Fort Harrison State Park - Indianapolis, IN - Indiana State Parks

 
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Welcome to Fort Harrison State Park
Fort Harrison is a state park for many seasons for many reasons. Patrons may enjoy visiting the park year round, especially in winter since Fort Harrison features one of the biggest sledding hills in the area. Spring is the season to walk with the woodland wildflowers in full bloom across the park. Summer is the perfect time for a canoe trip down Fall Creek, the major water feature that runs through the north side of Fort Harrison. Autumn brings warm, sunny days and breathtaking fall colors to this, the last forested corner left in Marion County. At Fort Harrison, landscape and history blend together at this unique setting on the north-east side of Indianapolis. The 1,700-acre park features walking and jogging trails, picnic sites, fishing access to Fall Creek and two national historic districts. The former Citizen's Military Training Camp is preserved around the park office in what was once known as Camp Glenn. Visitors may also want to stop at the park's Museum of 20th Century Warfare to view exhibits about the lives and history of the soldiers who once marched the grounds of old Fort Harrison. An oasis of green in an urban landscape, Fort Harrison is one of the hidden gems to be found in the state, just minutes from home for many visitors needing contact with nature.

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Amenities

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ACTIVITIES
Dog Park
Recreation Buildings equipped with kitchenettes and restrooms (Recreation Building Reservations)
Nature Center/Interpretive Naturalist Services
Shelters (Shelter Reservations)
Picnicking
Hiking Trails / Multi-use Trail (paved)
Bicycle Trail
Fishing
Saddle Barn w/ horse trail rides, hay rides, (317) 541-1866 https://www.facebook.com/hoosiertrailrides
Inn Restaurant
Ice Fishing
Sledding hill and cross-country skiing
Shelters (one shelter equipped with fireplace)

THE FORT GOLF RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER
Harrison House Suites & 3 Historic Officer's Homes
The Garrison w/ Dining & Conference Facilities
5 Meeting Rooms
Golf Course / 18 holes & Driving Range
Mother's Mercantile Nature Shop/Store

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Location

Address
6000 N Post Rd
State/Province
Zip Code
Latitude
39.86
Longitude
-86.01
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