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Central Canal

337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
+1 317-955-2389
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Beautiful

The canal is so pretty and a great place for a walk or bike ride. Many beautiful bridges over the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laura B
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Good way to spend a nice day

It was fun to find this pleasant walk. There were of lots of people riding paddleboats and bicycles... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LRR2222
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Columbia, South Carolina
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  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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337 W 11th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3001
Downtown Indianapolis
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The canal is so pretty and a great place for a walk or bike ride. Many beautiful bridges over the canal, artwork all along.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was fun to find this pleasant walk. There were of lots of people riding paddleboats and bicycles and walking their dogs. It's nice that it also goes along the cultural district and goes past several museums, fountains, statues and libraries. There are options at...More

Thank LRR2222
Reviewed 1 week ago

We simply rented the city's "pacers" bicycles, the kind you get from an automated kiosk all over the city and can ride point A to point B drop off at another kiosk...$8/day per bike and can get new bikes anytime the whole day. You can...More

Thank lovelandholdings
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a nice walk along the canal after we walked through the government building and saw first responders memorial wall. There was school children in the area and looked like they were doing scavenger hunts for class.

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you just want to take a quite strole you can if it's not on an event weekend in the city. Even so, it's relaxing with the many places to sit and ,"people watch". It's safe, clean with lots to do along the canal if...More

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Indianapolis a few times now and finally had an opportunity to get out and randomly explore. I'm glad I did because I walked into this beautiful canal trail and it didn't disappoint. It was a nice quiet stroll with people enjoying Gondola...More

Thank Ethan219
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know why, but I didn't expect find a canal in Indianapolis. But there it is ... and it is a very attractive place to walk and contemplate urban living in a very pleasant environment.

Thank TimDavison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place where one can walk around or take a run. A complete walk around the canal can lead one to the zoo and the state museum. One can rent out a kayak or a paddle boat at the Canal- Lots of fun- we had...More

Thank Shikha D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The central canal is a wonderful place to walk, take photos, have a picnic and even see concerts during the summer season. There are a few museums along the canal you can visit like the Indiana State Museum and the Eiteljorg Museum. There is a...More

Thank chmschubnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a pedal surrey and took a lap around the 3 mile loop. Very well done, well used by residents and a fun time was had.

Thank Bob E
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judibudget
28 June 2017|
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Response from BatGuano30 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure, with a nice tip, you can get what you want.
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Cassandra C
18 June 2017|
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Response from GAR8601 | Reviewed this property |
No, only traffic allowed is the rented paddle boats or gondolas.
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pananny56
14 April 2017|
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Response from travelsavvypair | Reviewed this property |
There is very close Canal Access parking at 9th Street.
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