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 Southeastway Park

5624 South Carroll Road 
New Palestine, IN 46163
(317) 327-4834

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 39088
Indianapolis, IN 46239


Park Manager
Chris Martini

Assistant Park
Frank Rouse​

Facility Attendant/Naturalist
Miranda Sears

Office Hours

Mon.-Fri.  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat.-Sun  12 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Park Information

Southeastway Park is a 188-acre Regional Nature Park managed under the Environmental Education Division of the Indianapolis Parks and Recreation Dept. The park is located in the southeast corner of Marion County easily accessible from I-74 at the Acton Road exit. There are a variety of natural habitats on the property including: 80 acres of forest, a pond and wetland, open fields and meadows, a prairie preserve and Buck Creek. The park offers numerous environmental education programs and special events throughout the year. The main operations of the park are broken down into 4 major areas: Environmental Education Programming, Shelter and Site rentals, Hayrides and Summer Camps.

Mission Statement

The mission of Southeastway Park is to foster understanding and appreciation of nature through preservation and enhancement of diverse natural habitats while offering individuals, families and small groups a safe, secure and accessible place for enjoyment and recreation.

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Important Documents

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Southeastway Park Map and Brochure.pdf

Southeastway Park Rental Information​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​






What's Happening Now:

Shelter Rentals
Spring Programs​

Popular spring programs include Habitats, Pond Study, Signs of Spring and lots more. 


April and May
Spring Programs 

April 19 and 20

Girl Scout Badge Days

April 26
Garlic Mustard Pull


May 27 – Aug. 1

Summer Camps


Aug. 7 – Sep 25

Indiana Master Naturalist


Aug. 11
Open for Hayride reservations

Aug. 24
Bug Fest


Sept. 3 - Nov 12
Preschool Nature Series 

Sept. 6 and 13
Girl Scout Badge Days


Sept 10

Bug Fest


Fall Nature Programs


Sept. 27 – Nov 7
Hayride Season


Oct. 14
Round Robin


Nov. -  Jan.
Activity Center Rentals


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Picnic Shelters (6)
Picnic Sites (3)
Comfort Station
Paved Bike/Walking Trail
Hiking Trails (3+ miles)
Activity and Education Center
Open Fields
Buck Creek
Sledding Hill