Indianapolis West Side Parks: Nature on the West Side

The state of Indiana is noted for its beautiful parks, countrysides and country clubs. Here is a list of the green spaces the various communities have set aside for soul-nurturing on the western sector of Indianapolis.



The Avon Town Hall Park contains a well stocked lake for fishing, picnic tables that look out over the lake, and other park amenities.
The Washington Township Community Parkoffers shelters, playground equipment, volleyball and basketball courts and a 2-1/2 acre fishing pond. It is the site of the popular Avon Community Heritage Fest every year, a summer concert series, and the Avon Old Farm Market.


Arbuckle Acres contains picnic shelters, tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts and a little league baseball diamond.
Stephens Park has a picnic shelter, a sand court for volleyball and a playground.
Vic Overman Sports Field Park offers a football field and a softball diamond, plus picnic tables.
Williams Park has a nice gazebo for rent and photo opportunities and three separate picnic shelters. 12,000 square feet
Locust Ln and Northside Dr
Lincoln Township Park is given over to baseball and soccer fields.


Blanton Woods Nature Park is a lovely preserve covered with nature trails. It also offers a conference center facility for rent amid the greenery.
Ellis Park is the place to play amid nature, with athletic fields galore, an amphitheater, picnic shelters, a large playground, tennis courts and a community swimming pool.


Anderson Park has an open air shelter pavilion that can be reserved on a first-come basis. The park offers tennis courts and softball fields, plus tons of paths.
Swinford Park offers lighted tennis and softball areas, sand volleyball and a picnic shelter. 25 acres
Franklin Park contains a picnic shelter, lighted tennis courts and a baseball field.
Friendship Gardens offers lovely, well maintained gardens and a large gazebo-pavilion. 13 acres
Stafford Rd and Center St
Hummel Park holds an activity building, playgrounds and athletic fields and pavilions. 74 acres
1500 S Center St

Indianapolis West Side Parks