Fort Harrison State Park is one of the hidden gems of Indiana. It's a green escape for many people who love to be in contact with the nature. The 1,700-acre park enjoys a beautiful location on the north-east side of Indianapolis it has something amazing to offer regardless of the season.
Some people prefer to come to the Harrison State Park in the winter because it features one of the largest sledding hills in this area. Others love to come here in the spring and walk among the blooming flowers. In the summer, people can try canoeing down the Fall Creek. On the warm days of autumn, this forested area displays a breathtaking scenery. The park features many hiking trails, fishing access, picnic sites and also two national historic districts.
Fort Harrison State Park features a dog park as well, on the north side of the property. It's a great place to bring Fido for some well-deserved playtime outdoors. There are separated fenced areas, so your pup can run and play freely. The closest play area to Fall Creek Road it's called Platoon Run and it spreads on approximately 3.6 acres. This part features large trees that keep the place shady and also a wooded area.
The other play area is called Herrin Hill; it spreads on 1.3 acres in the middle of the dog park and it's an open space with lots of grass and a few trees that provide shade. Brigade Landing is the name of the third dog play area and features a pond and a larger wooded area. However, it is still under construction and it's not open for visits yet.
The dog parks feature water stations, picnic benches and waste stations as well. As an owner, you are responsible for cleaning up after your dog. Last but not least, there's an annual fee of $75 for each dog and it's only available in the Dog Park area. Fort Harrison State Park is a lovely place to visit together with your furry friend, as it provides fun activities for the both of you. Come and see for yourself!