If you are looking for free things to do in Richmond & Wayne County, Indiana then you've come to the right place! Bring the whole family as you experience these free fun attractions and must do activities!
This is a great park course that packs a bit of a challenge with a lot of out of bounds and water hazards. All tee pads are 4x11 concrete pads which lead to a bright white basket. There are 18 pads with 9 baskets. This brand new course (Fall 2021) is built for all players. Come into the park and play a round and then hit up town for antiques or one of our locally owned restaurants.
Get back to nature along Indiana's longest paved rails-trails which spans 62 miles from Richmond through Muncie to Marion, Indiana. The terrain is gentle, for hikers, joggers, cyclists, skaters, and outdoor enthusiasts. No Bike, No Problem . . . Cycling & Fitness Warehouse offers FREE bike rental and is located one block south of the Greenway trailhead.
A public memorial was built to honor those who served in Vietnam. A POW/MIA memorial from the when the traveling wall memorial came through Wayne County, a stone listing the number of those who died in Vietnam, and a statue of the military rifle and boots are all included surrounded by Indiana stones. Please respectfully visit the site at this residential home and take pictures. Parking is a
The Museum features local (Greens Fork/Clay Township), regional, statewide, and International items. There is a genealogy library that contains books, photos, documents, and much more. There is a post clock located just outside of the building and a memorial garden and gazebo on the property. Donations accepted.
Follows CDC cleaning protocol
Play in an inner city public community park that offers a unique variety of 8 baskets.
With over 3 miles of trails traversing 130 acres, Cope Environmental Center has something for everyone. Hike through Indiana prairies and hardwood forest, explore wetlands and ponds. Discover birds, wildflowers, insects, and reptiles or enjoy a quiet sit on the benches scattered throughout the nature areas.
Over the years a total of 29 covered bridges were built in Preble County, Ohio. Today, seven covered bridges remain including the oldest bridge in the state of Ohio.
Earlham College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college with a reputation for excellent teaching and for preparing students to be catalysts for good in the world. Influenced by its Quaker heritage, Earlham is recognized for its global connections and a commitment to peace and justice.
An extensive collection of Quaker genealogy. Special holdings include the Herbert Hoover Peace Studies Collection. Earlham is a Library of Congress selected depository of government documents.
The Earlham Nature Reserve System (ENRS) is an initiative uniting multiple properties and more than 400 acres of land managed for diversity, sustainability, research, teaching and recreation. The ENRS is comprised of natural areas on the College’s back campus and other natural areas owned by the College across Wayne County.
Experience art from around the globe in periodic exhibitions in the Ronald Gallery, Eli Lilly Library.
Admission is free.
All across Richmond and Wayne County fairy dwellings have magically appeared in shops, cafes, museums, gardens, and galleries.
The city of Richmond's name has come to mark a period of geological history dating back 440 million years ago. The "Richmondian" or the "Richmondian Age" describe a period in time where rock formations with names like "Whitewater," Liberty," "Waynesville" and "Arnheim" accumulated on the bottom of an ancient sea where east central Indiana and west central Ohio are now located.
This course sits in the biggest park in Richmond, IN. It plays through the some of Indiana's old growth forest, and uses all of the terrain features of the park. This 18 basket course is challenging, yet not so hard that it scares new players away.
This skate park has a really fun bowl, plus a variety of crazy ledges and rails.
The features found on this 466 acre property include 3% of Indiana's old growth forest, acres of reforested woods, several miles of hiking trails and running paths, Adena and Hopewell Indian mounds, ponds, fields, wetlands, and mountain biking trails. Together there are 16 miles of trails, 7.5 miles of which are Mountain Bike Trails.