“A characteristic or habit in someone that appears to be instinctive because that person has behaved in a particular way so often.”
At Fishers Parks & Recreation, we want to help make spending time in nature your second nature with our various activities. There are ample benefits to spending time in the great outdoors, including:
Check out a backpack at the Fishers Parks & Recreation Office and let us help you explore nature! Backpacks include field guides, binoculars and many other useful items. Backpacks are available for all ages, including preschoolers, youth and teens, and adults.
Backpacks can be checked out for 7 days at a time and can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Limited quantities are available, so please call our office at 317-595-3150 to check availability or to place the backpack on hold. A copy of your driver’s license is required to rent a backpack.
Fishers Parks and Recreation has designed several nature activities for preschoolers, youth and teens, and adults. Check out our available activities and stay tuned for more activities coming soon! The following activities are now available:
While engaging in activities in natural areas - please commit to “Leave no Trace”.
We want to recognize you as your reach your nature milestones! Submit your completed activity logs and we'll recognize certain milestones and offer special incentives to participants. More information coming soon!
Explore one of our many natural areas that Fishers has to offer! Don't forget to check out our parks trail guide (PDF) to help you plan your next Second Nature adventure. The following natural areas are available for exploration: