River Heritage Park

Family-friendly park with accessible play and nature experiences

River Heritage Park

This 40-acre park offers a wheelchair-accessible nature trail, inclusive playground experiences, White River overlooks, restrooms, a shelter with grills, and more. River Heritage Park is a place where parkgoers of all abilities can play and enjoy nature together.

Park Location

11813 River Rd, Carmel, IN


Full Park Details

All Carmel Clay Parks properties are open sunrise to sunset every day. Hours of individual facilities or ticketed venues or activities may vary.

Park Activities


This park has accessibility features.

Family Friendly

Family Friendly

Nature Trails

Nature Trails

Trails designed for walking in natural spaces.

Picnic Areas

Designated picnic tables or shelters.

Winter Recreation

Seasonal sledding, ice skating, or tubing.

Progress Updates

  • 2022

    In 2022, Carmel Clay Parks finished updates at River Heritage Park to include wheelchair-accessible playgrounds, nature trails and White River overlooks.

  • 2021

    In 2021, Hamilton County Tourism released its South River District Study, proposing improvements and connections between Conner Prairie’s planned River Education Center and two existing and one new park. This new park, Thomas Marcuccilli Nature Park, was also announced.

  • 2020

    In 2020, the White River is featured as a top priority in the Carmel-Clay Parks 2020-2024 Master Plan.

Get In Touch

If you have a question or concern—or just want to know more about how you can help achieve the community’s vision for the White River—we want to know!

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