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“Holliday Park Honest Review”
Review of Holliday Park

Holliday Park
Ranked #18 of 181 things to do in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Holliday Park has been in my life for over 20 years and I still love going there whenever I get the chance. The fountain area (ruin) used to be fenced off but has been remodeled and is now more open. Most of the statues are still in place and that is a good thing. I remember many times sitting against them on a warm spring day writing poetry and just soaking up the atmosphere around me.
The nature center has been remodeled and is very different now but the gardens and the trails are still beautiful. The one trail going over the bridge was overgrown (last summer) but still passable. The graffiti on the bridge has gotten out of hand but what are you going to do?
I will continue to come here whenever I get the chance to visit Indy and will continue to bring my kids here to experience this place I love so much.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

All times of the year are magical here at the park. In spring see the flowers and new vegetation in the forest, at the ruins, and all around. In winter when it's cold you can visit the quaint nature center or tromp along the trails. In summer play on the playground, stomp in the river, and run on the green fields. Fall is the best, with all the leaves! Take the time to really explore the trails that go out under Meridian, under the bridge. Exciting stuff!

Thank Emily A
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Holliday Park, on the near northside of Indy, is a large park with a wide varitey of features. There is a delightful Nature Center, lots of trails, and some interesting public art displays. One of the odd features of the park is call "The Ruins". Originally part of a building in New York City, the three colums are topped with sculptures of Caucasian, Asian and African American figures. The original building was demolished in 1950, Indy won the contest an got the sculptures. This park is worth your time.

Thank Roadtirement-RV
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This park is alot better than you can tell from the outside or a map. It has the ruins of the holliday mansion, a forest/river walking trails, gigantic play area, nature conservation center, open fields, flower gardens. It's underrated.

Thank WayneS1064
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Love this park! There is so much to do. The ruins are beautiful and run for kids to play around. The playground is divided into 3 different areas. A younger area, middle, and playground for older kids. The older kids area has a three story tower/slide with super steep slides and tall ladders. Definitely not for little ones. But there are other areas for the little ones. The indoor nature center is great too. It's free and fun for kids. There is a little river exhibit for kids to play in, area to learn about animals that live in the area, a live beehive that you can watch, live forrest animals (fish, owl, turtles, etc) and costumes. Such a fun place to play, have a picnic, plenty of shade and sun.

Thank Jessica W
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