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White River Gardens

1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552
+1 317-630-2001
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Beautiful Stroll

These gardens are a hidden gem, absolutely stunning gardens of various styles with wooded spots... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Amy B
Adequate, has great potential

Infrastructure is beautiful with the space divided into 'rooms' with interesting features and... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552
+1 317-630-2001
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

These gardens are a hidden gem, absolutely stunning gardens of various styles with wooded spots, water features, and a wedding venue. A very romantic spot!

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Infrastructure is beautiful with the space divided into 'rooms' with interesting features and whimsical sculpture. The wild prairie plantings were at their peak, replete with butterflies and bees, and had a decent assortment of native flora. Much of the other space was underwhelming in design,...More

Thank Kateofyummyfunfood
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Apparently admission is free if you pay to get into the zoo. It is nice and relaxing. Quite a few butterflies and countless species of plants, shrubs, tress, etc. I rated it a little lower because there was no information about the butterflies you were...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

White River Gardens is so beautiful. I love going to the Zoo and visiting the Gardens while there. Entry comes as a part of your Zoo ticket. I haven't been there to see the butterflies but I know they are lovely - everything else is.

Thank CRMays
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Attempted to visit on MLK day as Zoo and parking were free. But alas, as with my previous visit the gardens were closed. The last time it was for removal of a lego display. This time it was for renovation. Whatever.

1  Thank Kateofyummyfunfood
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My latest visit was two days after Christmas. No more carollers, but there was still a Christmas theme, with a lot of beautifully placed poinsettias. There were lights, Christmas music and something like a treasure hunt for children. When I've been in January or February,...More

Thank capturedbygrace
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Just an absolutely beautiful and peaceful setting for a stroll, a book read or photo shoot. Love the arrangements and the beauty of this elegant and meticulously maintained landscape.

2  Thank Rae Ann P
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The White River Gardens are so beautifully kept - I would highly recommend a visit here if you are in downtown Indianapolis and wish to get away for a little relaxation. Always good to play a bit of Pokemon Go in as well!

3  Thank Shae E
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very picturesque, nice to walk around and just enjoy nature at it's best. Takes your mind off the things.

2  Thank Una R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped here after visiting the zoo. This is the type of place where I wish I had a book with me so I can find some hidden nook and read. Very peaceful.

2  Thank MamaLeopard
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1 April 2016|
Response from crazybluegirl2001 | Reviewed this property |
It's included in the admission cost for the zoo.