White River State Park

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White River State Park


Location:1 block west of the RCA Dome in downtown Indianapolis.
Special Features:This large urban park includes a zoo, a botanical garden, a 15,000-seat natural grass ballpark (Victory Field), an IMAX Theater, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, and the NCAA Hall of Champions. The park is governed by the White River State Park Development Commission, which is composed of the mayor of Indianapolis, president of Indiana University, and the director of the Department of Natural Resources, as well as seven citizens appointed by the governor.
Address:801 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone:317-233-2434
Fax:317-233-2367
Phone:800-665-9056
Web: www.in.gov/whiteriver
Size: 250 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
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INDIANAPOLIS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Bart Peterson, along with leaders from Sallie Mae and The Canal and White River State Park Cultural District, outlined two new efforts to further enhance The Canal and White River State Park at a press conference this morning.
The Canal and White River State Park, recognized as central Indiana's "cultural corridor," the scenic Central Canal links many of the city's largest cultural institutions.
WHY: The new initiatives are designed to further augment the revival of the Indianapolis city center with a series of planned tourist attractions and educational components centered around bridges throughout The Canal and White River State Park.