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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Eagle Creek Park
Eagle Creek Park

7840 W 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46225   Directions

(317) 327-7110

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Eagle Creek Park is the largest city park in Indianapolis, where families can enjoy hiking and bicycle trails, and rent canoes and kayaks to use on Eagle Creek. The shore of the creek provides a beach where park visitors can lay out and soak up some sun. A full day of fun and recreation is calling all families.

Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Garden - Indianapolis
Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Garden - Indianapolis

2505 Conservatory Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46203   Directions

(317) 327-7183

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No matter the weather or time of year, the Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Gardens is in full bloom. Enchanting European classic-styled gardens, graceful fountains, and many paved walkways transport visitors to another world. Spend a day exploring all nature has to offer.

Holliday Park | Nature Center
Holliday Park | Nature Center

6363 Spring Mill Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260   Directions

(317) 327-7180

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Nature is at home at the beautiful Holliday Park & Nature Center, where you'll find 97 acres filled with birds, friendly prairie wildlife, wildflower gardens, ruins, hidden trails, playgrounds and the White River. It's the perfect outdoor place to revel in the beauty of nature.

Indy Greenways | Indiana Trails
Indy Greenways | Indiana Trails

5325 E 96th St
Indianapolis, IN 46240   Directions

(317) 327-7431

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Indy Greenways is a haven paradise for walking, hiking, biking and horse riding. Bikers can enjoy a 127-acre natural park with nine miles of down and dirty dirt trails for both the novice and expert rider. Throughout the park are hills that challenge walkers as well - but take note, bikers have the right of way here!

Indiana's horse trails span 3,500 miles and offer a safe experience for all riders consisting of a system of loops, and a network without stables. But, you'd better take your own horse if you hope to ride. 

White River State Park
White River State Park

801 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204   Directions

(317) 233-2434

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One fabulous family adventure can be found at the Indianapolis White River State Park! Discover and explore a zoo, garden, baseball field, state museum, an interactive theater and other attractions in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Family time and discovery is a blast whether by foot, bike or boat!

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