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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

Friends of Southeastway Park Brochure.pdf








January 26-
Summer Camp Registrations Begin

Mid February-Mid March is Maple Syrup Season

February 25 - Homeschool Maple Syrup Day

March 7 - Public Maple Syrup Day

March 8 - Girl Scout Maple Syrup Day

April and May - 
Spring Programs

April 19 and 26-
Girl Scout Badges

April 25 - Garlic Mustard Pull

May 26 - July 31
Summer Camps

August 10 - 
Open for Hayrides

August 30 - 
Bug Fest

September 9
Homeschool Bug Fest

Sept. 26-Nov 7
Hayride Season

Oct. 14
Homeschool Round Robin

Sept. - Oct
Fall Nature Programs

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