List of parks in Indianapolis

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Parks in Indianapolis are operated primarily by the City of Indianapolis Department of Parks and Recreation, also known as Indy Parks. There are 192 such park facilities grouped into several categories.[1]

In addition to the parks operated by Indy Parks, there are also parks operated by the state of Indiana and by the excluded cities of Beech Grove,[2] Lawrence,[3] Southport,[4] and Speedway.[5]

Parks owned by the State of Indiana[edit]

Park Name Acreage Year Est. Boundaries Location
Fort Harrison State Park 1,700 acres (690 ha) 1996 Fall Creek Rd, Lee Rd, 59th St, Post Rd, 56th St, and Boy Scout Rd (approximate) 5753 Glenn Road
39°52′17″N 86°01′11″W / 39.871441°N 86.019816°W / 39.871441; -86.019816 (Fort Harrison State Park)
Military Park 14 acres (5.7 ha) New York St, West St, Central Canal, and Blackford St (part of White River State Park) 39°46′14″N 86°10′07″W / 39.770433°N 86.168567°W / 39.770433; -86.168567 (Military Park)
University Park 1876 Vermont St, Pennsylvania St, New York St, and Meridian St 39°46′19″N 86°09′25″W / 39.771999°N 86.157017°W / 39.771999; -86.157017 (University Park)
White River State Park 250 acres (100 ha) 1979 New York St, West St, Washington St, and White River Parkway West Dr (approximate) 801 West Washington St
39°46′00″N 86°10′11″W / 39.766667°N 86.169722°W / 39.766667; -86.169722 (White River State Park)

Regional parks[edit]

Regional parks are the largest parks in the Indy Parks system. They are intended to provide an open and natural setting, while also containing other facilities such as cultural or nature centers.

Park Name Acreage Year Est. Boundaries Location
Eagle Creek Park 3,900 acres (1,600 ha) land, 1,400 acres (570 ha) water, 5,300 acres (2,100 ha) total 1962 Fishback Rd., Wilson Rd., Interstate 65, 56th St., and Raceway Rd. 7840 West 56th St.
39°52′07″N 86°18′20″W / 39.868642°N 86.305676°W / 39.868642; -86.305676 (Eagle Creek Park)
Garfield Park 123 acres (50 ha) 1881 Raymond St., S. Garfield Dr., E. Garfield Dr., Shelby St., Southern Ave., and railroad tracks 2345 Pagoda Dr.
39°44′01″N 86°08′45″W / 39.733528°N 86.14573°W / 39.733528; -86.14573 (Garfield Park)
Riverside Park 96 acres (39 ha) 1898 29th St., East Riverside Dr., Burdsal Pkwy., and the White River 2420 East Riverside Dr.
39°48′18″N 86°11′37″W / 39.804976°N 86.193495°W / 39.804976; -86.193495 (Riverside Park)
Sahm Park 66.3 acres (26.8 ha) 1961 91st St., Castle Knoll Blvd., and 86th St. 6801 E. 91st St.
39°54′58″N 86°03′12″W / 39.916145°N 86.053247°W / 39.916145; -86.053247 (Sahm Park)
Southeastway Park 188 acres (76 ha) 5624 South Carroll Rd.
39°41′12″N 85°57′29″W / 39.686664°N 85.958022°W / 39.686664; -85.958022 (Southeastway Park)
Southwestway Park 210.7 acres (85.3 ha) 1961 8400 Mann Rd.
39°39′12″N 86°14′27″W / 39.65335°N 86.240873°W / 39.65335; -86.240873 (Southwestway Park)

Community parks[edit]

Community parks are smaller than Regional parks, and generally place more emphasis on facilities such as recreation centers than on natural landscapes.

Park Name Acreage Year Est. Boundaries Location
Bethel Park 14.5 acres (5.9 ha) 1935 2850 Bethel Ave.
39°44′39″N 86°06′53″W / 39.74406°N 86.1147°W / 39.74406; -86.1147 (Bethel Park)
Broad Ripple Park 56.2 acres (22.7 ha) 1946 64th St South Dr., Evanston Ave., Broad Ripple Ave., and the White River 1550 Broad Ripple Ave.
39°52′16″N 86°07′51″W / 39.8712°N 86.1309°W / 39.8712; -86.1309 (Broad Ripple Park)
Brookside Park 99.6 acres (40.3 ha) 1898 Brookside Parkway North Dr., Sherman Dr., Brookside Parkway South Dr., and Rural St. 3500 Brookside Parkway S. Drive
39°47′26″N 86°06′35″W / 39.7905°N 86.1096°W / 39.7905; -86.1096 (Brookside Park)
Christian Park 73.1 acres (29.6 ha) 1921 Pleasant Run Pkwy. North Dr., Brookville Rd., Pleasant Run Pkwy. South Dr., Wentworth Blvd., English Ave., and Pleasant Run Pkwy. South Dr. 4200 English Ave.
39°45′40″N 86°05′45″W / 39.7610°N 86.0959°W / 39.7610; -86.0959 (Christian Park)
Douglass Park 40 acres (16 ha) 1921 30th St., Ralston Ave., 25th St., and Dr. A. J. Brown Ave. 1616 E. 25th St.
39°48′18″N 86°08′02″W / 39.8049°N 86.1338°W / 39.8049; -86.1338 (Douglas Park)
Ellenberger Park 37.4 acres (15.1 ha) 1911 St. Clair St., Ritter Ave., Pleasant Run Pkwy. South Dr., and Ellenberger Pkwy. West Dr. 5301 E. St. Clair St.
39°46′36″N 86°04′35″W / 39.7766°N 86.0765°W / 39.7766; -86.0765 (Ellenberger Park)
Glenns Valley Nature Park 27 acres (11 ha) 1991 8015 South Bluff Road
39°38′45″N 86°11′37″W / 39.6459°N 86.1937°W / 39.6459; -86.1937 (Glenns Valley Nature Park)
Holliday Park 95 acres (38 ha) 1916 64th St., the White River, and Spring Mill Rd. 6363 Spring Mill Road
39°52′17″N 86°09′42″W / 39.8713°N 86.1616°W / 39.8713; -86.1616 (Holliday Park)
JTV Hill Park 10 acres (4.0 ha) 1921 19th St., Dr. A. J. Brown Ave., 17th St., and Yandes Ave. 1806 N. Columbia Ave.
39°47′29″N 86°08′12″W / 39.7913°N 86.1368°W / 39.7913; -86.1368 (JTV Hill Park)
Krannert Park 42 acres (17 ha) 1972 605 S. High School Road
39°45′26″N 86°15′59″W / 39.7573°N 86.2664°W / 39.7573; -86.2664 (Krannert Park)
Municipal Gardens 5.0 acres (2.0 ha) 1915 1831 Lafayette Road
39°47′33″N 86°12′08″W / 39.7926°N 86.2021°W / 39.7926; -86.2021 (Municipal Gardens)
Northwestway Park 117 acres (47 ha) 1957 62nd St., Hollingsworth Rd., 59th St., and Moller Rd. 5253 W. 62nd St.
39°51′48″N 86°15′01″W / 39.8633°N 86.2504°W / 39.8633; -86.2504 (Northwestway Park)
Perry Park 21 acres (8.5 ha) 1961 451 E. Stop 11 Rd.
39°39′02″N 86°09′12″W / 39.6506°N 86.1534°W / 39.6506; -86.1534 (Perry Park)
Post Road Park 41 acres (17 ha) 1991 1313 South Post Rd.
39°45′08″N 86°00′14″W / 39.7521°N 86.0040°W / 39.7521; -86.0040 (Post Road Park)
Pride Park .5 acres (0.20 ha) 1968 1129 S. Vandeman St.
39°45′05″N 86°06′32″W / 39.7515°N 86.1089°W / 39.7515; -86.1089 (Pride Park)
Raymond Park/Indy Island 35.8 acres (14.5 ha) 1971/1994 8575 E. Raymond St.
39°44′19″N 86°00′57″W / 39.7386°N 86.0157°W / 39.7386; -86.0157 (Raymond Park/Indy Island)
Rhodius Park 24 acres (9.7 ha) 1913 Wyoming St., Reisner St. Wilkins St., and Belmont Ave. 1720 W. Wilkins St.
39°45′15″N 86°11′39″W / 39.7542°N 86.1942°W / 39.7542; -86.1942 (Rhodius Park)
Thatcher Park 22.1 acres (8.9 ha) 1973 4649 W. Vermont St.
39°46′13″N 86°14′25″W / 39.7704°N 86.2403°W / 39.7704; -86.2403 (Thatcher Park)
Washington Park 128.1 acres (51.8 ha) 1921 34th St., LaSalle St., 30th St., and Temple Ave. 3130 E. 30th St.
39°48′53″N 86°06′52″W / 39.8147°N 86.1145°W / 39.8147; -86.1145 (Washington Park)
Watkins Park 19.1 acres (7.7 ha) 1943 Edgemont Ave., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. St., Fall Creek Dr., and Franklin Place 2360 Martin Luther King Jr. St.
39°47′59″N 86°10′16″W / 39.7998°N 86.1712°W / 39.7998; -86.1712 (Watkins Park)
Windsor Village Park 7.7 acres (3.1 ha) 1953 6510 E. 25th St.
39°48′15″N 86°03′20″W / 39.8043°N 86.0555°W / 39.8043; -86.0555 (Windsor Village Park)

Neighborhood parks[edit]

Neighborhood parks are the smallest of the parks. They are generally 3 acres (1.2 ha) or smaller, and are intended to serve the immediate surrounding neighborhood with facilities such as basketball courts and playground equipment.

Park Name Acreage Year Est. Location
Acton Park 7400 S. Acton Rd.
39°39′43″N 85°58′20″W / 39.6620°N 85.9723°W / 39.6620; -85.9723 (Acton Park)
Alice Carter Place 1.36 acres (0.55 ha) 1922 5700 N. Meridian Ave.
39°51′27″N 86°09′27″W / 39.8574°N 86.1576°W / 39.8574; -86.1576 (Alice Carter Place)
Al E. Polin Park 1.6 acres (0.65 ha) 1973 100 E. 29th St.
39°48′27″N 86°09′17″W / 39.8075°N 86.1546°W / 39.8075; -86.1546 (Al E. Polin Park)
Andrew Ramsey Park 2.1 acres (0.85 ha) 1971 310 W. 42nd St.
39°49′57″N 86°09′54″W / 39.8325°N 86.1649°W / 39.8325; -86.1649 (Andrew Ramsey Park)
Arsenal Park 12.3 acres (5.0 ha) 1921 1400 E. 46th St.
39°50′29″N 86°08′10″W / 39.8415°N 86.1362°W / 39.8415; -86.1362 (Arsenal Park)
Babe Denny Park 1.1 acres (0.45 ha) 1923 900 S. Meikel St.
39°45′19″N 86°09′51″W / 39.7552°N 86.1643°W / 39.7552; -86.1643 (Babe Denny Park)
Barton Park 6.1 acres (2.5 ha) 1946 2334 N. Capitol Ave.
39°48′01″N 86°09′45″W / 39.8002°N 86.1625°W / 39.8002; -86.1625 (Barton Park)
Basswood Park 6.9 acres (2.8 ha) 6420 E. Edgewood Ave.
39°41′00″N 86°03′30″W / 39.6833°N 86.0582°W / 39.6833; -86.0582 (Basswood Park)
Beckwith Memorial Park 5.24 acres (2.12 ha) 1970 2302 E. 30th St.
39°48′44″N 86°07′23″W / 39.8121°N 86.1230°W / 39.8121; -86.1230 (Beckwith Memorial Park)
Bel Aire Park 14.7 acres (5.9 ha) 2002 2915 S. Tibbs Ave.
39°43′24″N 86°12′59″W / 39.7232°N 86.2164°W / 39.7232; -86.2164 (Bel Aire Park)
Bellamy Park 7 acres (2.8 ha) 1962 9501 E. 36th Place
39°49′25″N 85°59′59″W / 39.8236°N 85.9996°W / 39.8236; -85.9996 (Bellamy Park)
Bertha Ross Park 15.4 acres (6.2 ha) 1925 3700 N. Clifton St.
39°49′13″N 86°10′52″W / 39.8203°N 86.1812°W / 39.8203; -86.1812 (Bertha Ross Park)
Beville Park 0.25 acres (0.10 ha) 1959 400 N. Beville Ave.
39°46′23″N 86°07′24″W / 39.773°N 86.1233°W / 39.773; -86.1233 (Beville Park)
Bluff Road Park 10.4 acres (4.2 ha) 1946 555 W. Hanna Ave.
39°42′24″N 86°10′09″W / 39.7068°N 86.1692°W / 39.7068; -86.1692 (Bluff Road Park)
Bowman Park 4.8 acres (1.9 ha) 1959 3600 Auburn Rd.
39°49′14″N 86°14′42″W / 39.8206°N 86.2449°W / 39.8206; -86.2449 (Bowman Park)
Broadway & 29th Street Park .1 acres (0.040 ha) 1985 2921 N. Park Ave.
39°48′33″N 86°08′49″W / 39.8093°N 86.1470°W / 39.8093; -86.1470 (Broadway & 29th Street Park)
Broadway and 61st Park 2.7 acres (1.1 ha) 1928 6051 N. Broadway St.
39°51′54″N 86°08′51″W / 39.8649°N 86.1476°W / 39.8649; -86.1476 (Broadway and 61st Park)
Brown's Corner Memorial Park 3.22 acres (1.30 ha) 5050 E. Washington St.
39°46′14″N 86°05′03″W / 39.7705°N 86.0842°W / 39.7705; -86.0842 (Brown's Corner Memorial Park)
Cancer Survivor Park 0.98 acres (0.40 ha) 1995 985 Indiana Ave.
39°46′50″N 86°10′28″W / 39.7806°N 86.1745°W / 39.7806; -86.1745 (Cancer Survivor Park)
Canterbury Park 1.7 acres (0.69 ha) 1959 5510 N. Carvel Ave.
39°51′15″N 86°08′25″W / 39.8541°N 86.1403°W / 39.8541; -86.1403 (Canterbury Park)
Carson Park 25.4 acres (10.3 ha) 1964 5400 S. High School Rd.
39°41′07″N 86°15′59″W / 39.6854°N 86.2664°W / 39.6854; -86.2664 (Carson Park)
Centennial and Groff Park 3.6 acres (1.5 ha) 1926 2300 N. Centennial Ave.
39°47′56″N 86°12′49″W / 39.7990°N 86.2135°W / 39.7990; -86.2135 (Centennial and Gruff Park)
Centennial and 20th Park 0.4 acres (0.16 ha) 1946 1919 N. Centennial Ave.
39°47′36″N 86°12′48″W / 39.7932°N 86.2133°W / 39.7932; -86.2133 (Centennial and 20th Park)
Chapel Hill Park 4.9 acres (2.0 ha) 1946 900 N. Girls School Rd.
39°46′35″N 86°17′19″W / 39.7764°N 86.2886°W / 39.7764; -86.2886 (Chapel Hill Park)
Christina Oaks Park 2.4 acres (0.97 ha) 1971 4205 W. Washington St.
39°45′26″N 86°14′06″W / 39.7573°N 86.2350°W / 39.7573; -86.2350 (Christina Oaks Park)
Clayton and LaSalle Park 3.8 acres (1.5 ha) 1972 401 S. Lasalle St.
39°45′41″N 86°06′31″W / 39.7615°N 86.1087°W / 39.7615; -86.1087 (Clayton and LaSalle Park)
Denver Park 2.4 acres (0.97 ha) 1925 1024 N. Sharon Ave.
39°46′53″N 86°12′32″W / 39.7813°N 86.2090°W / 39.7813; -86.2090 (Denver Park)
Dequincy Park 0.58 acres (0.23 ha) 1953 1980 N. Dequincy St.
39°47′37″N 86°05′18″W / 39.7937°N 86.0883°W / 39.7937; -86.0883 (Dequincy Park)
Doris Cowherd Park 2.6 acres (1.1 ha) 1956 4050 N. Irvington Ave.
39°49′51″N 86°04′38″W / 39.8307°N 86.0773°W / 39.8307; -86.0773 (Doris Cowherd Park)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park 14.3 acres (5.8 ha) 1961 1702 N. Broadway St.
39°47′35″N 86°08′47″W / 39.7931°N 86.1465°W / 39.7931; -86.1465 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park)
Dubarry Park 26.9 acres (10.9 ha) 1967 3698 Dubarry Rd.
39°49′16″N 86°00′58″W / 39.8211°N 86.0162°W / 39.8211; -86.0162 (Dubarry Park)
Eagle Highlands Neighborhood Park 17.6 acres (7.1 ha) 1989 4201 Eagle Creek Pkwy.
39°49′53″N 86°16′58″W / 39.8314°N 86.2827°W / 39.8314; -86.2827 (Eagle Highlands Neighborhood Park)
Edna Balz Lacy Park
Renamed from Greer Street Park in 1995
2 acres (0.81 ha) 1917 700 Greer St.
39°45′24″N 86°08′54″W / 39.7568°N 86.1484°W / 39.7568; -86.1484 (Edna Balz Lacy Park)
Elwood & Mary Black Park 2 acres (0.81 ha) 1946 4241 Fairview Terrace
39°49′58″N 86°10′25″W / 39.8329°N 86.1737°W / 39.8329; -86.1737 (Elwood & Mary Black Park)
Emhart Stadium 1.75 acres (0.71 ha) 1923 200 W. Pleasant Run Pkwy S. Dr.
39°43′48″N 86°09′50″W / 39.7300°N 86.1639°W / 39.7300; -86.1639 (Emhart Stadium)
Eva Talley Park 2.1 acres (0.85 ha) 2000 38th & Graham Rd.
39°49′33″N 86°04′06″W / 39.8257°N 86.0684°W / 39.8257; -86.0684 (Eva Talley Park)
Faculty Park 6 acres (2.4 ha) 1961 3307 Ashway Dr.
39°48′55″N 86°15′57″W / 39.8152°N 86.2659°W / 39.8152; -86.2659 (Faculty Park)
Fall Creek and 30th Park 11.3 acres (4.6 ha) 1910 Fall Creek Pkwy and 30th St.
39°48′32″N 86°08′37″W / 39.8088°N 86.1436°W / 39.8088; -86.1436 (Fall Creek and 30th Park)
Finch Park .9 acres (0.36 ha) 1988 801 S. State Ave.
39°45′21″N 86°07′49″W / 39.7557°N 86.1303°W / 39.7557; -86.1303 (Finch Park)
Forest Manor Park 18.1 acres (7.3 ha) 1937 2000 N. Forest Manor Ave.
39°47′37″N 86°05′54″W / 39.7936°N 86.0982°W / 39.7936; -86.0982 (Forest Manor Park)
Fox Hill Manor 9.2 acres (3.7 ha) 1964 5900 Woodside Dr.
39°51′42″N 86°11′29″W / 39.8617°N 86.1913°W / 39.8617; -86.1913 (Fox Hill Manor)
Franklin Township Community Park 99 acres (40 ha) 1970 8801 E. Edgewood Ave.
39°40′46″N 86°00′33″W / 39.6795°N 86.0091°W / 39.6795; -86.0091 (Franklin Township Community Park)
Frank Young Park .72 acres (0.29 ha) 1922 1000 Udell St.
39°48′26″N 86°10′43″W / 39.8071°N 86.1786°W / 39.8071; -86.1786 (Frank Young Park)
Friedman Park 17.83 acres (7.22 ha) 1982 5670 Stone Hill Dr.
39°51′42″N 86°09′37″W / 39.8617°N 86.1603°W / 39.8617; -86.1603 (Friedman Park)
Gardner Park 13.1 acres (5.3 ha) 1962 6900 E. 46th St.
39°50′22″N 86°02′56″W / 39.8395°N 86.0490°W / 39.8395; -86.0490 (Gardner Park)
Gateway West Park 4.9 acres (2.0 ha) 1963 6150 Gateway Dr.
39°49′46″N 86°16′00″W / 39.8295°N 86.2668°W / 39.8295; -86.2668 (Gateway West Park)
Grassy Creek Park
(formerly German Church and 30th Park)
152.1 acres (61.6 ha) 1971 10510 E. 30th St.
39°48′49″N 85°58′45″W / 39.8136°N 85.9792°W / 39.8136; -85.9792 (Grassy Creek Park)
Greene Park 10.3 acres (4.2 ha) 1971 1700 N. Franklin Rd.
39°47′25″N 86°01′36″W / 39.7903°N 86.0268°W / 39.7903; -86.0268 (Greene Park)
Gustafson Park 32.3 acres (13.1 ha) 1961 3110 Moller Rd.
39°48′37″N 86°15′30″W / 39.8104°N 86.2584°W / 39.8104; -86.2584 (Gustafson Park)
Haughville Park 5.6 acres (2.3 ha) 1922 520 N. Belleview
39°46′34″N 86°12′09″W / 39.7762°N 86.2026°W / 39.7762; -86.2026 (Haughville Park)
Hanover North Park 14.7 acres (5.9 ha) 7848 Wolfgang Place
39°43′47″N 86°01′43″W / 39.7296°N 86.0287°W / 39.7296; -86.0287 (Hanover North Park)
Hawthorne Park 3.6 acres (1.5 ha) 1923 2404 W. Washington St.
39°45′59″N 86°12′08″W / 39.7665°N 86.2023°W / 39.7665; -86.2023 (Hawthorne Park)
Hendricks Park 3.0 acres (1.2 ha) 2002 1313 Madison Ave.
39°45′01″N 86°09′14″W / 39.7503°N 86.1539°W / 39.7503; -86.1539 (Hendricks Park)
Highland Park 4.0 acres (1.6 ha) 1898 1100 E. New York St.
39°46′15″N 86°08′17″W / 39.7709°N 86.1380°W / 39.7709; -86.1380 (Highland Park)
Highway Parcel #15 Park 1.28 acres (0.52 ha) 1922 3100 Rader St.
39°48′41″N 86°10′42″W / 39.8114°N 86.1782°W / 39.8114; -86.1782 (Highway Parcel #15 Park)
Hot Shot Tot Lot 0.14 acres (0.057 ha) 1975 948 Elm St.
39°45′22″N 86°08′29″W / 39.7560°N 86.1413°W / 39.7560; -86.1413 (Hot Shot Tot Lot)
Indianola Park 2.07 acres (0.84 ha) 1896 1900 W. Washington St.
39°46′02″N 86°11′37″W / 39.7671°N 86.1937°W / 39.7671; -86.1937 (Indianola Park)
Irvington Circle 0.01 acres (0.0040 ha) 1904 236 S. Audubon Rd.
39°45′59″N 86°04′13″W / 39.7664°N 86.0703°W / 39.7664; -86.0703 (Irvington Circle)
James Foster Bruiser Gaines Park 10 acres (4.0 ha) 1971 2100 N. Tibbs Ave.
39°47′46″N 86°13′02″W / 39.7960°N 86.2171°W / 39.7960; -86.2171 (James Foster Bruiser Gaines Park)
John Ed Park 4 acres (1.6 ha) 1925 2000 E. Roosevelt Ave.
39°47′38″N 86°07′34″W / 39.7938°N 86.1262°W / 39.7938; -86.1262 (John Ed Park)
Juan Solomon Park 41 acres (17 ha) 1971 6100 Grandview Dr.
39°52′00″N 86°11′08″W / 39.8666°N 86.1855°W / 39.8666; -86.1855 (Juan Solomon Park)
Kelly Park 2 acres (0.81 ha) 1922 1200 S. Meridian St.
39°45′01″N 86°09′36″W / 39.7504°N 86.1599°W / 39.7504; -86.1599 (Kelly Park)
Kessler Park 2501 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
39°48′12″N 86°09′21″W / 39.8033°N 86.1559°W / 39.8033; -86.1559 (Kessler Park)
Kin Hubbard Memorial Park 5100 E. New York St.
39°46′20″N 86°04′58″W / 39.7722°N 86.0828°W / 39.7722; -86.0828 (Kin Hubbard Memorial Park)
Lentz Park 3.4 acres (1.4 ha) 1928 700 N. Traub St.
39°46′39″N 86°11′45″W / 39.7776°N 86.1959°W / 39.7776; -86.1959 (Lentz Park)
Lieutenant Junior Grade Graham Edward Martin Park
(formerly Fall Creek and 16th Park)
67.1 acres (27.2 ha) 1971 Fall Creek Pkwy. and 16th St.
39°47′13″N 86°10′24″W / 39.7870°N 86.1734°W / 39.7870; -86.1734 (LTJG Graham Edward Martin Park)
Little Valley Park 1.65 acres (0.67 ha) 1998 1052 York St.
39°44′53″N 86°10′41″W / 39.7480°N 86.1780°W / 39.7480; -86.1780 (Little Valley Park)
Max Bahr Park 10.11 acres (4.09 ha) 1946 300 N. Warman Ave.
39°46′17″N 86°12′28″W / 39.7714°N 86.2078°W / 39.7714; -86.2078 (Max Bahr Park)
McCarty Triangle Park 2.39 acres (0.97 ha) 1897 1100 W. McCarty St.
39°45′23″N 86°10′48″W / 39.7565°N 86.1799°W / 39.7565; -86.1799 (McCarty Triangle Park)
McCord Park 1.6 acres (0.65 ha) 1970 3600 Watson Rd.
39°49′17″N 86°08′50″W / 39.8215°N 86.1472°W / 39.8215; -86.1472 (McCord Park)
Moreland Park 6.14 acres (2.48 ha) 1953 2935 N. Moreland Ave.
39°48′30″N 86°12′50″W / 39.8084°N 86.2138°W / 39.8084; -86.2138 (Moreland Park)
Olin Park 8 acres (3.2 ha) 1967 702 N. Olin Ave.
39°46′41″N 86°13′34″W / 39.7781°N 86.2262°W / 39.7781; -86.2262 (Olin Park)
Orange Park 1.95 acres (0.79 ha) 1993 1900 E. Pleasant Run Pkwy, N. Dr.
39°44′59″N 86°07′41″W / 39.7496°N 86.1281°W / 39.7496; -86.1281 (Orange Park)
Oscar Charleston Park 22.1 acres (8.9 ha) 1972 2800 E. 30th St.
39°48′33″N 86°06′56″W / 39.8091°N 86.1155°W / 39.8091; -86.1155 (Oscar Charleston Park)
Patricia Park 1.2 acres (0.49 ha) 4326 Patricia St.
39°48′44″N 86°14′00″W / 39.8122°N 86.2334°W / 39.8122; -86.2334 (Patricia Park)
Presidential Place 0.51 acres (0.21 ha) 1971 301 E. Washington St.
39°46′01″N 86°09′09″W / 39.7669°N 86.1524°W / 39.7669; -86.1524 (Presidential Place)
Paul Ruster Park 102 acres (41 ha) 1970 11300 E. Prospect St.
39°45′33″N 85°57′46″W / 39.7593°N 85.9629°W / 39.7593; -85.9629 (Paul Ruster Park)
Porter Playfield 1.05 acres (0.42 ha) 1924 404 S. St. Paul St.
39°45′38″N 86°07′29″W / 39.7606°N 86.1247°W / 39.7606; -86.1247 (Porter Playfield)
Ransom Place 0.28 acres (0.11 ha) 1997 801 N. Indiana Ave.
39°46′44″N 86°10′17″W / 39.7788°N 86.1714°W / 39.7788; -86.1714 (Ransom Place)
Retherford Park 5.3 acres (2.1 ha) 1965 8020 Acton Rd.
39°39′05″N 85°58′19″W / 39.6514°N 85.9720°W / 39.6514; -85.9720 (Retherford Park)
Rev Mozel Sanders Park 28.9 acres (11.7 ha) 1931 1300 N. Belmont Ave.
39°47′05″N 86°11′39″W / 39.7848°N 86.1943°W / 39.7848; -86.1943 (Rev Mozel Sanders Park)
Ridenour Park 6.79 acres (2.75 ha) 1956 3800 W. Creston Dr.
39°45′53″N 86°13′23″W / 39.7646°N 86.2230°W / 39.7646; -86.2230 (Ridenour Park)
Ringgold Park 0.21 acres (0.085 ha) 1971 1500 Ringgold Ave.
39°44′52″N 86°08′32″W / 39.7477°N 86.1421°W / 39.7477; -86.1421 (Ringgold Park)
Riverwood Park 11.6 acres (4.7 ha) 2006 7201 Crittenden Ave.
39°53′11″N 86°07′37″W / 39.8864°N 86.1269°W / 39.8864; -86.1269 (Riverwood Park)
Robey Park 20.4 acres (8.3 ha) 1972 8700 W. 30th St.
39°48′19″N 86°18′55″W / 39.8052°N 86.3154°W / 39.8052; -86.3154 (Robey Park)
Roselawn Park 11 acres (4.5 ha) 1968 5000 Roselawn Dr.
39°49′43″N 86°05′12″W / 39.8287°N 86.0868°W / 39.8287; -86.0868 (Roselawn Park)
Ross Claypool Park 4 acres (1.6 ha) 1940 2300 Howard St.
39°44′48″N 86°12′01″W / 39.7468°N 86.2003°W / 39.7468; -86.2003 (Ross Claypool Park)
Sandorf Park 6 acres (2.4 ha) 1959 2020 Dawson St.
39°44′25″N 86°07′44″W / 39.7403°N 86.1290°W / 39.7403; -86.1290 (Sandorf Park)
Sexson Park 0.57 acres (0.23 ha) 1973 200 E. Beecher St.
39°44′31″N 86°09′10″W / 39.7420°N 86.1527°W / 39.7420; -86.1527 (Sexson Park)
Shambaugh Park
(located within Gustafson Park)
5700 W. 30th St.
39°48′33″N 86°15′33″W / 39.8093°N 86.2592°W / 39.8093; -86.2592 (Shambaugh Park)
Southside Park 7.8 acres (3.2 ha) 1966 1941 E. Hanna Ave.
39°42′28″N 86°07′30″W / 39.7077°N 86.1251°W / 39.7077; -86.1251 (Southside Park)
Spades Park 31 acres (13 ha) 1896 1800 Nowland Ave.
39°47′09″N 86°07′40″W / 39.7859°N 86.1279°W / 39.7859; -86.1279 (Spades Park)
Stacy Park 1.15 acres (0.47 ha) 1503 E. Hoyt Ave.
39°45′24″N 86°08′01″W / 39.7568°N 86.1336°W / 39.7568; -86.1336 (Stacy Park)
Stout Field Park 12 acres (4.9 ha) 1974 3820 W. Bradbury Ave.
39°43′58″N 86°13′42″W / 39.7327°N 86.2284°W / 39.7327; -86.2284 (Stout Field Park)
Stringtown Park 2 acres (0.81 ha) 1970 1605 W. Ohio St.
39°46′09″N 86°11′28″W / 39.7692°N 86.1910°W / 39.7692; -86.1910 (Stringtown Park)
Tarkington Park 10.32 acres (4.18 ha) 1945 45 W. 40th St.
39°49′38″N 86°09′29″W / 39.8272°N 86.1580°W / 39.8272; -86.1580 (Tarkington Park)
Thompson Park 9 acres (3.6 ha) 1999 6451 E. Thompson Rd.
39°41′36″N 86°03′05″W / 39.6934°N 86.0513°W / 39.6934; -86.0513 (Thompson Park)
Tolin-Akeman Park 6 acres (2.4 ha) 1989 4459 Shelbyville Rd.
39°41′29″N 86°05′34″W / 39.6914°N 86.0927°W / 39.6914; -86.0927 (Tolin-Akeman Park)
Virginia Lee O'Brien Park 4 acres (1.6 ha) 1956 2300 N. Bolton Ave.
39°48′02″N 86°04′04″W / 39.8005°N 86.0678°W / 39.8005; -86.0678 (Virginia Lee O'Brien Park)
Watson Road Bird Preserve 3.93 acres (1.59 ha) 1925 900 Watson Rd.
39°49′25″N 86°08′29″W / 39.8235°N 86.1413°W / 39.8235; -86.1413 (Watson Road Bird Park)
Wes Montgomery Park 36.8 acres (14.9 ha) 1970 3400 N. Hawthorne Ln.
39°49′13″N 86°04′34″W / 39.8204°N 86.0762°W / 39.8204; -86.0762 (Wes Montgomery Park)
Willard Park 10.9 acres (4.4 ha) 1907 1901 E. Washington St.
39°46′00″N 86°07′39″W / 39.7668°N 86.1276°W / 39.7668; -86.1276 (Willard Park)
WISH Park 15 acres (6.1 ha) 1995 2602 Westlane Rd.
39°53′11″N 86°12′21″W / 39.8864°N 86.2059°W / 39.8864; -86.2059 (WISH Park)

Natural Resource Areas[edit]

Natural Resource Areas are kept in their original wild state, and most have only dirt trails.[6]

Park Name Acreage Year Est. Location
Clover Leaf Conservation Area 19 acres (7.7 ha) 8355 Rockville Rd.
39°45′49″N 86°18′32″W / 39.7635°N 86.3090°W / 39.7635; -86.3090 (Clover Leaf Conservation Area)
Friedman Park 17.8 acres (7.2 ha) 1982 5670 Stonehill Dr.
(See entry under Neighborhood parks above for coordinates)
Grassy Creek Park 24.8 acres (10.0 ha) 3600 Governors Ln.
Gray Park 7.8 acres (3.2 ha) Southport Rd. & Sherman Dr.
39°39′53″N 86°06′05″W / 39.6646°N 86.1014°W / 39.6646; -86.1014 (Gray Park)
Iron Gate Conservation Area 11.2 acres (4.5 ha)
Kitley Woods 6.6 acres (2.7 ha) 2600 S. Kitley Rd.
39°44′07″N 85°57′37″W / 39.7352°N 85.9604°W / 39.7352; -85.9604 (Kitley Woods)
Lake Sullivan 29.1 acres (11.8 ha) 3649 Cold Spring Rd.
39°49′11″N 86°11′44″W / 39.8197°N 86.1956°W / 39.8197; -86.1956 (Lake Sullivan)
Lappin Way 18.5 acres (7.5 ha) 10700 E. 21st St.
39°47′50″N 85°58′40″W / 39.7972°N 85.9779°W / 39.7972; -85.9779 (Lappin Way)
Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve 99.2 acres (40.1 ha) 7350 N. College Ave.
39°53′17″N 86°08′35″W / 39.8881°N 86.1431°W / 39.8881; -86.1431 (Marott Park Woods Nature Preserve)
Skiles Test Nature Park 80.9 acres (32.7 ha) 6828 Fall Creek Rd.
39°52′19″N 86°03′00″W / 39.8719°N 86.0499°W / 39.8719; -86.0499 (Skiles Test Nature Park)
Stables Chase Nature Sanctuary 16.1 acres (6.5 ha) 11301 E. Prospect St.
39°45′10″N 85°57′53″W / 39.7529°N 85.9648°W / 39.7529; -85.9648 (Stables Chase Nature Sanctuary)
Stamm Park 2.03 acres (0.82 ha) 1616 E. 71st St.
39°53′01″N 86°07′49″W / 39.8835°N 86.1302°W / 39.8835; -86.1302 (Stamm Park)
Upper Fall Creek 63.3 acres (25.6 ha) 9545 Fall Creek Rd.
39°53′38″N 85°59′51″W / 39.8940°N 85.9976°W / 39.8940; -85.9976 (Upper Fall Creek)
Wollens Gardens 43 acres (17 ha) 6800 E. Fall Creek Pkwy N. Dr.
39°51′48″N 86°03′05″W / 39.8634°N 86.0514°W / 39.8634; -86.0514 (Wollens Gardens)

Other facilities[edit]

Indy Parks also operates athletic facilities, including Kuntz Stadium and the Major Taylor Velodrome.

Parks in excluded cities and towns[edit]

Under Unigov, the excluded cities and towns own and maintain parks within their municipal boundaries.

City or Town Park Name Acreage Year Est. Location
Beech Grove Don Challis Park (formerly South Grove Park) 14 acres (5.7 ha) 1100 S. Ninth Ave.
39°42′23″N 86°05′28″W / 39.7065°N 86.0910°W / 39.7065; -86.0910 (Don Challis Park (Beech Grove))
Beech Grove Hartman Park 11 acres (4.5 ha) 700 S. Ninth Ave.
39°42′36″N 86°05′39″W / 39.7101°N 86.0942°W / 39.7101; -86.0942 (Hartman Park (Beech Grove))
Beech Grove Hornet Park 14.492 acres (5.865 ha) 5245 Hornet Ave.
39°42′36″N 86°04′50″W / 39.7101°N 86.0806°W / 39.7101; -86.0806 (Hornet Park (Beech Grove))
Beech Grove Sarah T. Bolton Park 32 acres (13 ha) 1300 Churchman Ave.
39°43′07″N 86°05′55″W / 39.7186°N 86.0987°W / 39.7186; -86.0987 (Sarah T. Bolton Park (Beech Grove))
Lawrence Alexander Park 4902 Charney St.
39°50′45″N 86°00′57″W / 39.8459°N 86.0159°W / 39.8459; -86.0159 (Alexander Park (Lawrence))
Lawrence Explorer Park 5205 Richardt Ave.
39°50′54″N 86°02′08″W / 39.8483°N 86.0356°W / 39.8483; -86.0356 (Explorer Park (Lawrence))
Lawrence Lawrence Community Park 5301 N. Franklin Rd.
39°51′00″N 86°01′08″W / 39.8499°N 86.0189°W / 39.8499; -86.0189 (Lawrence Community Park (Lawrence))
Lawrence Lee Road Park 6200 Lee Rd.
39°52′03″N 85°59′54″W / 39.8675°N 85.9984°W / 39.8675; -85.9984 (Lee Road Park (Lawrence))
Lawrence Louis J. Jenn Park 10450 E. 63rd St.
39°52′31″N 85°58′45″W / 39.8752°N 85.9792°W / 39.8752; -85.9792 (Louis J. Jenn Park (Lawrence))
Lawrence Oaklandon Play Park 11828 East 65th St.
39°52′38″N 85°57′23″W / 39.8773°N 85.9564°W / 39.8773; -85.9564 (Oaklandon Play Park (Lawrence))
Lawrence Veteran's Memorial Park 12150 East 62nd St.
39°52′19″N 85°57′05″W / 39.8719°N 85.9513°W / 39.8719; -85.9513 (Veteran's Memorial Park (Lawrence))
Southport Southport Park 6901 Derbyshire Rd.
39°39′58″N 86°07′10″W / 39.6660°N 86.1195°W / 39.6660; -86.1195 (Southport Park (Southport))
Speedway Leonard Park 14 acres (5.7 ha) 5400 W 15th St.
39°47′07″N 86°15′13″W / 39.7853°N 86.2536°W / 39.7853; -86.2536 (Leonard Park (Speedway))
Speedway Meadowood Park 16 acres (6.5 ha) 5700 Meadowood Dr.
39°48′17″N 86°15′46″W / 39.8047°N 86.2628°W / 39.8047; -86.2628 (Meadowood Park (Speedway))

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indy Parks". City of Indianapolis. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Beech Grove Parks Department". City of Beech Grove. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lawrence Parks and Recreation". Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Southport Park". City of Southport. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to Speedway Parks". Town of Sppedway. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Natural Resource Areas". City of Indianapolis. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 

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