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“I drove to see nothing!!” 2 of 5 stars
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Fort Harrison State Park
5753 Glenn Road, Indianapolis, IN 46216
317-591-0904
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Ranked #41 of 83 attractions in Indianapolis
Type: State Parks
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
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Owner description: This 1700-acre park is chock-full of activities and history, housing a former World War II prisoner-of-war camp. Recreation includes fishing, bicycle trails, walking and jogging trails, horse trail rides and hayrides, picnicking and a nature center. Knowledgeable naturalists answer your questions and offer guided hikes and talks.
greenwood
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“I drove to see nothing!!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I think this is the only Indiana State Park I have went to that was a total disappointment. My 3yr. old grandson son said it was "Boring". This seems to be more a city park that has very little to do. We actually spent about 5 min. in the building the consider a Museum.

Visited July 2013
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Springfield, Illinois
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“Didn't do my research before going”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

I'm from out of state and in Indy on business every week. Decided to pack a lunch and enjoy it at a park this week. Fort Harrison is just right up the road so I headed that way. I didn't even make it into the park, it cost $5.00. Ok so that's not expensive if you're going to spend a day there, but all I wanted was a picnic table for 30 minutes.

Visited June 2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Fresh”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I loved that the food was steaming on my plate. Service was very old school even in the banquet setting. It felt calming.

Visited November 2012
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Snellville, Georgia
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“Fort Harrison State Park better than I thought”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The Fort Harrison State Park better than I thought it would be. The city has done a great job transitioning the army base to a state park. My family had brunch at the Garrison restaurant, then checked out the beautiful park. A lot of woodland for a city park.

Visited May 2013
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Muncie, Indiana
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“Great Hiking Trails”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Fort Harrison Park is a beautiful state park, full of various types of trail, including rugged terrain or paved trails, as well as a fairly large hill you can walk or run.

Visited April 2013
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