|Our guide to Indianapolis will help you find the best kid friendly parks in Indianapolis Indiana. After an extensive beautification project that began in the 1980s, Indianapolis has evolved into a flourishing hub for industry, commerce, sports and entertainment. The capital of Indiana is a city full of superlative attributes. It has been voted "One of America's Best Places to Live and Work," ranked among the best cities for small business, and cited as an optimal choice among meeting planners. The city is known for hosting two of the largest single-day sporting events, the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400. It is also home to the NFL Colts and the NBA Pacers. Tourists are drawn to such famous sites as the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Zoo and the RCA Dome. Other popular spots to visit include Circle Center, which is the hallmark of the downtown area, and the Canal Walk, which allows visitors to navigate through scenic parks, gardens and trails. There are tons of great kid friendly parks in the city of Indianapolis, our city guide will help you find the best kid friendly parks. You may have a hard time deciding what to do in Indianapolis, but we make your decision easy.
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Kid friendly parks in Indianapolis
Military Park - Indianapolis, IN
100 W Washington St, (317) 233-2434 - Military Park is a 14-acre green space that borders the IUPUI campus and hosts many festivals - including Indy JazzFest - each year.
Rhodius Park - Indianapolis, IN
1720 W Wilkins St, (317) 327-7191 - Rhodius Park's rec center offers special programs for kids that include the Carnine Little League, a swim team, Junior Lifeguards, and a Jr. Bask
Garfield Park - Indianapolis, IN
2450 S Shelby St, (317) 327-7135 - Garfield Park is the oldest park in Indianapolis and features a conservatory, sunken garden, arts center, MacAllister Center for the Performing Art
Washington Community Park - Indianapolis, IN
3130 E 30th St - Washington Park is a 128-acre park nestled on the near east side of Indianapolis.
Brookside Park - Indianapolis, IN
3500 Brookside Pkwy S Dr, (317) 327-7179 - Brookside Park covers 108 acres of rolling wooded green space and is home to three playgrounds, outdoor basketball courts, four tennis courts, five
Christian Park - Indianapolis, IN
4200 English Ave - Amenities at Christian Park include a Family Center, a spray pool, a walking trail, two picnic shelters, two playgrounds, five tennis courts, baseb
Perry Park - Indianapolis, IN
451 E Stop 11 Rd, (317) 865-1833 - Perry Park hosts one of only two ice and roller blading rinks in the Indy Park system, as well as a seasonal swimming pool and picnic areas.
Northwestway Park - Indianapolis, IN
5253 W 62nd St, (317) 587-0925 - Northwestway Park's 117 acres include a 135,000 gallon outdoor aquatic center with a zero depth entry and a fan-shaped area offering various play f
Ellenberger Park - Indianapolis, IN
5301 E St Clair St, (317) 327-7050 - Ellenberger Park is home to a public swimming pool and an ice rink. Other park amenities include a playground, a picnic shelter, tennis courts, bas
White River State Park - Indianapolis, IN
801 W Washington St, (317) 233-2434 - White River State Park features trails, grassy areas, and waterways just like at any other state park, but also includes cultural, educational, and
Edna Balz Lacy Park - Indianapolis, IN
E McCarty St & Greer St - This playground is located in the Edna Balz Lacy Park at the corner of McCarty and Greer Sts in Indianapolis, IN.
Kid friendly nature centers in Indianapolis
Holliday Park & Nature Center - Indianapolis, IN
6363 Spring Mill Rd, (317) 327-7180 - Holliday Park is a 94-acre city park that offers playgrounds and plenty of trails just right for family hikes. The Nature Center focuses on Marion
Daubenspeck Community Nature Park - Indianapolis, IN
8900 Ditch Rd - Daubenspeck Community Nature Park is a greenspace haven of fourteen-plus acres. It is not part of IndyParks but is instead maintained by volunteers
Kid friendly zoo / aquariams in Indianapolis
Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens - Indianapolis, IN
1200 W Washington St, (317) 630-2035 - At the Indianapolis Zoo families can watch and interact with dolphins as they swim in the world's only submerged underwater dolphin dome, get up cl
Kid friendly recreation in Indianapolis
Indy Lakes - Indianapolis, IN
4001 W Southport Rd, (317) 888-6006 - Indy Lakes is a kid friendly recreation located in Indianapolis IN.
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