Fort Harrison State Park


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Fort Harrison State Park


Location:Post Road and 59th Street in northeast Indianapolis.
Facilities:18-hole golf course, resort suites, conference/meeting rooms, dining hall, trails, nature center, picnic areas, playgrounds, play fields, shelters, saddle barn, nature shop/store, historic sites.
Activities:Golfing, fishing, ice fishing, hiking, bicycling, interpretive programs, horse trail rides (guided rentals; seasonal), bird watching, sledding, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:An active army fort until 1995, Fort Harrison is the former site of the Citizen's Military Training Camp and a World War II prisoner-of-war camp. These camps are preserved at the park's headquarters location.
Address:5753 Glenn Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46216

Phone:317-591-0904
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_fortharrison.html
Size: 1,700 acres.
Established:

See other parks in Indiana.
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