The Indianapolis Hiking Club offers a wide variety of hikes: slow and easy to longer and more challenging, urban, and state parks. Annually the Hiking Club visits the Smokey Mountain National Park in April. Spring brings wild flower hikes with knowledgeable arborists and pet friendly options. Hikes are free and open to anyone 18 years or older.

Wild flower identification hikes

April 10, at McCormick’s Creek Park Spencer 4-5 mile hike

April 17, Eagle Creek Park Indianapolis 4-5 mile hike

April 22, Holiday Park Indianapolis 4 mile hike

April 24, Mounds State Park Anderson 4-5 mile hike

Bring your dog hikes

April 9 in Greenwood 4 mile hike

May 29 at Garfield Park Indianapolis 4 mile hike

State Park hikes

April 15, Fort Harrison State Park Indianapolis a slow and easy 2-5 mile hike

May 5, Turkey Run State Park Marshall 5-10 mile hike

May 12, McCormick’s Creek State Park Spencer 3-6 mile hike

For specifics on each hike visit the website www.indyhike.org

For more information on the wide variety of outdoor activities the hiking club offers contact laddmary2003@yahoo.com.

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