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White Rock Park is a cliff jumper's haven. This seasonal park has three quarry swimming holes. While two are for fishing, the last one is for swimming and scuba-diving. There are also picnic and camping areas. All these have a different price range, so please call or check the website for more. There are activities for various levels. It is a good spot for a family outing.
Forsythe Covered Bridge or the Forsythe Mill Bridge is named in the honor of Asa Forsythe,a mill owner from the adjoining area. Emmett L. Kennedy built this bridge and it was completed in 1888. Crossing the Big Flat Rock River, the covered bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Johnson County Park is a beautiful lush green park perfect to escape from the city squalor. Surrounded by pine trees, pastures, fresh air and chirping birds, coming here is like staying in the sanctity of nature. The park is great to have that quintessential family picnic or for some quality time with your loved ones. The park has multiple spaces within itself which include smaller park and a golf course. The park is also a host to many social events like horse shows, charity events, literary events and so on. You can spend a night or two here with their provisions for shelters. Overall, this place is ideal for that much needed tranquility and peace of mind.
The Strauther Pleak Round Barn is a historic round barn built in 1914. It became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1993 owing to its architectural & historic value.
Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum offers an interesting glimpse of the history of World War II. The museum exhibits a wide range of items associated with World War II. Visitors also get to discover about a glider cockpit and different gliders.
The Benton House was home of Allen R. Benton (Butler University's former president). Built in 1873, this beautiful abode is now under the purview of The Benton House Association that maintains and manages it. This splendid estate listed in the National Register of Historic Places can also be rented for private events and celebrations. For more details, check website.
Earlier known as Jameson Park, the celebrated Ellenberger Park was established in 1903. It is situated in the historic district of Irvington, which lies in the east side of Indianapolis. A great sight for visitors, the park underwent additions in the form of a pool in 1930, and an ice rink in 1962. Although the latter was closed down in 2009, the park boasts of eight tennis courts, two playgrounds, a softball diamond, a baseball diamond, a football field and a fitness trail, to enlist a few. There is a hill that is ideal for winter sports such as snowboarding and sledding. With great amenities and scenic views, the Ellenberger Park assures a memorable visit.
The Mead Village Park is a beautifully laid out park in Columbus. Some of the facilities of the park include a playground, picnic area and a basketball court.
McCulloughs Run Park is frequented by many families since it offers sprawling spaces for kids and toddlers to play safely. The park also boasts of additional amenities like shelters, picnic tables and a playground.
Oak Knoll Golf Course in Columbus was built to the designs of Dr. Wickstrom. Established in the year 2007, this 18-hole, par 73 golf course is spread across an area of 6450.17 meters (21,162 feet).
Lincoln Park in Columbus remains a famous outdoor attraction with some modern amenities like a playground, handball courts and barbecue areas. The park also has softball fields and tennis courts for sports fanatics.
Declared as a heritage site, Donner Park is a memorial state park that has become a tourist attraction. The park consists of a museum and a monument which commemorates the Emigrant Trail travelers.