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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

Directions

Park Manager
Chris Martini

Assistant Park
Manager
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.

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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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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What's Happening Now:


Shelter Rentals
 
Spring Programs​

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


2014
Events:


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

Homeschool 
Bug Fest

Sept-Oct.

Fall Nature Programs

 

Sept. 27 – Nov 7
Hayride Season

 

Oct. 14
Homeschool
Round Robin

 

Nov. -  Jan.
Activity Center Rentals

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Amenities

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