Indy residents love to play outside. Here are some of our favorite spots for a little fresh air.
Canal Walk: Tour this unique Indianapolis space, which stretchs from White River State Park to Indianapolis' near north side, on foot, bike, boat or Segway.
Military Park: Originally a Civil War encampment, Military Park is home to Indianapolis' biggest festivals including Rib Fest, Irish Fest and the Eiteljorg Museum's annual Indian Market.
Eagle Creek Park: With 3,900 acres of land and a 1,400 acre lake, Eagle Creek Park & Marina is the 6th largest city park in the U.S. and is a hotbed for rowing, birding and cycling
Monument Circle: As the geographici heart of of the city,“the Circle” is the perfect spot of enjoy lunch or get a picture taken. Enjoy the art adorning the Sailor and Soliders Monument, visit the Civil Warm museum located inside or journey to the top of the monument for a birds-eye view.
Monon Trail: Take in Indianapolis' neighborhoods while along this popular rail-trail that stretches from the northern suburb of Westfield to downtown's Mass Ave Cultural District (where it connects to the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.
Indiana War Memorial Plaza: Relax on a sunny day or walk your dog in this urban green space that blankets the space between the Central Library and the Indiana War Memorial.
Fort Harrison State Park & Golf Resort: Between picnics or fishing, visitors can tour the park's military past at the Prisoners of War Camp, Citizen's Military Training Camp and Civilian Conservation Corps camp. Or enjoy a round of golf on the Pete Dye-designed 18-hole course.
White River Gardens: The Indianapolis Zoo's botanical gardens offers over one thousand varieties of natural beauty and are home to a stunning array of butterflies every spring.
Garfield Conservatory and Sunken Gardens: With 10,000 square feet of tropical plants that are in full bloom year-round in the conservatory and three acres of classic, European formal garden, Garfield Park is a must-see for any green thumb.