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Mill Race Park

5th and Lindsey Streets, Columbus, IN 47201
+1 812-376-2680
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Vagrants in Mill Race Park and the Columbus bike trail

I recently relocated to Columbus IN. Mill Race Park is nice except for the fact that I see the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gary R
Beautifully peaceful and fun for the family

This is a beautiful park to take a stroll along the river, around the pond, and through a covered... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Rich4102
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Columbus, Indiana
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5th and Lindsey Streets, Columbus, IN 47201
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"covered bridge"
in 54 reviews
"observation tower"
in 5 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 5 reviews
"basketball court"
in 3 reviews
"nice place for a walk"
in 2 reviews
"walk or bike"
in 2 reviews
"nice playground"
in 2 reviews
"running trails"
in 2 reviews
"evening walk"
in 2 reviews
"reflecting pool"
in 2 reviews
"play ground"
in 2 reviews
"playground equipment"
in 2 reviews
"lots of green space"
in 2 reviews
"paddle boats"
in 3 reviews
"downtown columbus"
in 2 reviews
"pond"
in 18 reviews
"fishing"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently relocated to Columbus IN. Mill Race Park is nice except for the fact that I see the same, obviously homeless man (vagrant, with backpacks et. cetera) not only in Mill Race Park (twice now) as well as on the bike trail, (so, three...More

1  Thank Gary R
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a beautiful park to take a stroll along the river, around the pond, and through a covered bridge. There is a big playground and concerts throughout the summer. You can go fishing there, climb a lookout tower, play with your dog, or even...More

Thank Rich4102
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Paved walking paths, a pond, streams, covered bridge, picnic tables, benches, and a nice playground.

Thank Lee G
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Really nice park to visit any season. Take a picnic, go dirt-fishing, walk the dogs... it's beautiful and has some really nice structures. The new paths are great!

Thank sugarr893
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I ran through this park during my overnight stay in Columbus. The trails were smooth and well paved. I like running along the river and around the large reflecting pool and through the covered bridge. I would have liked to have climbed up the overlook...More

Thank Robin V
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a lovely setting, fun circular tube with vining plants growing through and over it, interesting picnic shelters, the covered bridge and reflections, a performance area-all the things a community park should have.

Thank Lori Z
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We have been to Columbus many times but had never stopped at this park. After seeing parts in the movie Columbus, we did so on a rather cold day in December. We ambled up the 84 foot observation tower with spectacular views of the city,...More

Thank Becky053
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

This city park is quite beautiful, and there are several things to see as you walk around! Don't miss the Observation Tower (Stanley Saitowitz, 1990) - you can climb a few flights of stairs to get to the view at the top! The park also...More

Thank Alexis B
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to walk or bike. There are plenty of trails and place a to get a breath of fresh air. There is a nice playground for kids, a covered bridge and a climbing tower that gives a good view of downtown...More

Thank jstuck2500
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

In our move to Columbus, we were amazed at this place right in the middle of the "city." Since we have been here- now a year- it is still one of our favorite places to take the grandkids and dog. Playing in the sandbars &...More

1  Thank mfatheree
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Daniel L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we have not paddle boat rentals in this park, however , you can walk, run , and play different sports. Its almost a mile from downtown . I recomend to stay on Indigo Hotel in front crossing the street.
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Response from Luv2fmam |
One restroom is between the playground and the pond. It is less than 0.10 of a mile.
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