With two world-class environmental centers and a variety of trails, Wayne County’s mantra could well be “take a hike.” Meant in the most positive way, for a profusion of physical, mental and spiritual reasons.
By paddle, pedal, foot or golf cart, you're going to have ample opportunity for things to do in Richmond / Wayne County Indiana.
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, and wetlands. Free admission.
1257 feet above sea level. Latitude 40° 00', longitude 84° 51' W, Indiana's highest point is amidst a grove of trees. Located 15 miles north of Richmond. Exit 153 off I-70 on S.R. 227. Travel 10 miles north to Bethel. 1 mile west on Bethel Rd. and .09 miles north on Elliott Rd.
An 18 hole championship course offering scenic views and kept fast and beautiful.
This fenced dog park has picnic tables and agility equipment. Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and Wayne County Foundation and private donations. Free.
Located in Whitewater Memorial State Park, horse back riding is fun for everyone. Enjoy a 1.5, 2.5 or a 9 mile horseback ride. Hayrides and parent assisted pony rides available too.
This new city park features beautiful green space, tables & chairs for outdoor dining, and a beautiful color changing fountain kids can enjoy splashing in. Jack Elstro Plaza is also home to the Richmond Farmers Market. Come enjoy the outdoors at this unique gathering place! This space can be rented for events with a required special event form and a certificate of liability form.
On scenic Brookville Reservoir. Boat sales and rental, full service marina, golf course, restaurant, and lounge with lakeside dining.
A 15 acre lake stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish.
The Middlefork Reservoir Park is a 405-acre facility which boasts a 177-acre stream and spring-fed lake. In addition to fishing and boating, the park offers indoor and outdoor picnic areas, a new playground, hiking trails, a Bark Park, and is an excellent setting for EAGLE WATCHING and enjoying an afternoon in the sun.
Canoe on the fastest flowing river in Indiana, the Whitewater River. Rock climbing available.
Voted as one of the top Bike Trails in the state of Indiana by Indiana Office of Tourism Development.
The brand new music garden features three interactive music installations for children of all ages to enjoy. These installations allow you to dance to your own beat as you strum along metal piping, beat on hub caps and more. Musical sculptures designed by George Stallings.
The Indiana University East sculpture exhibit features seven captivating contemporary works. The
tranquil outdoor gallery is the perfect place to pause for reflection or enlightenment.
Every two years artists from across the United States are invited to submit their work for consideration
to be included in the sculpture garden.
Enjoy a game of pickleball on one of the 8 new lighted courts. Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis.
Paintball facility with 15 acre woodsball fields and a netted speedball field. Regular and group rates are listed on website. No equipment? No worries, call us to reserve a rental package. Admission charged for players. Spectators free.
The Richmond Bike Loop is a protected bike path that takes you through Richmond's downtown and Depot Districts. The Bike Path provides space that is used for bicycles and is separated from motor vehicle travel lanes, parking lanes and sidewalks.