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Eagle Creek Park – Indianapolis, Indiana

Near Indianapolis

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 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!

With views of Eagle Creek Reservoir, the Go Ape treetop adventure course is going to allow you to experience Eagle Creek like never before!  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.

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

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 | 2.5 hours from Chicago, Illinois
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For full availability simply click on our 'Book Now' function for exact details of Go Ape Eagle Creek's opening hours. Times will vary on daylight hours… some adventures even open at 8:00am in the summer for those early birds!

 

Course stats

Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape Eagle Creek Park – Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 452 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
5901 Delong Road
Indianapolis, Indiana
46254-9797

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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

Orbitz - Indy Hotels

Expedia - Indy Hotels

Feedback from Eagle Creek Park – Indianapolis, Indiana

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 diane - Treetop Adventure, on 22 October 2014
Great quality time with family enjoying beautiful park in active/fun way! Guides were great (Dillon) and one guide who went the extra mile to help us get our sweatshirts we forgot and left behind back to us. A great day!
Rated 5 Bananas Persephone - Treetop Adventure, on 21 October 2014
The safety introduction was very informative and concise so we could get out on the course. I appreciated the signs throughout the trees showing how to cross an obstacle. This is the BEST experience in the fall with the leaves changing color. Highly recommend and a "must do" at Eagle Creek!
Rated 5 Bananas Angie - Treetop Adventure, on 21 October 2014
My boys absolutely loved it and are already asking to go back :)
Rated 5 Bananas Shelly - Treetop Adventure, on 21 October 2014
I loved everything about this adventure. I definitely surprised myself by doing some of the obstacle courses. As a group, we agreed to always do the extreme course. The most thrilling was the Tarzan jump. I am still surprised I completed that jump. Zip lining was amazing and something I always wanted to do. At the same time, we all felt very safe the entire adventure. The staff were so much fun, friendly and very helpful/knowledgeable as well. As a group, we had never laughed so hard at each other. It was an afternoon I will never forget and will definitely recommend to others.
Rated 5 Bananas Randy - Treetop Adventure, on 21 October 2014
Staff very friendly and willing to answer questions
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