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Eagle Creek Park – Indianapolis, Indiana

Near Indianapolis

5901 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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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

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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 Amber - Treetop Adventure, on 29 September 2014
I took my boyfriend to Go Ape for his birthday because I wanted to do something "outside of the ordinary" and boy was it! We had so much fun! It was a great experience. Challenging, yet enjoyable. We laughed a lot! I can't wait to go back again!
Rated 5 Bananas Shannon - Treetop Adventure, on 29 September 2014
Great way to spend some good time with family, enjoying a unique experience. The whole experience from the get go was good. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful and the course was just plain fun with the best part in my opinion, the zip lines. I could zip all day long!!!!
Rated 5 Bananas jodi - Treetop Adventure, on 29 September 2014
I came to eagle creek park with my husband for our anniversary and we couldn't of been happier with the experience. I am afraid of heights but they make you feel safe with great instructions and safety equipment. We were able to go at our own pace and it was beautiful there. I would highly recommend this adventure to everyone!
Rated 5 Bananas scott - Treetop Adventure, on 29 September 2014
Signed up to participate with my son for his 11 birthday. We had a terrific time. My son said his favorite parts were the actual zip lines but he also really enjoyed each of the challenges. I liked that we did challenge ourselves and were able to move easily through the course.
Rated 5 Bananas Phillip - Treetop Adventure, on 29 September 2014
Everything about the Go Ape experience was great. It's been more than a couple years that I have been to Eagle Creek Park, so I didn't even realize that Go Ape was added as a feature. The Bang for your Buck is good too. Being able to share stories and the adventure along with other guests is good also.
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