River Destinations

Find your perfect spot.

Things to Do

Explore parks, enjoy a delicious meal, have an adventure – all near the White River in Central Indiana.

There are so many ways to connect to the river, whether from the shoreline or a scenic overlook. Cultural Districts, trails, museums, and local eateries of every taste are offered.

Featured Attractions

Beyond parks and trails, the White River connects most of what Central Indiana has to offer and has something for everyone’s taste.

Outdoor Recreation

Sleep under the stars and close to the water at the White River Campground, rent a canoe or kayak from the White River Canoe Company. Play a round at Prairie View or Coffin golf courses. Explore art and nature together at the (free!) 100 Acres.

Arts & Culture

Take an in outdoor concert at Federal Hill Commons or an arts celebration in the state designated Noblesville Cultural District. Learn about Indiana’s rich history at Conner Prairie. Wander the grounds of the Indianapolis Arts Center in Broad Ripple. Connect to the river while exploring Downtown Indianapolis.

Shopping & Villages

Some of the best shopping districts and villages are connected by the river. You’ll find unique shopping experiences at the most upscale of national shops as well as the most eclectic of local ones.

Historical Sites

The river’s nearly 20,000 years of natural and human history is on display up and down its banks. Discover the stories of previous generations and civilizations along the river’s edge.

Waterways, Bridges & Dams

While the river itself is a piece of natural infrastructure, people have long been constructing other infrastructure like waterways, bridges, and dams that connect to it.

Find Your Park

Love to walk a trail? In need of a quiet spot? Want to explore an open green space? Take the Find Your Parks quiz to discover which park(s) is the perfect spot for you.

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!

Note that for the fastest response, if you have a question about an individual park, partner organization, event, or river destination, use the links above to connect to their websites for more information.