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There are so many great parks in the Indianapolis area. From the Canal and White River State Park in downtown Indy to Eagle Creek Park on the city's northwest side, there is plenty of fun and recreation to be had in the city's great collection of parks. Below are the latest headlines.

Garfield Park: A Longstanding Indianapolis Love Affair

Garfield Park, located less than three miles south of downtown Indianapolis at 2450 Shelby Street, is the oldest public park in the city, providing recreational opportunities for the communities of Indianapolis since 1881. The sprawling grounds of Garfield Park cover more than 128 acres of land and offer many amenities and activities for people of […]

Canal and White River State Park: Beauty Flows in the City

White River State Park, located just west of downtown Indianapolis at 801 W. Washington Street, is the nation’s only urban state park and provides a wide variety of fun from its many attractions and entertainment options. Its locale is convenient to various Indianapolis attractions, including several Indianapolis museums, an IMAX theater, the Indianapolis Zoo, Victory […]

Indianapolis History – Success Story of a Great Pioneer City

The story of Indianapolis starts in 1820 when the area of land that was then known as the Fall Creek Settlement, a swampy marshland largely uninhabited, was selected to be Indiana’s capitol city. The first European-American settlers started to build permanent lodging along the White River in what is now the White River State park […]

Eagle Creek Park: Urban Park Brings Nature to the Heart of the Circle City

Eagle Creek Park is an urban park inside metropolitan Indianapolis, Indiana. It offers hiking, biking, boating and swimming, plus lovely wooded expanses throughout this largest of all the many parks in Indianapolis. Indeed, it is the sixth largest municipal park in the nation. Inside the park are almost 4,000 acres of woodland terrain and meadowlands, […]

Magnificent Broad Ripple Park in Indianapolis Indiana

Beautiful Broad Ripple Park, situated along the White River in Indianapolis, Indiana, is part of Broad Ripple Village, one of the six distinct Indianapolis cultural districts. The park can also lay claim to a long and fascinating history. Since its inception in 1946, it has served its community as a place to play, convene and […]

Military Park Indianapolis Indiana

Military Park has the distinction of being the oldest of the many parks in Indianapolis. Originally named “Military Ground,” it was founded in 1820. Used for military training during the Black Hawk War, it was the site of the Indiana State Fair for many years, up until 1863. This 14-acre property was an important encampment […]

O’Reilly Raceway Park: High Speed, High Excitement

The O’Reilly Raceway Park, formerly known as Indianapolis Raceway Park, has provided nearly 50 years of racing excitement for racing fans of Indianapolis and central Indiana. The 300 acre motorsport complex hosts a variety of racing events, including midget, drag, and road car racing, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, and a NASCAR Nationwide Series event.  […]

Indianapolis Bark Parks: Wag Your Human

Canine pet parents of Indianapolis have several options for enjoying the great outdoors with their four-legged friends. There are several bark parks to choose from throughout the city, and each offers plenty of room for dogs and their owners to enjoy fresh air and other amenities one would expect from a quality dog park in […]