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Central Canal, Indianapolis
(4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Walk, paddle, or bike alongside the White River State Park at Central Canal. You can easily access many Indianapolis tourist attractions while traveling down this canal or its pathway, which runs beside 2.5 km (1.5 mi) of the state park. From here you'll have the chance to view the city's skyline and stop by the zoo, Indiana State Museum, IMAX Theater, and NCAA Hall of Champions, among other sites along the way. If you simply want to take in the scenery, you can walk, rent a bike or paddle boat, or hire a gondola for time on the canal. Use our Indianapolis trip builder to visit Central Canal on your trip to Indianapolis, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Walked out of the Indianapolis state museum and onto the Chanel walk. Beautiful and serene. Very calming. A must see and do stroll when in the area 
  • Great spot just to walk and enjoy being alive. Paddle boats, Gondolas or Bikes or just walk and take in the beauty of the place. 
  • The canal is a nice place to visit. However there are some negatives. The water can get somewhat stagnate during the summer and definitely is not clean. Some shops along the way, but not a shopping de...  more »