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White River State Park

801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2734
+1 317-233-2434
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This Park is right in the Downtown area of Indy and is extensive, The City Zoo is on the Property... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
palomah1
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Mesa, Arizona
Summer concert series on the Lawn

Nice venue, really not a bad seat anywhere. Very disappointed that there are NO recycling bins... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mommacatt
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North Vernon
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Located in the heart of the city, this park contains a zoo, gardens, museums and much more.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lawn chairs” (9 reviews)
“paddle boats” (25 reviews)
“farm bureau” (5 reviews)
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801 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2734
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+1 317-233-2434
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice venue, really not a bad seat anywhere. Very disappointed that there are NO recycling bins here, only containers that say they are for recycling, but they are used for trash. They do allow you to bring in food & water, so that saves you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big park right behind Victory Field in downtown. I always go there to walk when I’m in town. Bodies of water, sport fields, a welcome center and much more. Free parking as well. Backs up to the college so nice area to visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

White River State Park encompasses so much of the heart of Indianapolis, we went and spent a very fun Sunday afternoon after Church here. Everything is so clean and family friendly, highly recommended!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around / through the park from our hotel on two mornings. There’s a lot to see, do and learn walking around Indianapolis. We particularly enjoyed the part on the north side of the zoo. The information carved into the sandstone was interesting. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome way to spend a few hours- walk , bike along the promenade or in park. Rentals available. Lots of space for picnic or enjoying a nice view of the river. Connects to victory field and the zoo. If you are staying downtown, entrance is...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

I would call it more a green space. When I think of State parks, I think of forests or meadows or wild area. It does have a zoo. It is still quite an area to check out. It has a lot of sculptures. There are...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

At the Park, there are trails, grassy areas, and waterways to stroll, relax and enjoy, and many bels for walking, hiking, biking, and even rollerblading. It is an urban park spread over an area of 250 acres having a perfect location for weddings, parties or...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Good place to walk around in too. Nice place to visit too. I like it very good to visit this fall time too.

Thank mull857
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We're not sure where the park 'officially' started and ended but this was a beautiful place to walk and relax for a few hours. Lots of trails in the area for jogging, walking, bike riding, etc. Easy access points from various parts of downtown and...More

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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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