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White River State Park

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Address: 801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2734
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
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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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concert in Park

We went to see a concert. Very nice place. You didn't have to bring chairs, they had them for you if you were in the lawn seats. We got right inside the lawn area. Excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Diana J
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Frankfort
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Frankfort
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to see a concert. Very nice place. You didn't have to bring chairs, they had them for you if you were in the lawn seats. We got right inside the lawn area. Excellent seats. One bad thing, while we were in line it was pouring rain, I had to go to bathroom and went to one of the... More 

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This state park is very nice. Very clean and well maintained. Walk along the river of follow the canal into downtown Indianapolis, it is a nice peaceful time. There is plenty to do, lots of green space to run, rent a bicycle, a paddle boat, or a Segway. There is something for everyone. I definitely recommend visiting.

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to catch the summer concert series. Easy to hear even from the cheap seats but bring your binocs. Right downtown, easy walk from the Marriott

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Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice scenic area to walk/jog. Lots to see and do. IMAX and the zoo are right on the grounds and various sculptures to admire. Excellent view of downtown. Great place to take photos.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not really visit there but this was at the end of the canal so we took some pictures and enjoyed ita view nothing so special about it

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a whim we decided to drive over to Indianapolis to visit White River Park/River Walk on a sunny day in May. I'm sure glad we did! The park is centrally located in downtown Indianapolis and follows the canal path along the White River. We rented a bicycle canopy cart which allowed us to bring our small cooler and kept... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Park is just a short walk from most downtown hotels. There are a couple of interesting museums within or just on the edge of the park as well as the Indianapolis Zoo. We skipped the zoo but found the Indiana State Museum very interesting. There are also interesting art with the park. We rented a 4-seater bicycle and explored... More 

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South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This place is truly a place to see if visiting the city. There are bikes of all kinds to rent a canal to walk or jog by and lots of green area to picnic or just let the kids run and play. Well landscaped and very clean. The Zoo is close and so is the ball field and concerts both... More 

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Meridian, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This seems to be an underused area by the city. The landscaping is beautiful. It provides a great peaceful place to walk. We also rented paddle boats and were able to go the entire length and back within an hour's time. You get a great view of the city from the canal. There were lots of bikers and families on... More 

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Gotha, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Nice walk along the riverfront. There were segway tours and paddle boats you could rent. There was also an excellent view of the skyline from the far end of the bridge over the river.

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