Outdoor activities

From more serene pursuits such as fishing, golf, canoeing, and hiking to the adrenaline-booting fun of zip lining, you are sure to find the perfect blend of serenity and exhilaration in Montgomery County.

Celebrate your love of the great outdoors at Shades State Park. This nature lover’s paradise is a favorite for hikers and canoeists.

Enjoy time on the links at one of our public golf courses. You can walk, hike, bike, rollerblade, swim, picnic, or canoe at one of our several city parks.

Sugar Creek Community Trail features nearly six-miles of trail winding through scenic woods around the city and along Sugar Creek. Sugar Creek Nature Park covers nearly 64 acres with trails along the creek and boasts outdoor classroom work stations.

For fast fun, Indiana Zipline Tours offers thrills by day and by night. Water recreation, fishing, camping, and family or group fun can be had at Sugar Creek Campground & Canoe Rentals as well as Clements Canoes Outdoor Center. Both are on the banks of the popular Sugar Creek.

Outdoor Recreation