Carmel Parks Awarded National Gold Medal, Favorite Features Stand Out

#CarmelIN – Clay Parks & Recreation received a distinguished honor this week. The local parks department was honored by the American Academy Parks and Recreation Administration with a 2014 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. In plain English, it distinguishes Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCP &R) as an outstanding parks […]

Last Chance Outdoor Concert at Coxhall Gardens

#CarmelIN — Coxhall Gardens in Carmel, Indiana is a serene park operated by Hamilton County Parks & Recreation. It’s a great place to head when you need to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But even quiet respites can surprise us sometimes. Between the park’s two matching clocktowers is The Centerpiece, […]

Adaptive Programs at Monon Center Mean Everyone Has Fun

The Monon Community Center in Carmel, Indiana takes the “community” part of its name seriously. The host of adaptive programs offered for people with special needs is evidence of that, as is the fact that the Monon Center employs an Inclusion Supervisor. The list of available adaptive programs fills 5 pages of the Carmel Clay […]

City of Carmel’s Recommendations for Tree Pruning

With trees in the full bloom of Summer, it’s important to keep your lawn and garden looking trim and neat. Many Carmel people take to their yards each weekend, putting pride into their poseys and pansies. But make sure you aren’t doing more harm than good. When it comes to pruning trees, there are a […]

Lawrence W. Inlow Park: A Great Carmel Park for Carmel Kids

Lawrence W. Inlow Park is a beautiful Carmel park nestled among many popular Carmel subdivisions on 131st Street in Carmel, Indiana. The park is situated on 16 acres of land, making it one of the smaller Carmel parks, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with exciting attractions appealing to Carmel children […]

Lenape Trace Park in Carmel Indiana

Lenape Trace Park is a charming, 3 acre Carmel park located near the intersection of 96th Street and Westfield Blvd. in Carmel, Indiana. Lenape Trace Park offers paved trails perfect for taking and stroll, running or taking your pooch for a walk. The park also comes equipped with access to the ever popular Monon Trail […]

Japanese Style Garden in Carmel, Indiana

Carmel parks and gardens are some of the most beautiful in Indiana. A hidden garden behind the Carmel City Hall building is the Japanese Style Garden. The garden is small Carmel park including access to The Monon Trail, a serene pond with swimming coy fish and a tranquil fountain and foot bridge. The story behind […]

River Road Park: A Carmel Park Full of Variety

Among the golf courses and Carmel subdivisions that make up a large portion of the Carmel, Indiana landscape, resides River Road Park located on River Road on the north east side of Carmel. At first glance River Road Park seems like just another beautiful Carmel park, but look closer and you’ll see some definite differences […]

River Heritage Park in Carmel Indiana

River Heritage Park is a large Carmel park located on 40 acres of beautiful lush land near the White River on River Road in Carmel, Indiana. River Heritage Park offers many attractions popular among Carmel people. In addition to the large parking lot, clean restrooms and a large picnic area able to accommodate large parties, […]

Prairie Meadow Park: A Carmel Park on the Prairie

Nestled in the Plum Creek North Subdivision north of Carmel is the quaint Prairie Meadow Park in Carmel, Indiana. Prairie Meadow Park is situated on a 5 acre piece of land, making this one of the smaller Carmel parks, but it still boast notable features that make it popular among Carmel people. The 1/4 of […]

Hazel Landing Park in Carmel Indiana

Hazel Landing Park is a Carmel park nestled in the 44 acre wooded area near the White River just east of 106th Street in Carmel, Indiana. The entrance to this hidden park is located off of the busy Hazel Dell Parkway but with no sign to indicate its location, this is a park Carmel people […]

Founders Park in Carmel Indiana

Founders Park is currently just an open field situated on 39 acres of lush green land located on the busy corner of the Hazel Dell Parkway and 116th Street in Carmel, Indiana. However, the plans for this new Carmel park will turn this piece of undeveloped land into a new and exciting park for Carmel […]

Flowing Well Park: A Unique Carmel, Indiana Oasis

Carmel parks are among some of the most beautiful and serene parks located on the north side of Indianapolis, Indiana. One that really stands out among the rest is the Flowing Well Park in Carmel, Indiana. Flowing Well Park is situated on 18 acres of wooded landscape and features an artesian well where Carmel people […]