Fun in Fishers

Whether you’re looking for the perfect running path or your next great adventure in the parks, create lasting memories while exploring Fishers. With over 24 parks and 132 miles of nature and recreational trails, Fishers is the perfect place to escape into nature.

Featured Recreation Stories

An Empty Nester’s Weekend Guide to Fishers

An Empty Nester’s Weekend Guide to Fishers

One of the things that makes Fishers so great is it’s appeal to all kinds of lifestyles.  It’s true, Fishers is full of young families with kids to entertain and parents looking for a night out. But what about when those kids are all grown and have flown the coop?...

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20 DIY Family Halloween Costumes

20 DIY Family Halloween Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner and although things may be a bit different this year, there’s still plenty to look forward to. There’s candy of course, but then there’s also thinking about epic costume ideas for the whole family.   But First, Candy…  This...

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National Farmers’ Q&A with the Fishers AgriPark Staff

National Farmers’ Q&A with the Fishers AgriPark Staff

Today is National Farmers Day, and we’re celebrating! To commemorate the holiday, we sat down with two important farmers who run the Fishers AgriPark, which pays homage to the city’s agricultural heritage every day. Learn more about our family favorite at the Fishers...

Top 5 Things to Do at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve

Top 5 Things to Do at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve

Hello Fishers! I’m Sarah Sandquist, Director of Fishers Parks. Fishers has 24 parks spread throughout the City, ranging in size and function from pocket parks like Cheeney Creek Nature Area to larger parks like Holland Park and Brooks School Park. Each park has its...

Top 5 Things to Do at Cyntheanne Park

Top 5 Things to Do at Cyntheanne Park

Hello Fishers! I’m Sarah Sandquist, Director of Fishers Parks. Fishers has 24 parks spread throughout the City, ranging in size and function from pocket parks like Cheeney Creek Nature Area to larger parks like Holland Park and Brooks School Park. Each park has its...

Backyard Bird Watching

Backyard Bird Watching

According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, more people than ever before are hungry for information about how to improve their backyard birding identification skills. Since many of us have been spending more time at home and taking walks through nature, interest in...

A Day in the Life at the Fishers AgriPark

A Day in the Life at the Fishers AgriPark

Since last fall, farmer Trevor Wildey has worked day in and day out to make the Fishers AgriPark what it is today. At just 23, his farming experience is vast, working on his own family’s farm and other local produce and livestock farms his entire life.  Hired 10...

Top 5 Things to Do at Flat Fork Creek Park

Top 5 Things to Do at Flat Fork Creek Park

Hello Fishers! I’m Sarah Sandquist, Director of Fishers Parks. Fishers has 24 parks spread throughout the City, ranging in size and function from pocket parks like Cheeney Creek Nature Area to larger parks like Holland Park and Brooks School Park. Each park has its...

Fishers AgriPark Family Favorites

Fishers AgriPark Family Favorites

Located along 113th Street and Florida Road is the city’s newest park, Fishers AgriPark.  Fishers’ AgriPark is a unique park concept incorporating 33-acres dedicated to teaching visitors about farming practices and encourages visitors to learn about and participate in...

Top 5 Things to Do at Billericay Park

Top 5 Things to Do at Billericay Park

Hello Fishers! I’m Sarah Sandquist, Director of Fishers Parks. Fishers has 24 parks spread throughout the City, ranging in size and function from pocket parks like Cheeney Creek Nature Area to larger parks like Holland Park and Brooks School Park. Each park has its...

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Summertime is here and one of our favorite parts about this time of year is making our very own summer bucket list.  While this year is a little different than those in the past, that doesn’t mean we still can’t make a list full of fun events and places that we want...

6 Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

6 Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer

The excitement of summer days is one of our family’s favorite times of the year. Now that the summer heat is in full swing, what better way to enjoy these summer memory making days than by beating the heat with summer fun around Fishers!1. Creek Stomping Is there...

10 Fun & Creative Ways to Learn at Home This Summer

10 Fun & Creative Ways to Learn at Home This Summer

Summer is upon us, and for our children it can either be a learning dust bowl or a learning paradise. Children are tempted to spend hours in front of the screen, but with a little creativity their summer can be transformed by exploring new hobbies, learning...

Summer Wildflower Hike at Ritchey Woods

Summer Wildflower Hike at Ritchey Woods

Take a wildflower hike at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve to see what the “buzz” is all about. Pollinators abound in the prairie as the summer blooms take hold. I recommend the Orchard and Dragonfly Trails for the best views and pops of color. Here are some of the...

50+ Reasons We Love Fishers Parks

50+ Reasons We Love Fishers Parks

At Fishers Parks, we create a community of exploration for all ages. Whether you’re looking for a night to let loose, ecotherapy on the trails, or your family’s next adventure, our parks and activities are made for making memories.  To celebrate July’s National Parks...

Saxony Lake & Beach

Saxony Lake & Beach

Life is better on the beach, especially when you can soak up the sun without leaving Fishers! Saxony Lake and Beach (13358 Pennington Road) offers residents and visitors a chance to feel the sand beneath their toes at this 20-acre lake and 300-foot beach made from...

Billericay Park

Billericay Park

From trails to playgrounds and baseball diamonds, Billericay Park is bustling with activity throughout the year. Located at 126th Street and Promise Road tucked just south of Fishers High School, Billericay Park totals 44 acres of diverse recreation area and truly has...

Brooks School Park

Brooks School Park

One of the City’s most frequented parks, Brooks School Park (11780 Brooks School Road) is known for its many inclusive ways to play and explore in Fishers, tucked just southeast of the Sandstone subdivision at 116th Street and Brooks School Road, the park totals 16.5...

Cumberland Park

Cumberland Park

From the roar of the crowd at youth soccer games to a relaxing walk in nature, Cumberland Park (10580 Cumberland Road) has something for everyone! The park is situated at the corner of 106th Street and Cumberland Road and boasts over 40 acres of play and adventure. On...

Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve

Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve

Located in the heart of Fishers, Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve (10410 Hague Road) is the perfect place to unplug. The park, one of only two state designated nature preserves in Hamilton County, is approximately 127 acres, and boasts nine beautiful nature trails...

Heritage Park

Heritage Park

One of Fishers’ most charming parks, Heritage Park (10595 Eller Road) is a hidden gem in the heart of Fishers. The 33-acre park located at Eller Road and 106th Street is known for its scenic multi-use and wooded nature trails, one of the best sledding hills in the...

Holland Park

Holland Park

Located in the heart of Fishers, Roy G. Holland Memorial Park is Fishers’ first municipal park, developed in 1991. The park is approximately 34 acres and offers a variety of amenities for all age groups and abilities. From sports fields and basketball courts, to...

Flat Fork Creek Park

Flat Fork Creek Park

Tucked away on the east side of Fishers, Flat Fork Creek Park (16141 E 101st Street) is the perfect place to escape the busyness of the season and unplug in nature. The park, located at 101st Street and Cyntheanne Road, is just over 60 acres and boasts unique and...

Cheeney Creek Park

Cheeney Creek Park

Nature is waiting to be explored at Cheeney Creek Natural Area (11030 Fishers Pointe Boulevard). The 25-acre park is a secret wildlife oasis in the heart of Fishers and home to several unique amenities. From fishing ponds to greenways, Cheeney Creek is the ideal place...

Cyntheanne Park

Cyntheanne Park

From the little ones playing on the playground to community gardeners harvesting vegetables, Cyntheanne Park (12383 Cyntheanne Road) is a hidden gem busting with activity in northeast Fishers. Perhaps one of Cyntheanne Park’s most unique features is the vibrant...

Touch a truck virtual tours

Touch a truck virtual tours

Since this year's Touch-A-Truck event was cancelled due to COVID-19, we're bringing you a virtual way to explore our City vehicles! Learn more about some of our big rigs with the videos below.

Nature First Program

Nature First Program

The start of school brings an excitement to the Fishers Parks office. Since 2014, Chief Naturalist Danesa Stolz gets ready to go back to school each fall. But it’s not in the traditional sense; Stolz leads the one of a kind Nature First program, an award-winning,...

Top 5 Things to Do at Brooks School Park

Top 5 Things to Do at Brooks School Park

Let’s face it, this summer break definitely looks a lot different than most due to the Covid-19 travel restrictions, closures, and social distancing guidelines.

Top 5 Things to Do at Holland Park

Top 5 Things to Do at Holland Park

Let’s face it, this summer break definitely looks a lot different than most due to the Covid-19 travel restrictions, closures, and social distancing guidelines.