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A unique and exciting site!

I've been to the Central Canal in downtown Indy on two separate visits and it's just wonderful. A... read more

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Roger H
Atlanta, Georgia
Great place to walk

Whenever we visit, we love taking a walk along the canal. Lots of neat places to stop at along the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been to the Central Canal in downtown Indy on two separate visits and it's just wonderful. A relaxing respite in the heart of downtown with great views and easy access. We've rented paddle boats and bike rentals and evening gondola rides are also available....More

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whenever we visit, we love taking a walk along the canal. Lots of neat places to stop at along the way and a must do when visiting Indy.

Thank GW85
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting any of the locations along "the Canal", are worth the visit. So many things to do there or just watching people go by and relaxing by the water is wonderful as well.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to stroll and just enjoy the day and weather and do some people watching. You can also do some kayaking, etc.

Thank johnns305
Reviewed 1 week ago

Connected to other beautiful parks and trails including the White River Park, this canal walk is gorgeous! Great for the family, friends or couples. Looking for a romantic stroll after a nice meal with your date? Take them along the canal and hold hands as...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! So relaxing, and so beautiful! I love taking walks here, sometimes I can catch the free jazz bands.

Thank mallarie p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved walking the Canal. Wished we would of had time to take a boat ride and relax . Lots to see and do on your walk around the canal .

Thank vicnorris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this hidden gem! Be sure to take a stroll along the side of the canal, or better yet a Gondola ride. This canal provides a great get-a-way from the city just above.

2  Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to see the canal! We had a blast. Restaurants, condos..... fountains. So much fun. Don’t miss this!

Thank Patrish2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The canal start at the IU School of Medicine campus. I can get off the people mover during lunch and talk a walk around the canal. I always feel safe walking along the canal. You can walk as far as you want and there is...More

1  Thank BSanborn
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19 May 2018|
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Response from 105kenyaw | Reviewed this property |
There are bikes, canoes and a gondola too.
30 April 2018|
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Response from Calliope1014 | Reviewed this property |
4 person Paddle boats for $35 per hour, single kayaks for $20 per hour, and tandem kayaks for $25 per hour. You can also rent bikes at the south end of the canal- $10 an hour for single- $25 for 4 person surrey. On really... More
ashley m
14 March 2018|
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Response from Dave46033 | Reviewed this property |
I defer to the previous answer. March 17th opening date.