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Eagle Creek Park

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Address: 7840 W 56th St, Indianapolis, IN 46254-9706
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+1 317-327-7110
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00

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Great way to spend a day!

Huge beautiful park with trails, canoes and many other things to do. Perfect for a family picnic or just a casual day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge beautiful park with trails, canoes and many other things to do. Perfect for a family picnic or just a casual day.

Thank chelle500
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Eagle Creek is a beautiful city park, on par with state parks. Fantastic for quick hikes, strolling along the reservoir with your dogs, or family outings.

Thank Veronica S
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

it's true! look it up! There's no better place that is a quick, easy drive away that offers up wild life in their natural state. zip-lining. water-sports. botanical gardens. etc. the list goes on. an absolute must visit for all hoosiers and people across the midwest, not just for residents of Indianapolis

Thank Brad A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

There are NOT lots of deer and those that are in the park will likely be shot during their annual tame deer slaughter. Hiking trails have deteriorated so much that they can be dangerous when covered with leaves or snow. Eagle Creek Park is a great place for bird watching, having a picnic or water activities. It is most enjoyable... More 

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Newport, Kentucky
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101 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Not very far from the downtown Indianapolis, this is one of the must-visit places in Indianapolis, especially during summers and fall. Great place to hangout - many lakes and reservoirs. There is Go Ape Adventures within the park which is open from April to October. The Eagle Creek Earth Discovery Center, right next to Go Ape, is quite a good... More 

Thank Jay M
Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Eagle Creek is a great place to go running, biking, swim in summer, and hike trails. There are LOTS of deer- you almost certainly will see deer. It's always pleasant- year round. There are miles of trails and the streets have a pedestrian lane (and speed limits in park are slow)- there are several miles of road in the park... More 

Thank Charri J
New York City
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Not to be missed. Definitely go to the ornithology center. Top-notch, grade A. There are schedule events at the center, so you should check ahead to see if something is particularly interesting.

Thank mostly_happy_camper
Saint Louis, Missouri
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378 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were here during fall when the weather was turning cooler. But in the summer I think it looks like a very nice place for outdoor recreation.

Thank Deana M
Sellersburg, Indiana
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355 reviews
155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Was a little disappointed that we had to pay admission to a municipal park (I expect this at state or national parks). But we did enjoy bringing our dog here for a walk. Some decent views of Eagle Creek Lake and somewhere around 10 miles of walking trails.

Thank ManningAvenger
Bengaluru, India
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I was in Indy along with my friend Aji George on a business trip, late October and visited this place on a week end (thanks to John April and family). A perfect place to walk, enjoy the nature and learn about birds. The small bird museum was superb. We walked around the lake, watched people fishing, cormorants and terns fly... More 

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