Cycling and Fitness Warehouse, on S. 3rd in Richmond, across from the Cardinal Greenway, rents free bikes. They also rent helmets and locks. Bikes are available on a 1st come 1st served basis.
Funding for this program is made possible through grant funding by Reid Health.
Brookville Lake is situated in the picturesque Whitewater River Valley with traces of prehistorical Indian mounds known for their archaeological significance. Something for everyone. Brookville has a 5,260 acre lake that is great for fishing complete with 10 ramps around the lake and four marinas. There are picnic and camping areas, beaches, and cabins for rent.
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.
Clear Creek Park has plenty of amenities at your disposal; a dream basketball court, sensory playground, sensory garden, pickleball courts, picnic areas, and a baseball diamond.
Established in 1883, Dougherty Orchards is the oldest family owned and operated orchard in the state of Indiana. Dougherty Orchards has been growing apples for 138 years and creating family memories for generations. Visit the petting farm, enjoy a donut sundae, or try one of our wines or wine slush.
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.
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.
Enjoy a quiet oasis as you paddle out onto the Middlefork Reservoir. Six four-seat paddleboats (weight limit 550 pounds) and two rowboats (weight limit 350) are available to rent. Paddleboats and rowboats are $10 for the first hour and $5 for each additional hour. Canoes are $6 for the first hour and $3 for the following hours.
The brand new Riverside Heritage Trail is a must see beautiful 1 mile stretch of paved trail that is still a work in progress but safe to use, relaxing, cool, and ready for you. The trailhead is located at North 17th and North J Streets.
Dedicated in 1937, the E.G. Hill memorial Rose Garden honors Richmond's famed Rosarian, Gurney Hill. The All American Garden boasts hundreds of colorful roses, annuals, perennials, and a lacy Victorian gazebo and has been awarded the A.A.R.S. Display Garden Destination. The German Friendship Garden is in honor of our friendship with Zweibrucken, Germany.
This inclusive, fenced in playground features adaptive play equipment for all children – regardless of ability or disability.
Today's Harvest is family owned and operated. We grow our own vegetables and fruits, and even our pumpkins and mums in the fall. We also have a huge annual corn maze! We sell Christmas trees and also serve as a local florist.
Scenic canoe, kayak, raft, tube trips, and camping on the Whitewater River for families, individuals, and groups.
Along this paved trail through the historic gorge area, hikers, cyclists and nature lovers will be able to explore the geological and historical significance of the Whitewater Gorge, as well as its natural rugged beauty. Fossils found along the trail are from animals that lived about 450 million years ago on the bottom of a warm shallow sea that covered this area. Free.
This 200-acre Whitewater Lake offers kayaks, paddle boats, rowboats, canoe rental, electric trolling motor boating. Fishing, swimming, horseback riding, picnicking, campground, shelters, and family cabins are also available. Accessible to Brookville Reservoir. Open year round. Admission charged.
Travel through time on Indiana's most Scenic Railroad. Built on the towpath of the Whitewater Canal, the railroad offers a 17 mile, 1 1/2 hour (one way) journey from Connersville to Historic Metamora, a restored 1838 Canal Town. Round trip allows for a 2-hour layover in Metamora for shopping and sightseeing.