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Central Canal, Indianapolis

4.7
Walk, paddle, or bike alongside the White River State Park at Central Canal. You can easily access many Indianapolis tourist attractions while traveling down this canal or its pathway, which runs beside 2.5 km (1.5 mi) of the state park. From here you'll have the chance to view the city's skyline and stop by the zoo, Indiana State Museum, IMAX Theater, and NCAA Hall of Champions, among other sites along the way. If you simply want to take in the scenery, you can walk, rent a bike or paddle boat, or hire a gondola for time on the canal. Using our custom trip planner, Indianapolis attractions like Central Canal can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautifully landscaped and always clean, the canal is a great place to walk or rent pedal boats. It runs past the state history and Eiteljorg museums, as well.  more »
  • Highly recommend coming down and enjoying the canal. Many museums along the walk. Bike, run, paddle boats. Great sunny day activity.  more »

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