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.

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NCAA has also been a catalyst in the development of White River State Park, where it is located on the site of an old power plant.
Since the Indiana University/ Purdue University (IUPUI) campus is adjacent to the White River State Park, the IU Medical Group has access to NIFS with an on-site medical clinic.
Downtown in White River State Park this month, you'll find that the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art has expanded with a 45,000-square-foot addition, including new galleries, classrooms, a library and a new 90-seat care on the canal, serving dishes inspired by Western and Native American culture.
White River State Park is home to several exciting venues and is just steps away from the Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome and many downtown hotels.
Open to all children and families saving for college, the event will be held at White River State Park in Indianapolis and will start at 10 a.
In addition to the array of connected locations, White River State Park, the NCAA Hall of Champions, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Circle Centre mall and countless dining options are just steps away.
The Harley Davidson 100th Anniversary Ride will meet in the White River State Park in Indianapolis Aug.
Be sure to check out the many museums and attractions just west of the convention center in White River State Park.
Located in White River State Park next to the National Collegiate Athletic Association's headquarters, the Hall of Champions is dedicated to the skills and determination it takes to succeed in college athletics.
The city also includes several attractions such as White River State Park and Gardens, the Indiana State Museum, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, and one of the greatest Children's Museum's in the country.
Another big 1997 development story is the National Collegiate Athletic Association's decision to locate its national headquarters in White River State Park on the west side of downtown.
The zoo, part of White River State Park, leases its land from the state for $1 a year, said spokeswoman Judy Gagen.

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