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Why visit the canal and White River State Park?

How long is the canal walk in Indiana?

  • White River Canal Walk is a 3.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Indianapolis, Indiana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

What is the purpose of the Canal Walk?

  • Today, the refurbished Canal Walk (stretching north through White River State Park to 11th Street) serves the downtown community as a waterside promenade for walkers, runners, bikers and sightseers (while the canal itself includes a steady stream of pedal boats, which may be rented west of the Indiana State Museum).

Can you rent a bike on the White River Canal?

  • Bikes including surreys, choppers, scooters and more are available for rent in White River State Park from Wheel Fun Rentals. You can also explore the Canal by renting a pedal boat or kayak. Take a Gondola ride!

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