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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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