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Eagle Creek Park

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Address: 7840 W. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN
Phone Number: 317-327-7110
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Activities: Hiking, Biking

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Awesome place to take your family!

Experience nature and take your time walking the trails and enjoying every moment in this beautiful place! Nice beach, trails and lots of places to walk, run and take your family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Advance, Indiana
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Advance, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Experience nature and take your time walking the trails and enjoying every moment in this beautiful place! Nice beach, trails and lots of places to walk, run and take your family to enjoy. Can't believe it's almost in the city, on the West side of Indianapolis off West 56th St, get an annual park pass too for savings!

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Indianapolis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great trails to hike or places to ride your bike. Close to home, so easy to get to. Nice little nature center

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Lovely park with lots to offer. Trails, horseback riding, swimming, fishing, a nature center, playgrounds, and more.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Eagle Creek Park is one of the largest city parks in America. Numerous picnic shelters and playgrounds, as well as dozens of small picnic sites dot this 5300 acre forested reservoir area. You can drive or bike the meandering roads, hike or run the hilly trails, experience the two nature centers, swim, fish, rent boats in season, bird watch or--"Go... More 

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Indiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Let's start here; if it wasn't for Eagle Creek, I'd move out of the area. Period. This is a remarkable park for a naturalist, a family, or someone who just needs some exercise in a natural area. The birding is spectacular in early-mid May. There are a lot of things to do in the park. The down side is that... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We have only been during the cooler months and love that it's an oasis in the city. Beautiful landscapes! The ornothology (bird) center is super fun. Bring your own binoculars if you are going on a day that the center is closed and you can see lots of birds on the water from a nearby overlook. Otherwise, the center has... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A beautiful, large park where they preserve nature. Also they have interesting displays of different birds, a lake.

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Chicago
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317 reviews 317 reviews
131 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A piece of forest and lakes just a little way from downtown. It is so close to US 65 that one can take a quick hike on one of the many trails and be back on the highway in no time at all. If you are a birder, it is a MUST STOP.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This park offers everything, nice picnic spots, long hiking trails, zip line and water activities. In fall its simply beautiful... It is one our favorite places to hang out with friends and family

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The park is easy to drive through or walk and hike. There is always animals to see and watch in fascination as they look for food. The park is large in size and the price is really cheap to enter. Fun for all ages!!

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