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Arbor Trace Golf Course

Beautiful rolling golf course with irrigated, tree lined fairways. Water comes into play on six holes. A golfing challenge from beginning to single handicappers. Golf outings welcome with picnic area available. Our courteous and friendly staff will greet you in our fully stocked pro shop.

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Cardinal Greenway

Enjoy biking, hiking, or jogging along the beautiful portion of the Cardinal Greenway rail-trail project in Grant County. Major trailheads with parking are located in Marion behind Westwood Square on Miller Avenue between 2nd and 6th Streets, at Hogin Park at Valley Avenue and 14th Street, and in Jonesboro/Gas City at the intersection of SR …

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Converse Junction Trail

The Converse Junction Trail consists of 3 miles of paved trail, perfect for walking, biking, or hiking. You’ll enjoy the natural beauty of the area and while in Converse, you’ll love exploring the quaint shops and amazing restaurants the town has to offer. Bring your family for a day of outdoor fun and fresh air.

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Depot Park

This lovely park in the heart of downtown Upland celebrate’s the town’s rich railroad history. The town was formed in the late 1860s by Jacob Bugher, who planned for it to be a depot point on the Indiana Central Railroad. The town’s name comes from the fact it was believed to be the highest point …

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Elks Country Club

Limited public access golf course.  The Elks is a private equity facility golf course with a ‘Accompanied By Member’ guest policy.   The Elks is a fun 18 hole regulation course located at the Marion Elks Country Club facility in Marion, IN. From the longest tees it presents 6,377 yards of golf for a par of …

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Gas City Park

The Gas City Park features shelter houses, ball diamonds, tennis courts, pickle ball courts, an outdoor swimming pool, playgrounds and fishing for kids. Festivals held here annually include Summer Concerts in the Park Series, Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration, Labor Day Weekend Celebration, Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Show in September, and a Christmas …

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Green Acres Campground

Open year round. Conveniently located just off of State Road 18.13 RV sites with water, electricity, and sewage.  Primitive camping available as well. Shady pull through sites. Quiet and relaxing campground featuring fishing pond, large campfire pits, firewood, bathrooms, showers and more.  Check out the Memorial Day Weekend or Labor Day Weekend annual music festivals, …

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Hainlen Orchard

The Hainlen Orchard is a family owned business that has been in the community for almost 100 years. Enjoy our wide selection of home grown fruit including tasty fresh-picked apples and pears. We have apple cider, cherry apple cider, cider slushies, hot cider, pumpkins, and gourds. Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun noon-5pm.

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About Grant County

Grant County, Indiana, is home to nifty attractions, outtasight events and rebellious celebrities. Whether it’s saddle shoes, classic cars, vintage bikes, James Dean, or Garfield, we love everything classic and cool. Have a blast just 90 minutes North of Indy.

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