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Segway of Indiana Tours at White River State Park

Glide through the Park and experience a scenic tour of our 250-acres of green spaces, waterways, wildlife, and more!

Tours pass all of the Park’s attractions, Indianapolis Historic Central Canal (Cultural District), and more.

The gliding adventure includes a training session, use of a safety helmet, and the mobile experience of a lifetime. Reservations are required.

Call 317-253-1910 or 317-569-0879 to reserve your one-of-a-kind gliding adventure in White River State Park!

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  • Great for a Date
  • Green Spaces
  • History Lovers
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Wheel Fun Rentals at White River State Park

Explore White River State park, miles of biking paths, and the Historic Central Canal with our fleet of pedal-powered recreational bicycles and boats.  Bike rentals are located next to The Wishard Growing Place Indy Slow Food Garden at White River State Park and boat rentals are located on the Historic Central Canal Walk at the corner of Ohio and West streets (canal level adjacent to Indianapolis Firehouse #13).  Enjoy affordable fun for the whole family!

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The Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial

Salute America’s greatest heroes at this memorial celebrating the more than 3,400 Americans who have received our country’s highest award for military valor.  While listening to stirring stories of courage and heroism recorded by Medal of Honor recipients, you can search the memorial’s etched glass (waves or sails) to find names of heroes from more than 15 conflicts dating back to the Civil War.  Please check-in at the Congressional Medal of Honor Society website for more information and a full archive of recipients (searchable by various catagories).

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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Experience Indiana’s past – brand new – at the History Center.  Virtually time travel through the state in Destination Indiana and step into historic photographs in You Are There.  Stop in at the William H. Smith Memorial Library.  Shop for Indiana-inspired books and gifts at the Basile History Market and eat lunch on the canal or “under the stars” at the Stardust Terrace Café, featuring food from Hoaglin To Go. Visithttp://indianahistory.org.

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Dr. Frank P. Lloyd, Sr. Visitor’s Center

Have questions before, during, or after your visit?  Want to buy Park Passes?  Check-in just off Washington Street and Schumacher Way in the “heart” of White River State Park.  You will find a Park, a downtown Indy, and a Central Indiana concierge center, as well as brochures, gift shop, maps, public restrooms, and more.  Please call 800-665-9056 or e-mail receptionist@wrsp.in.gov with your comments.  See you soon in White River State Park (@WhiteRiverStPrk) where there is more to do than YOU ever knew!

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Historic Central Canal & White River State Park Cultural District | Canal Walk

Jog, rollar blade, Segway, or walk along this 1.5-mile (3-mile round trip) canal that runs from the White River through the Park, then heads east and then north to 11th Street andHistoric Buggs Temple (with Creation Cafe and Euphoria).  For fun on the water during the warmer months, enjoy a gondola ride with Old World Gondoliers or rent a kayak or pedal boat at our Wheel Fun Rentals!

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Historic Pumphouse

The restored 1870 Indianapolis Water Company pumping station provided the first public water services for Indianapolis and is included on the National Register of Historic Places.  The Historic Pumphouse is the current home of White River State Park’s administrative offices.  To the West and overlooking the White River, is a memorial pavilion to Michael A. Carroll, Frank McKinney, Jr., Robert Welch, and John Weliever.  These four (4) civic leaders died during a 1992 Park business trip when the airplane carrying them crashed.

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Historic Old Washington Street Pedestrian Bridge | Art Sculptures in the Park

Originally built in 1833 as a part of the National Road (Historic U.S. 40), this bridge is now a pedestrian crosswalk linking the Park’s western attractions like the Indianapolis Zoo & White River Gardens and White River Promenade to the eastern attractions on the other side of the White River. Also the bridge is home to our biennial Art Sculptures in the Parkexperience (started in 1999) to showcase Indiana (and regional) artists. This rolling two-year program makes art accessible and free to all Park visitors.  The sculptures are for sale by the artists

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McCormick’s Rock

This picture-perfect destination honors the founding of Indianapolis in 1820.  Pioneer John McCormick, one of the first settlers of Indianapolis, built his cabin where the White River and Fall Creek meet.  McCormick’s Rock overlooks the White River to the West,  our White River State Park Attractions to the East, IUPUI and NIFS to the North, and more Park Attractions and greenspaces to the South.

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  • Great for a Date
  • Green Spaces
  • History Lovers
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  • Public Art
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