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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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  • This is a very nice walk! If you go on the weekend park at the "canal head" where the artificial waterfall is. The IU health center has visitor parking for two hours. Walk all the way to the end.....  more »
  • The Indy downtown canal is an undiscovered beauty. It's a 3 mile loop around business buildings, condos, the NCAA building, museums and White River State Park. Very peaceful to walk, run, or ride a....  more »

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