You are cordially invited to participate in the dedication ceremony of the hiking trail at Eagle’s Crest Nature Preserve. This wooded area is truly unique with its rolling topography, breathtaking views, and high quality hardwood forest. Please join us for a brief celebration with our partnering organization, Hoosier Hikers Council, who created a sustainable hiking trail, Read more »
Our current Third Saturday project is to build a new, two-plus mile trail in a rugged nature preserve south of Gnaw Bone, Indiana. Owned by the Sycamore Land Trust, the Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill has steep ravines with dramatic views of the surrounding hardwood forest. Creeks flowing through the ravines contain exceptional Read more »
Join folks from the DNR Division of Nature Preserves and Indy Parks for a celebration and formal opening of the Eagle’s Crest Trail at Eagle Creek Park. The event will be held at the Eagle’s Crest meeting house from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be refreshments, fellowship, and even a hike on the Read more »
On Friday, August 29th, there will be employees from Duke Energy Company who have chosen to do volunteer trailwork with the HHC as their Day of Service project. We will meet them at Wall Ridge Shelter in Morgan-Monroe State Forest at 9:00 to continue work on a reroute of the Three Lakes Trail. Because this Read more »
Since the HHC will have several volunteers manning a booth at the Hoosier Outdoor Experience on the third Saturday of September, we are having our monthly work day on the second Saturday, September 13th. We’ll continue to work on a reroute of the Three Lakes Trail that will take it closer to the original third lake Read more »
The HHC will be at the HOE on both Saturday, September 20th, and Sunday, September 21st. Held at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis, the DNR’s Hoosier Outdoor Experience attracts thousands of outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes from across the state. For more information, see the DNR’s website: http://www.in.gov/dnr/5009.htm. To help with the HHC booth, contact Bonnie Read more »
The 20th annual Knobstone Mini Trail Run will take place on Saturday, September 27th. For more information and to register, follow this link: http://www.hoosierhikerscouncil.org/knobstone-trail-mini/. Please note that this is a new date for this race this year.
The Tecumseh Trail Marathon, held in association with DInO (Do Indiana Offroad), will take place on Saturday, October 25th this year. Follow this link for more information and to register: http://www.dinoseries.com/tecumseh-trail-marathon/.
The HHC August third Saturday work day will be on August 16th at Morgan-Monroe State Forest. We’ll continue to work on a reroute of the Three Lakes Trail that will take it closer to the original third lake at the south end of the loop. We’ll meet at 9:00 am at the Morgan-Monroe State Forest Read more »
HHC’s June third Saturday work day will be on June 21st at the T.C. Steele Memorial Site. We’ll be finishing up a trail that will provide a connection from the T.C. Steele Site to the Tecumseh Trail. This is a short trail that will take off from the Whippoorwill Trail in the Selma Steele Nature Read more »