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Central Canal

337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
+1 317-955-2389
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Pleasant and relaxing

Pretty walk along the canal. Nice homes to look at, friendly people with children or walking dogs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Beautiful setting

Nice place for a walk and see the city from a different angle, lots of interesting things to see... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lakeland, United States
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337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-955-2389

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pretty walk along the canal. Nice homes to look at, friendly people with children or walking dogs. It was clean and safe. Only one small cafe that we saw, no shops. It is a destination for a pretty, relaxing walk or jog.

Thank skipamy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice place for a walk and see the city from a different angle, lots of interesting things to see down there.

Thank toddmQ5710XI
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place to stroll along the water. Many runners, cyclists,and paddleboats. Cheerful outdoor enjoyment!

Thank Mmpel64
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband took a walk along the canal. It is lined with local business, plenty of benches to rest and shade.

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The canal area is very pretty and the grounds are beautifully landscaped. You can rent kayaks or paddleboats down on the canal. A very nice touch in a very nice area of indy. We saw lots of people renting and spending some time on the...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the closest thing to Venice if you're on a budget lol. But seriously this place is breathtakingly beautiful and super romantic. There is so much to do.....

Thank Latoya B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice place to walk but watch out for the bike riders because they fly past you with no warning. Maybe I'm just used to being from a city that bikers call out what side they are passing on but our of the...More

Thank K G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember when the central canal was basically a ditch...now it is such a beautiful waterside promenade for walkers, runners, bikers and sightseers. There is even a place to rent Segways along the canal walk. On the canal itself you can rent a pedal boats...More

Thank trswartz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there yesterday for the first time. It's a good place to relax and think. I love the scenery and everything about the place. This is now my favorite spot to visit whenevet I'm off from work.

Thank LovelyJourneys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in Indy and this place was nothing back then, but they sure have made it an attraction. There is so much to see and do as you stroll leisurely or go for a run around the canal walk. Paddle boats, bike rentals,...More

Thank Scott T
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Cassandra C
Can you bring your own kayak? Is there public Access and if so where can you go to park and put them in?
18 June 2017|
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Response from GAR8601 | Reviewed this property |
No, only traffic allowed is the rented paddle boats or gondolas.
where is the best place to park? we can't walk long distances
14 April 2017|
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Response from Sunnysky7 | Reviewed this property |
There is a pay parking lot on Washington Street just east of the zoo.
How safe is it to walk around the canal? Specifically asking as a 22 year old girl
17 January 2017|
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Response from Ron P | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty safe during the day. I wouldn't do it at night alone. The "horseshoe" main section I consider safe, but the fringes have a bunch of homeless guys. It's always good to be cautious.