Upcoming Events

  1. Art Association of Henry County – Exhibit

    September 9, 2017 - October 29, 2018
  2. Henry County Saddle Club – Show

    September 22 - September 24
  3. New Castle Motorsports – Briggs & Stratton 206 Cup Grand Nationals

    September 29 - October 1

Trails

Baker Park

2000 S. Main Street New Castle IN

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


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Cardinal Greenway

Losantville Indiana

Cardinal Greenways is Indiana’s Longest Span of Recreational Trails Spanning 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana Cardinal Greenways is a private, not-for-profit organization that encompasses the Cardinal Greenway, White River Greenway, Historic Wysor Street Depot and Cardinal Equestrian Trail.


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National Road Heritage Trail

Lewisville Indiana

The National Road Heritage Trail (NRHT) is envisioned as a 150+ mile greenway crossing the state, passing through southern Henry County on its way. It will often follow the old railroad corridor which roughly parallels the historic "National Road" (now US 40 in most places). With short sections in Terre Haute, Greencastle, Plainfield, Indianapolis, Greenfield, and now Henry County completed, over one fifth (approximately 35 miles and counting) of the proposed trial is currently open with another third (50 miles) in the planning stages. 765-524-4676. info@hchcin.org www.hchcin.org


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Summit Lake State Park

5993 N. Messick Rd. New Castle IN

Telephone: 765-766-5873 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.


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Westwood Park

1900 S County Rd 275 W New Castle IN

765-987-1232 Hours of Operation: Open daily mid April – November 1 This park has a brand new 10 mile mountain bike trail (one of the best in Indiana) and 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).


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Wilbur Wright Trail

Millville Indiana

Construction on the Wilbur Wright Trail (WWT) is set to begin in 2012! the WWT will involve five phases of trail construction, generally along an abandoned railroad corridor between New Castle and Losantville (in Randolph County). The trail will originate near the Henry County YMCA and pass through Hillsboro, Messick, and Mooreland before connecting with the Cardinal Greenway in Losantville. The WWT will travel across relatively flat farmland and will offer potential equstrian opportunities just west and east of Mooreland. Transportation Enhancement (TE-21) funds have been awarded for design, engineering, construction and land acquisition for Phase 1. Indiana Heritage Trust funds have been obtained to purchase railroad corridor land. For questions and more information please contact the Healthy Communities of Henry County, Inc. 765-524-4675 info@hchcin.or or www.hchcin.org


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Wooly Bear Parkway Trail

Kennard Indiana

The Woolly Bear Parkway Trail (WBPT) is a multi-use trail and generally lies along an abandoned railroad corridor between New Castle and Shirley, passing through Westwood and Kennard. The WBPT travels across relatively flat farmland just west of Westwood to Shirley. Trust funds have been obtained to purchase railroad corridor land. For questions and more information please contact Healthy Communities of Henry County, Inc. 765-524-4675 info@hchcin.org www.hchcin.org.


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