Runners, walkers and families all have a great reason to visit McCloud Nature Park on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, when the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County and Hendricks County Parks & Recreation host their annual Fall Colors Run, immediately followed by the Fall Colors Festival.
Fall Colors Run
Runners and walkers, join the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. for the annual Fall Colors Run at McCloud Nature Park, sponsored by Hendricks Regional Health!
Warm up next to a campfire, and then run or walk a one-mile or 5K course surrounded by the gorgeous fall foliage of McCloud Nature Park in this untimed event that benefits your Hendricks County parks!
Advance registration is required, and space is limited! The one-mile course is $20 per person, while the 5K course is $30 per person. Save money by registering a family of four for just $60!
Did you miss out on a Summer Fun Run t-shirt by one event this year? Register for the 2018 Fall Colors Run, and we’ll count it toward your Summer Fun Run total! We’ll have your Summer Fun Run shirt for you at the Fall Colors Run!
Registered participants will receive a commemorative event shirt, a refreshing walk or run under the beautiful autumn leaves at McCloud, and the satisfaction of supporting the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County!
Details and registration information can be found by clicking here.
Fall Colors Festival
Immediately following the Fall Colors Run is the Fall Colors Festival, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Come out to McCloud Nature Park and celebrate the beautiful autumn foliage with us!
Unless otherwise indicated, all activities are FREE to enjoy!
- Archery with Hendricks County 4-H Shooting Sports
- Operate an apple cider press
- Decorate a pumpkin
- Enjoy the grasshopper-themed prairie maze and complete a scavenger hunt within it
- Go on a hayride ($5/person; $10/family of any size)
- Face painting by The Purple Palette
- Yard games hosted by Brownsburg Parks & Recreation
- Throw an atlatl (an ancient hunting weapon)
- Hike any of the 6.5 miles of trails
- Check out the observable honeybee habitat
- Take lots of photos!
Families are not required to participate in the Fall Colors Run to enjoy the Fall Colors Festival.
The Fall Colors Festival is FREE to attend, appropriate for all ages, and no advance registration is required.