Indianapolis parks

Nothing says summer fun like a trip to the park. Shooting hoops, riding seesaws, or hiking the trails. Indianapolis parks have it all! No matter how old you are, there’s always something fun to do at one of the many parks in Indianapolis. Here’s a list of some of the most popular parks, each one with its own personality!

Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Garden

This 136 acre wonderland is located on the southside of Indianapolis. They offer many activities for the entire family, including workshops, gardening classes, lecturers and more! Stroll around the gardens and learn about native plants that flourish in Indiana.

Eagle Creek Park

You’ll find several miles of trails to hike or run, playgrounds, fishing, and a new zipline at this northwest park. Check out their website to learn more about the many amenities offered at Eagle Creek.

Flowing Well Park

Flowing well is a unique park located in Carmel, IN. Bring a jug and fill up from the artesian well. There are also walking trails and shelter houses available for rent.

Holliday Park & Nature Center

Situated on over 90 acres, this park and nature center also provides one of the biggest and best playgrounds in Indianapolis and several miles of hiking trails.

White River State Park

This may be called a park, but it’s a lot more than that! This park spans 250 acres and is home to the Indianapolis Zoo, several museums, and hosts several world-famous events each year. Visit their website for a list of upcoming events or for information on how to reserve a space for your next special event.

These are just five of the most popular parks, but there are many more to pick from! For a complete list of Indianapolis parks, check out the Indy Parks website. What’s your favorite park to visit and why?

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