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River Heritage Park

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River Heritage Park

River Heritage Park was developed in 1998-1999. Whether you’re taking a relaxing walk through nature or hanging out with the kids, River Heritage has much to offer. There’s something for everyone!

Within this 40-acre park there are sand volleyball courts, and an enormous playground that includes handicap-accessible play features, swing sets, slides and more.

River Heritage is a great setting for all types of events. The park has a large, rentable shelter with grills and plenty of places to sit.

Looking to get off the beaten path? Take a relaxing walk through the wooded area that leads to the White River.

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Looking Forward

Thanks to the Clay Township Impact Program, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation is helping the community by updating and enhancing its parks to become more accessible, safer and available year-round.

We are currently in the planning stages for the improvements coming to River Heritage Park in 2021. The projected budget for this park’s upgrades is $3.0m. Upgrades are set to include:

– Playground
– Trails
– Restrooms
– Parking Lot

Due to these major park improvements, this park will be closed while under construction for the safety of visitors. Stay tuned for closure details.

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Location

11813 River Road
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Features

  • Drinking Fountain
  • Adjacent to White River
  • Open Greenspace
  • Playground
  • Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Amphitheater
  • Soft Surface Trails
  • Grill
  • Picnic Shelter (with electricity)
  • Seasonal Restrooms
  • Fishing

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General Park Rules

For safety and enjoyment of everyone, please follow these rules and courtesies

  • PARK OPEN SUNRISE TO SUNSET EXECPT FOR APPROVED ACTIVITIES
  • PARKS ARE TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE ZONES
  • HELP KEEP YOUR PARKS BEAUTIFUL
    • Bag and dispose of pet waste
    • Place all litter in appropriate trash containers
    • Drive and park only on roadways and designated parking areas
    • Wildlife and vegetation should not be disturbed
  • HELP KEEP YOUR PARKS SAFE
    • Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, spray parks, water features or buildings
    • Adult supervision recommended for children in playgrounds and spray parks
    • Report inappropriate conduct to Carmel Police
  • Motorized vehicles are not permitted on trails or park grounds
  • Fires are permitted only in permanent park-provided grills
  • Swimming, wading and ice fishing are not permitted
  • Skateboards, bicycles, and rollerblades are not permitted in shelters, buildings or on playgrounds
  • HELP KEEP YOUR PARKS FUN!
  • Keep all pets leashed
  • Exercise pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet
  • Avoid playing loud music that disturbs others
  • Soliciting or use of park for profit is prohibited without a permit
  • Help keep wildlife wild – Please do not feed water fowl or wild animal

Report inappropriate conduct to Carmel Police: 317.571.2580
Report maintenance concerns to Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: 317.573.4044