read a great book, or simply to enjoy a little bit of nature. Please follow this link to the Pictures Page to view more images of the Spiceland town park.


Straughn Park

Main Street Straughn IN



Summit Lake State Park

5993 N. Messick Rd. New Castle IN

An expansive view and good fishing will beckon you to Summit Lake State Park. Activities include: boating (rental boats are available), fishing, and swimming on an 800 acre lake; camping in a 125 site Class A campground; hiking on three trails; group activities led by their naturalist service; cultural arts programs; and excellent bird watching. Telephone: 765-766-5873


Sunset Park

Hill Avenue Knightstown IN

Offers shelter house rental, open shelters for large or small gatherings, charcoal grills, playground equipment,splash pad, public fishing, ball diamonds. Home to the Knightstown Optimist Youth Baseball and Softball programs. Knightstown Babe Ruth Baseball program.


Westwood Park

1900 S CR 275 W New Castle IN

765-987-1232 This park has a brand new 10 mile mountain bike trail (one of the best in Indiana) for those who like to go off-road when they bike. Horse lovers can take advantage of the 6.5 mile horse trail (horse trailer parking available). A small modern campground (with 38 campsites) is located near the 180 acre lake and is open from May through October. Fishing is excellent for bass, sunfish, crappie and channel catfish (electric trolling motors only). Ice fishing is a favorite activity in the winter. Picnicking, playgrounds, shelter houses and play fields are some of the day use activities to be found. Some facilities are handicapped accessible. A new conference facility is available for rent (up to 50 people occupancy.


Wilbur Wright Fish & Wildlife

2239 N. SR 103 New Castle IN

This is a 1400-acre facility featuring bluegill, bass, and trout fishing, and deer, upland game, dove, squirrel, woodcock, and waterfowl hunting. Hours of Operation 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. (office); Park is open year round. Telephone: 765-529-9581


Wildlife Sanctuary

Corner of Lynndale and Trojan Lane New Castle IN

Located on the corner of Lynndale and Trojan Lane, this 40 acres has been used over the years as a "outdoor observation laboratory" of sorts for the local schools system. Little has been done to disturb the natural habitat in an effort to preserve both flora and wildlife. 765-521-6801


Your Park

Broad Street at South Memorial Drive New Castle IN