Mindfullness Hikes

paved path winding through trees

Last month, ECPF introduced a new way to connect with the beauty of Eagle Creek – through nature-connected mindfulness hikes – and the first two outings have proven to be popular! The hikes promote healthy activity and aim to reduce stress. The mindfulness hikes are free and open to the public; since hikes are limited […]

2022 Spring Events at Eagle Creek!

Spring Event Logos

Eagle Creek has two exciting spring events coming to the park:   Wildflower Weekend April 23-24 – Join us for naturalist-led hikes and public programs for all ages at Eagle Creek Park’s 3rd annual Wildflower Weekend! While attending hikes you can make your own observations or contribute to citizen science by helping us document spring wildflower […]

Owl Fest 2020 – See You Soon!

Close up of owl's eye

Sign up now for Owl Fest 2020. Join us October 18th-24th in celebration of our favorite nighttime hunter! Enjoy a week of take-home kits, virtual and in-person programs, contests, and exciting Facebook videos! And since this event is spread out over a week to ensure safe social distancing, check out the online auction and bid on […]

Be Responsible

Group discussing what being responsible at park means

What does it mean to be a responsible recreator? It is such a joy to know that so many people have rediscovered the beauty and respite that is nature. Eagle Creek Park is the perfect place to take a break from the crazy new reality we find ourselves in these days. As more people come […]

Eagle Creek Park Covid-19 Update

Eagle Creek Park Update: Good afternoon. Indy Parks just received notification that our plan to allow vehicles access into Eagle Creek Park has been pushed back to Thursday, May 21. With the current road construction schedule and a few weather/rain delays, the crews will need a few extra days to complete the main parkway. We […]

Iron Eagle 2020

people running in park

DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS FOR HEALH, THIS EVENT WAS CANCELLED. Please come back next year!! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Event Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017 Download PDF Release Time: 6:30-7:30 boat drop-off and check-in; 8 a.m. race starts Cost: $50 before May 1; $60 before July 1; $70 before July 23; $80 day of. Participants whoregister by June […]

Grant from Lilly Endowment

Eagle Creek Park Foundation has received a $2.6 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation initiative. The grant will help fund a significant new park project, the Eagle Creek Park West Side Trail, that will make accessible more than 1,000 acres of existing park land for public […]

West Side Trail Committee Volunteers

Looking for volunteers! The ECPF and Westside Trail committee are looking for volunteers to join 2 subcommittees who are assisting with collaborative work on the new trail. The Arts Committee is working with local arts organizations and artists to coordinate and deliver on art installations for the trail.  While the park maintains final approval authority, there is […]