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White River State Park

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Tired the kids out

Pleasant walk with children, and when they had enough, we rented a paddle boat. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
Very beautiful

This was a very beautiful and clean park. It’s very scenic and just a sight to see. We went on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Located in the heart of the city, this park contains a zoo, gardens, museums and much more.
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801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2734
+1 317-233-2434
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant walk with children, and when they had enough, we rented a paddle boat. Well worth the time, even got a book from the small library on the way out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very beautiful and clean park. It’s very scenic and just a sight to see. We went on the canal and did the paddle boats and it was very fun! People are really friendly downtown and it’s good that everything is pretty much...More

Thank norma c
Reviewed September 14, 2018

What an incredible place right in the heart of the Downtown. From the running trails to the public art, to the zoo, the canals and much more. Can't beat it.

Thank Statman24
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We stopped into the welcome center and asked what was a "don't miss" activity. The lady said without a doubt do the Segway tour. It took us through the entire park with a knowledgeable guide showing and explaining the dozens of amazing sites and places...More

1  Thank k1ngr1ck
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This area was originally the home of the indigenous people, the Delaware and Miami Tribes, but now it is the home of all the people who enjoy the gardens, the concerts, the walking trails, the museums, the zoo, and even renting a pedal boat to...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Loved the canals and all of the activity Peaceful walks. The city planners did well with this concept.

Thank REZ1059
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great little gem in the heart of Indianapolis. If you like outdoor concerts but don't like huge crowds this is the place for you. We had a beautiful night on the lawn. Very family friendly.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed August 26, 2018

It is a well taken care of green park that is great to walk with your dogs at. And you can easily walk to some other cool spots in Indy from there.

Thank maniunchik
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I came to this city for a conference , and i brought my husband. We arrived a day early, and we were staying at the JW Marriot, in the area of the city near the museums, park, etc. we were walk g around, and basically...More

1  Thank LongIslandGiirl
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This Park is right in the Downtown area of Indy and is extensive, The City Zoo is on the Property, many locat attractions adjacent, A very extensive variety of Hiking/Walking Trails through the Park System, many of them follow The River. This Park System is...More

1  Thank palomah1
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from mommacatt | Reviewed this property |
We parked in the Zoo parking lot which is a short walk to the state park and it is free. It is a nice walk over the river and a clean lot. Safe from all we could tell.
August 15, 2018|
Response from Keita D | Reviewed this property |
The pArk is free
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August 15, 2017|
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Response from Olivia L | Reviewed this property |
This is an answer I can't 100% back because the smoking laws are forvever changing in Indiana but yes. I am a smoker and have smoked on the grounds and have seen many smoke there as well as recently as about 3 weeks ago... More