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White River Gardens

1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552
+1 317-630-2001
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Very picturesque, nice to walk around and just enjoy nature at it's best. Takes your mind off the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Una R
Saint Louis, Missouri
Unexpected Delight

We stopped here after visiting the zoo. This is the type of place where I wish I had a book with... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-4552
+1 317-630-2001
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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 18 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
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The gardens are a nice green space break from the concrete jungle! The outdoor portion is lovely. Enjoyed the Lego displays. Indoor garden is a quick visit but the outdoor garden winds around with new sections to be discovered!

2  Thank Sheepishly_Traveling
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is definitely a place to visit. It is so pretty and peaceful. We went when they had the lego exhibits which were amazing. But even without them the gardens are gorgeous. We made it a part of our Indianapolis Zoo visit and were not...More

2  Thank CRMays
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Colorful, well planned out for minimal space. The "wedding" area is a perfect backdrop any bride should consider for her event. Lots of different areas, with tons of varieties of plantings. Very peaceful and relaxing.

2  Thank Mauiblues16
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The White River Gardens are adjacent to the Indianapolis zoo and included in the price. If you enjoy being outside and viewing plants,flowers, landscaping you'll love this visit.

2  Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great place for walkers and to spend some me time. I went early morning and it was peaceful. Could not ask for a better place to send some alone time.

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Included with INdy Zoo admission. The butterfly house is so fun and enlightening for any age, and the gardens are breathtaking. A popular destination for weddings, especially summer evenings.

2  Thank Megan W
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I can tell the gardens should be beautiful. But in early March this are no out door plants. It looks like the backyard of an abandoned mansion. I'm not even sure why they bother to open it before they have any plants. Although, even with...More

1  Thank crazybluegirl2001
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very peaceful and special to be in with orchids and staghorn ferns and all kinds of tropical plants and have butterflies flit around you and occasionally land on you. The grounds are pretty for events too.

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