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White River State Park

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Address: 801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number: 317 233 2434
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: Located in the heart of the city, this park contains a zoo, gardens...
Located in the heart of the city, this park contains a zoo, gardens, museums and much more.
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We went every day! Always something to do.

Absolutely wonderful! There are little restaurants along the canal, buildings, homes, gorgeous plants/flowers. You can rent pedal boats, take gondola rides, rent 4 seater... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Absolutely wonderful! There are little restaurants along the canal, buildings, homes, gorgeous plants/flowers. You can rent pedal boats, take gondola rides, rent 4 seater cycles......the best! The zoo, dolphin show and butterfly place is all accessible from this park.

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London, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We were in town for a Saturday wedding, departing Sunday morning. This park was so cool. Had we known it was this awesome. we would have come a day earlier so we could have spent all day Saturday enjoying. We actually talked about coming back just to visit this park.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

My wife and I rented paddle boats to take a tour through the park. It was a great way to experience the park and spend quality time together.

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Bend, Oregon
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Wish I had gotten to see more of this park, I went around the outskirts and it was pretty. Lots of outdoor art and clean.

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Independence, Kentucky, United States
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A lot to do in this area-we went to the zoo, rented bikes and biked the cultural trail along the canal and into downtown, visited the NCAA museam, and enjoyed the scenery. There was a lot more to do in the area, but we ran out of time. Parking was very reasonable in the underground garage there. Great place to... More 

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Warsaw
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

The White River Park canal is lovely, with excellent paths for those on foot, bikes, or segue ways. Pedal boats can be rented, and there is even a gondolier service that reminds one of Venice. The condos or apartments along the canal are lovely, and there are benches to sit and admire the scenery. There is a pedestrian bridge near... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We came across this by asking our waiter at breakfast if there was anything to do on this lovely day, downtown. Having had been joking that if he came back and said Paddle boats that we were doing it!! He came back and said paddle boats! We spent the afternoon meandering around the park: • Paddle Boats • Zoo •... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

First,let me say the city of Indianapolis is very clean and well kept.That being said White river State park was well kept and very clean also,we walked the canal walk and went to the Zoo,there is so much to do really but my Wife was kind of wore out from meetings and conferences for 6 straight days,so our visit was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Nice park just a 5 minute walk from the majority of downtown. We rented a surrey, a 4 wheel bike for 3 and took an hour to loop around the park. No time to visit the zoo that is also there. A nice place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city along a river setting.

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Ocean, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We went for a walk and it was so great. People rent bikes to go along the park. We took great pictures. Such a nice place to spend the afternoon. So much stuff to do.

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