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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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.
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. Enjoy the thrill of collegiate competition at the NCAA Hall of Champions; Dazzle at the botanical beauty in the warmth of White River Gardens; Take a trip into the future at the Indiana State Museum; Explore the grandeur of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art; Stimulate your senses with a brisk walk along the Central Canal.
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.
Several tours for spouses and guest will also be available and include: Christmas Homes & Country Club; Circle Centre Shopping Tour; Gardens & Galleries in White River State Park; Indianapolis Motor Speedway; Lights, Legends & Lions in White River State Park; Lockerbie Historic Home Tour; and Mass Ave Shopping Tour.
But there's much more to the downtown Indianapolis museum which opened late last month in White River State Park, It's interactive enough to appeal to kids of all ages, not just those who have to visit for school.
The zoo, part of White River State Park, leases its land from the state for $1 a year, said spokeswoman Judy Gagen.
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.

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