Eagle Creek Park


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Eagle Creek Park

Address:7840 W 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46254

Phone:317-327-7110
Fax:317-327-7122
Web: www.indygov.org/eGov/City/DPR/Parks/home.htm
Size: 5,290 acres.
Location:Northwest of downtown Indianapolis.
Facilities:Picnic areas, outdoor theater, 1360-acre reservoir, marina, boat rentals, trails, fitness course, archery/pistol range, 27-hole golf course, nature center, playground, dog park.
Activities:Canoeing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, fishing, swimming, bird-watching, hiking, bicycling, golf, cross-country skiing, ice skating, environmental education program.

See other parks in Indiana.
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United States Tiny Urban Escapes, Indianapolis This summer, two shipping containers that have been remodelled with glass walls will open on 4 acres of private land adjacent to Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis as getaway cabins called Tiny Urban Escapes.
This 10-week program meets at a NIFS, the IU Natatorium on the IUPUI campus, and Eagle Creek Park to complete a weekly workout of running, biking, swimming, or a combination of the disciplines, each Tuesday from 6/20-8/26 from 5:30-7pm.
Boyer of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry for toxin analysis and Eagle Creek Park for use of their docks.
The study was conducted at Eagle Creek Park in northwestern Indianapolis, IN.
In Eagle Creek Park, House Wrens used 18 milk-carton boxes, in some cases repeatedly, showing clearly that cardboard boxes are acceptable to House Wrens, at least in the first season of presentation.
The high predation rate on nest boxes at Eagle Creek Park was clearly due to box vulnerability and to an ample number of predators.
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Runners-up: Cullen Park (Houston) 10,534 acres; Mission Trails Park (San Diego) 5,700 acres; Forest Park (Portland) 4,836; Eagle Creek Park (Indianapolis) 4,813; Griffith Park (Los Angeles) 4,171 acres.
This 11-week program meets at a NIFS, the IU Natatorium on the IUPUI campus, and Eagle Creek Park to complete a weekly workout of running, biking, swimming, or a combination of the disciplines each Tuesday from 6/21-8/23 at 5:30p.
It's connected to Eagle Creek Park, one of the nation's largest city parks, and the course features nature areas, wetlands, animal habitats, tree-lined fairways, undulating greens and rolling terrain.
If you prefer wind to oars, rent a sailboat at the IU Sailing Center (812/855-5902) on the south side of Lake Lemon just 10 miles northeast of Bloomington, or at Eagle Greek Reservoir on the northwest side of Indianapolis (317/327-7130), part of Eagle Creek Park, the nation's fourth-largest city-owned park.