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Fort Harrison State Park

5753 Glenn Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46216-1066
+1 317-591-0904
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Great day out

This is a very nice state park that includes places to hike, bike, fish, cookout, ride horses, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tsl1b
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Richmond, Virginia
Fantastic park

We visited for a photo shoot of the grand kids. We found multiple areas to capture great images... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
daqattaq
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Fort Wayne, IN
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This 1700-acre park is chock-full of activities and history, housing a former World War II prisoner-of-war camp. Recreation includes fishing, bicycle trails, walking and jogging trails, horse trail rides and hayrides, picnicking and a nature center. Knowledgeable naturalists answer your questions and offer guided hikes and talks.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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5753 Glenn Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46216-1066
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+1 317-591-0904
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice state park that includes places to hike, bike, fish, cookout, ride horses, and they even have a museum on site. I was here recently and must say I was very surprised at how great it was. There are stables on...More

Thank tsl1b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for a photo shoot of the grand kids. We found multiple areas to capture great images. Many swing sets and tons of green grass and trees. We could see the bike and walking paths and lots of hiking trail heads. Also had quite...More

Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the Fort Harrison State Park. There are so many bike, hiking, jogging and walking trails to choose from.

Thank scottgordon
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Used to be a very pleasant and beautiful place to hike or run while letting the stress of life go but the cyclists are getting worse every year. These people have no problem damn near running you over as you try to hike a trail....More

2  Thank Bbowman76
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Fort Harrison State Park is a small park but still offers fun things to do. You can fish in the pond, hike the trails, bike the trails, and ride horses. The have a military museum up by the horse barn. It makes a great day...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon at this nice state park. Everything was clean and well maintained. The kids played on the playground, ran on some trails in the woods, walked around the fishing pond and wore themselves out after having so much fun!

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to hike, picnic, snow sled, bike ride, play @ playground, and fish. Horseback riding and the nature center are nice too

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I did the Lawrence Creek trail for the first time. I was in Indy for business so I took a change of clothes. It had stormed all morning but it stopped by the afternoon. The trail was wet of course. There were little streams of...More

Thank BGingerich
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing area for being so close to downtown Indy. The hiking trails are not very difficult but can be crowded on the weekends. There are close to 8 miles of mountain biking trails that are easy to moderate. Several playgrounds, a sledding...More

Thank Sean U
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The large spacious open areas of Ft Harrison State Park, the availability of a hotel, restaurant facilities and for those who golf; a golf course make this a pleasant well rounded adventure. The buffet on Sunday is a hit with many, so make sure you...More

Thank EbonyOnly
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Clifford L
2 July 2017|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure about a BBQ. There are places where you can grill and picnic near the pond but as far as bringing your own equipment and setting up a big BBQ...not sure. You will need to call the park.
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TEMPESTWALKER
8 September 2016|
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Response from emeraldprincess71 | Reviewed this property |
(317) 541-1866 would be a number to try., They also have a page on the books of faces
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Renee L
28 August 2015|
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Response from Carolyn R | Property representative |
We welcome dogs (and cats) in Fort Harrison State Park on a 6 foot leash. Please remember to clean up after your pet. Hope to see you and your dog in Fort Harrison State Park soon!
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