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Great Out and Enjoy

Beautiful open space on the north side of Indy. Take a walk along the canal and eat at one of the... read more

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hopsing129
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New Palestine
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Good, could be better

It'd be cooler if they developed it more along the lines of Chicago's canals but it's still really... read more

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Wayne S
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful open space on the north side of Indy. Take a walk along the canal and eat at one of the many restaurant choices.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hopsing129
Reviewed yesterday

It'd be cooler if they developed it more along the lines of Chicago's canals but it's still really pleasant to walk the canal at lunch or on the weekends with family, there's activities like paddle boats and 4 person cards plus segway tours and other...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

n/a taking the high road :) I had a friend that played music here frequently as I visited. :) This was memorable!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nicely redone and perfect for 3-4 miles walks and runs. Lots of activities on and around the canal including boat rentals and condolas some restaurants and museums along the trail

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked a 5k that was marked out along the canal path and I walked the area quite a bit while staying in the city. It is a gem.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I grew up in Indy and have been traveling back several times a year for the last 40 yrs. I had heard about The Central Canal Walk but never made the time to explore it. I was back in Indy mid October and was invited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

This would be a great romantic place to walk when you’re on a date. It’s a really good walk, so make sure you have on good walking shoes. However, I would not recommend walking it alone. It’s widespread and beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 16lillians
Reviewed December 8, 2018

When I saw where my hotel was, I was excited to stroll the canal. However, once I got there, I was a little underwhelmed. The canal is pretty, and yes, it breaks up the cityscape, but what's the point? The canal is surrounded by office...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank psudino
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice little canal to take a stroll on with your kids or special someone. Be nice if they changed up the scenery from time to time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SarahDB99
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This is a beautiful area downtown, with ample canal front walking and dining. Several sites are perfect for a wedding or picnic, and festive times start here with coloring of the water to match the holiday or event!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jps1980
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mapoh64
May 19, 2018|
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Response from 105kenyaw | Reviewed this property |
There are bikes, canoes and a gondola too.
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ashtenmbrooks
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Calliope1014 | Reviewed this property |
4 person Paddle boats for $35 per hour, single kayaks for $20 per hour, and tandem kayaks for $25 per hour. You can also rent bikes at the south end of the canal- $10 an hour for single- $25 for 4 person surrey. On really... More
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ashley m
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Dave46033 | Reviewed this property |
I defer to the previous answer. March 17th opening date.
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