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Eagle Creek Park

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Address: 7840 W 56th St, Indianapolis, IN 46254-9706
Phone Number: +1 317-327-7110
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00

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Eagle Creek is a great place to go running, biking, swim in summer, and hike trails. There are LOTS of deer- you almost certainly will see deer. It's always pleasant- year... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Charri J
Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
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Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Eagle Creek is a great place to go running, biking, swim in summer, and hike trails. There are LOTS of deer- you almost certainly will see deer. It's always pleasant- year round. There are miles of trails and the streets have a pedestrian lane (and speed limits in park are slow)- there are several miles of road in the park... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not to be missed. Definitely go to the ornithology center. Top-notch, grade A. There are schedule events at the center, so you should check ahead to see if something is particularly interesting.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were here during fall when the weather was turning cooler. But in the summer I think it looks like a very nice place for outdoor recreation.

Thank Deana M
Sellersburg, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a little disappointed that we had to pay admission to a municipal park (I expect this at state or national parks). But we did enjoy bringing our dog here for a walk. Some decent views of Eagle Creek Lake and somewhere around 10 miles of walking trails.

Thank ManningAvenger
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Indy along with my friend Aji George on a business trip, late October and visited this place on a week end (thanks to John April and family). A perfect place to walk, enjoy the nature and learn about birds. The small bird museum was superb. We walked around the lake, watched people fishing, cormorants and terns fly... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Eli Lilly family gave this park to our city. It has bicycle trails, water features, walking trails and lots of deer, birds- including bald eagles and herons and lots of green- specimen trees and shrubs throughout. A great place for a picnic, snow shoeing, jogging and getting away from the rat race.

Thank William L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there early morning and spent a few hours. It looked much better than the pictures here. Do not miss view from inside ornithology center or pretty much any water body around. Brilliant display of colors and water reflections make it even more impressive. Havn't had a chance for going on any trails but Red trail ( 6.5mile) seemed fun.

Thank Raghu1990
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter where we go we love to hike and connect with nature. Eagle Creek park was a nice surprise in Indianapolis , really wasn't expecting great walking trails so close to downtown Indianapolis (20 minutes away). We did the blue trail, which took us about 3 hours but we stopped to take a lot of pictures around the reservoir.... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Marina was so pretty. We came during fall and the leaves changing over the water was simply stunning! So peaceful! Driving through the park it seemed like it was raining red, yellow and orange leaves. The trails were easy to navigate and again the scenery was absolutely breathtaking!

Thank Banana427
Brownsburg, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Eagle creek park has something for everyone in the family. They have a nature center, miles of hiking and walking trails, a pet area, swimming beach, a birding trail, even a small marina where you can rent paddle boats and kayaks. The lake is huge but only electric or less than 10 horsepower motors are permitted. They even have a... More 

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