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White River State Park

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801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2734
+1 317-233-2434
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Canal and park

Excellent place to spend a sunny afternoon. My 11 year old son and I rented the kayak on the... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Matt M
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Nature on the City Fringe

Just opposite the JW Marriott I got out for a good walk in the park. Just amazing how beautiful... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Mike N
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New York City, New York
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Located in the heart of the city, this park contains a zoo, gardens, museums and much more.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lawn chairs” (9 reviews)
“urban park” (8 reviews)
“farm bureau” (5 reviews)
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801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2734
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to spend a sunny afternoon. My 11 year old son and I rented the kayak on the canal. Lots of smiles and laughs. Enjoyed a walk to the river and watching all the people. A safe and fun place.

Thank Matt M
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Just opposite the JW Marriott I got out for a good walk in the park. Just amazing how beautiful and close the park is to downtown.

1  Thank Mike N
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We love to walk the canal at anytime of the day or evening. There are so many beautiful sights. The skyline can be photographed perfectly throughout your stroll. There are bike rentals and paddle boats. Segway tours are available as well. My only complaint is...More

Thank Olivia L
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This review will focus on the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn, which is the setting for concerts. I was unable to find much venue info prior to our first time, and thought maybe I could answer some of the questions I had. First this is a...More

1  Thank 2barefoot
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Great place to see a concert... had a lot of fun the other night....it is a bowl shaped concert venue...Dont bother buying tickets with seat assignments or picking up a chair as you walk in.. they are ALL these very low, close to the ground,...More

1  Thank paul30
Reviewed May 18, 2017

The park is very nice with a great trail running along the university just outside of downtown, and only a short walk from downtown hotels. The park is along side the lovely Indianapolis zoo and gardens. I was a little nervous when the Indiana State...More

2  Thank Vacationer9898
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice view of the city along the river. I found it quite beautiful for a casual stroll, walk, or to exercise. This is a must see if you're exploring the city.

1  Thank Mkdkay
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The canal is great for riding bikes and people watching. You can rent different types of bikes or a gondola.

1  Thank amy k
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Went here for almost a week in Sept and stayed at the campground. Our site was nice, not right on top of other campers, close to water fill station. The campground was almost empty during the week so it was kind of nice to have...More

1  Thank Etat4545
Reviewed April 2, 2017

A nice place to walk around near downtown Indianapolis when the weather is great. I wouldn't get in the river because it's rather dirty but just walking along it is enjoyable. You can rent bikes from downtown and cruise around. Plenty of things nearby to...More

1  Thank DoctorBurk
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Christian R
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
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2barefoot
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Chris E | Reviewed this property |
There is no permanent seating or covered area at white river.
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