White River Gardens

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Entrance to the gardens

The White River Gardens (3.3 acres) are botanical gardens located adjacent to the Indianapolis Zoo at 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. The gardens are a part of the White River State Park.

The gardens were opened in June 1999.[1] They contain over 1,000 plant varieties plus special exhibits. From 2000 through 2010, it also included a butterfly conservatory filled with plants and a myriad flying butterflies. The butterfly exhibit was discontinued in 2011.

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  1. ^ The History of White River Gardens, Indianapolis Zoo website