2122 Holiday Lane
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: (317) 736-0480
Fax: (317) 736-4580
Johnson County Park is a beautiful lush green park perfect to escape from the city squalor. Surrounded by pine trees, pastures, fresh air and chirping birds, coming here is like staying in the sanctity of nature. The park is great to have that quintessential family picnic or for some quality time with your loved ones. The park has multiple spaces within itself which include smaller park and a golf course. The park is also a host to many social events like horse shows, charity events, literary events and so on. You can spend a night or two here with their provisions for shelters. Overall, this place is ideal for that much needed tranquility and peace of mind.
White Rock Park is a cliff jumper's haven. This seasonal park has three quarry swimming holes. While two are for fishing, the last one is for swimming and scuba-diving. There are also picnic and camping areas. All these have a different price range, so please call or check the website for more. There are activities for various levels. It is a good spot for a family outing.
Located in Bean Blossom and home to the Bluegrass Festival, lies the Bill Monroe's Memorial Music & Campground. Named after the legendary Bill Monroe, the park is spacious and surrounded by lush greenery. Visitors can partake in a number of activities like jogging, fishing, hiking, camping and even hold picnics here. Music lovers come in numbers and set up their tents, in June for the annual Bill Monroe Bluegrass Festival which brings to town performers from all around the globe. Call ahead for more information.
Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum offers an interesting glimpse of the history of World War II. The museum exhibits a wide range of items associated with World War II. Visitors also get to discover about a glider cockpit and different gliders.
The Mead Village Park is a beautifully laid out park in Columbus. Some of the facilities of the park include a playground, picnic area and a basketball court.
Oak Knoll Golf Course in Columbus was built to the designs of Dr. Wickstrom. Established in the year 2007, this 18-hole, par 73 golf course is spread across an area of 6450.17 meters (21,162 feet).
Declared as a heritage site, Donner Park is a memorial state park that has become a tourist attraction. The park consists of a museum and a monument which commemorates the Emigrant Trail travelers.
Lincoln Park in Columbus remains a famous outdoor attraction with some modern amenities like a playground, handball courts and barbecue areas. The park also has softball fields and tennis courts for sports fanatics.
Mill Race Park is found at the intersection of the Driftwood and Flat Rock rivers in the city's downtown area. Key features of the park include a scenic lake and walking paths. The walking pathway is enveloped by beautiful trees and makes for a picturesque sight.
The historic Fountain Square Theatre Building is a hub of retro-themed activity. The building itself is located just outside of downtown Indianapolis. It has a soda fountain, a steakhouse, an inn, and even a pair of duckpin bowling alleys! See website for full listing of events.
The Benton House was home of Allen R. Benton (Butler University's former president). Built in 1873, this beautiful abode is now under the purview of The Benton House Association that maintains and manages it. This splendid estate listed in the National Register of Historic Places can also be rented for private events and celebrations. For more details, check website.
Touch the Earth Natural Area covers an area of 98 acres (39.65 hectares) and is aptly situated close to State Road 46. This beautiful nature preserve remains a popular destination for bird watching and hiking.