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

Web: www.in.gov/whiteriver
Size: 250 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
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A peaceful respite nestled just steps away from the bustling heart of downtown, the Central Canal connects all of the cultural attractions in White River State Park for easy navigation to a world of discovery.
INDIANAPOLIS, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV), the leading live entertainment and ecommerce company and Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, a statewide insurance provider since 1934, specializing in auto, home, life, business and farm insurance, proudly announced today that a popular downtown Indianapolis amphitheater is now known as the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park .
The $175 million Indiana Fieldhouse, $85 million Indiana State Museum in White River State Park, $84 million White River waterfront park project and $36 million Indiana Historical Society Building lead the list of major projects downtown.
Newly added dates on CSN's tour include shows at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ (8/19); Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY (8/20); Borgata Spa & Resort Event Center in Atlantic City, NJ (8/29); The Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis, IN (8/23); Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, NY (8/31); and Tanglewood in Lenox, MA (9/1).
With these two new hotels now open, travelers to Indianapolis have more options than ever before, steps from great attractions like White River State Park, the NCAA Hall of Champions, the Indiana State Museum and the Convention Center.
Located on a picturesque seven acre site on the edge of White River State Park, guests at Marriott Place Indianapolis are steps away from world class shopping and dining, cultural attractions, and professional sports venues.
The campaign will culminate at HANK's ADVANTAGE Health SkyConcert, scheduled for Saturday, August 30 at White River State Park.
The Indianapolis Zoo and the Indiana State Museum, both located in White River State Park, are two of Indianapolis's most popular entertainment destinations, hosting over one million visitors each year at the zoo, aquarium and museum attractions.
TOUR DATES: Jul 07 London "Live Earth" Jul 17 Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl Jul 18 Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theatre Jul 19 Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl Concert Theatre Jul 22 Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre Jul 23 Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre Jul 30 Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre Aug 01 Oklahoma City, OK @ Zoo Theatre Aug 02 Kansas City, KS @ Kansas City Memorial Hall Aug 03 Indianapolis, IN @ The Lawn at White River State Park Aug 04 Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza 2007 Aug 06 Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre Aug 07 Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre Go to http://www.
Located in White River State Park downtown, the Indianapolis Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and the American Association of Museums as a zoo, aquarium and botanical garden.
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.
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.

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