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Ultimate Guide to Parks in Indianapolis

From massive playgrounds full of ladders and bridges to trails teeming with dragonflies and flowers, parks offer a plethora of outdoor amenities for no cost at all – the perfect place to burn a little energy without paying a big price. Check out our guide to all the parks in the Indianapolis area to have a fantastic day outdoors. And don’t forget the sunscreen and water!




 Indicates parks with playgrounds

Indicates parks with nature/family centers

Indicates parks with hiking trails

Indicates parks with tennis courts

Indicates parks with basketball courts

Indicates parks with shelters

Indicates parks with water access

Indicates parks with splash pads/pools

Indicates parks with fees


Indy Parks & Recreation

Indy Parks & Recreation boasts all the parks within 465. They are all free to the public with the exception of Eagle Creek and open from dawn to dusk.

Broad Ripple Park – 1550 Broad Ripple Ave Indianapolis, IN 46220

Bethel Park – 2850 Bethel Ave. Indianapolis, IN

Colts Canal Playspace 335 W. 11th St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Holliday Park – 6363 Spring Mill Road Indianapolis, IN 46260

Ellenberger Park – 5301 East St. Clair St Indianapolis, IN 46219

Hot Shot Tot Lot Park – 948 Elm St. Indianapolis, IN 46203

Krannert Park – 605 S High School Rd Indianapolis, IN 46241

Al Polin Park – 100 E. 29th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205