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Eagle Creek Park

Near Indianapolis, IN

5855 Delong Road, Indianapolis, IN 46254

Go Ape’s first treetop adventure course (zip lines, obstacles and more!) in the Midwest, is set within one of the largest municipal parks in the entire USA, Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Indiana.  With views of Eagle Creek Reservoir, the Go Ape Treetop Adventure course is going to allow you to experience Eagle Creek like never before!  More than just a canopy tour, the course is made up of numerous rope ladders, 39 crossings to include the Log Balance, Flying Carpet and Tic Tac Toe, 2 tarzan swings and 5 zip lines.  There are 5 individual sections within the course, each section taking you higher into the forest canopy and finishing with a zip line more exciting than the previous one!  If you thought the Super Bowl zip line was impressive, you haven’t seen anything yet.

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With over 3,900 acres of land and almost 1,400 acres of water, Eagle Creek is big, bold and beautiful.  The course is surrounded by endless amounts of activities such as sailing and boat rentals, 22 miles of hiking trails, 2 nature centers, 2 retreat centers, a fitness course, TONS of picnic areas and shelters, a swimming beach, state nature preserves, cross-country skiing paths, waterfowl sanctuary and even a shooting range.  Equally amazing is that all of these park activities and the Go Ape course are just minutes from downtown Indy!

Parking Fee: $3 for bikers/hikers; $5 for Marion County Residents; $6 for non residents; $15 per bus. There is a shared parking lot available between Go Ape and the Earth Discovery Center. There is also parking at the Marina and Peace Learning Center.

 

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Our zip lines are conveniently located just 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, Indiana | 26 minutes from Carmel, Indianapolis | 1 hour from Bloomington, Indiana | 1 hour from Lafayette, Indiana | 2 hours from Cincinnati, Ohio
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Course stats

Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape Eagle Creek Park.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 305 feet
  • Longest Crossing 43 feet
  • Total Length 2,395 feet
  • Number of Crossings 39
  • Highest Point 41 feet

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The Address

Eagle Creek Park, 5855 Delong Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46254-9797

GPS Coordinates: 39.860691, -86.298154

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By car

Go Ape is located within Eagle Creek Park and is within the northwest corner of Marion County.  There are two gated entrances to the park, one off of 56th St. and one at the end of 71st St.

From the south side of Indianapolis, take I-465 northbound around the west side of the city.  Take the 56th St. Exit (exit 19) and head west (left) on 56th St. for approximately one mile.  After passing the stoplight for Reed Road, you should see the entrance to Eagle Creek Park on the right.  If you find yourself on a bridge crossing over Eagle Creek Reservoir you've gone too far! Once you have entered the park, simply follow the park directional signs to Go Ape/Earth Discovery Center, or stay on the main road (Eagle Creek Parkway) as it curves and winds through the park.  Go past the first left (Eagle Beach Drive) and continue another 0.5 miles to take the next left, which will be Walnut Point Rd.  Take the next left hand turn (Delong Rd.) and go past the Peace Learning Center to the end of the road and you will see the Go Ape cabin.

From the north side of Indianapolis, take I-465 west/southbound and exit at 71st St. (exit 21).  Head west (right) on 71st St. for approximately 1.4 miles.  Shortly after the stoplight for Lafayette Rd. and entrances onto I-65, 71st St. turns into Eagle Creek Parkway and enters Eagle Creek Park at the 71st. St. Gatehouse. Once you have entered the park, simply follow the park directional signs to the Earth Discovery Center, or stay on the main road (Eagle Creek Parkway) as it curves and winds south through the park.  Go past the turn for the Ornithology Center and continue for approximately one mile.  Shortly after passing a playground area to your left, take the next right which will be Walnut Point Rd.  Take the next left hand turn (Delong Rd.) and go past the Peace Learning Center to the end of the road and you will see the Go Ape cabin.

Local Area

Some nearby places which may be of interest:

Here are a few links that we thought you might find useful! Please note - upon selecting a link below, you will be re-directed to a page outside of goape.com.

Eagle Creek Park

Indy Parks Website

Visit Indy - Official Tourism Site of Indianapolis

Staying Over

There are plenty of hotel options in the Indianapolis area.  Feel free to click the links below where you can check availability and book your stay.  Please note, upon selecting a link, you will be re-directed to a page outside of goape.com.

Trip Advisor - Indy Hotels

Marriott.com

Feedback from Eagle Creek Park

Take a look at what some of our tribe have said about their time in the forest. It's always good to hear it straight from the Gorilla's mouth (...and we're proud to say it’s totally unedited!)

Rated 5 Bananas Tom - Treetop Adventure, on 21 July 2015
Plain and simple. It was awesome. Our Staff Instructor (Chris) was awesome. Staff members were always present making sure you were always in safe situation while not getting in your way. From start to finish you always felt safe and you knew it was going to be an amazing fun GO APE ADVENTURE day.
Rated 5 Bananas Toni - Treetop Adventure, Treetop Junior, on 17 July 2015
The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Expanding Your Horizons Camp had a fantastic time at Go Ape. The employees were fantastic and the girl giving the instructions did a fabulous job explaining to our blind/low vision students. The kids couldn't stop talking about what they had accomplished. They couldn't wait to tell their siblings or classmates who aren't blind/low vision what they had done. This experience will help them to continue to build self confidence and feel as if they can accomplish everything they attempt. Thanks to all of your staff. From the moment I called to set up this experience to the minute we left, it couldn't have been better. A special thanks to Sam and his staff at the Indiana Go Ape. They are the best!
Rated 5 Bananas Deborah - Treetop Adventure, on 13 July 2015
We came from another state and went to check in 2 1/2 hours early thinking we would spend the extra time exploring the park while we waited. The staff greeted us warmly, answered all of our questions, and even offered to take us out at that very time because there were openings. What a great experience! The course was under the tree canopy which made it cool in the hot weather. The ground trail was very muddy, but the website did a nice job of warning us that this may be the case. Excellent customer service. We recommend Go Ape! as a great family activity, especially families with a mix of older kids and teens.
Rated 5 Bananas Amanda - Treetop Adventure, on 9 July 2015
I thought the amount of time spent in the course is absolutely worth the cost. A lot of times you spend a lot of money to get up to an hour of entertainment, but my husband and I were there 2 and 1/2 hours. I also thought the safety briefing was necessarily repetitive. They made sure you could safely participate no matter what the age. I also liked that on the first obstacle it was lower level so the instructor could see how you would handle switching lines and always staying attached. I have nothing but great things to say! It was a great physical activity that was a blast! We will definitely be back!
Rated 5 Bananas Melanie - Treetop Adventure, on 9 July 2015
Perfect adventure for my husband and I to share with our 4 sons (ages 10, 12, 17, and 19)... Everyone was challenged, and everyone had a great time!
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