Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park

4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208


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On one hundred acres along the west side of Newfields, just east of White River, sits Fairbanks Park. Explore woodlands, wetlands, meadows, and the shoreline of a 35-acre lake. It’s one of the largest museum art parks in the country, and continues to commission temporary, site-responsive artworks.

Thousands of spring ephemerals (gardening lingo for quick blooming wildflowers) have been planted in one of the largest museum art parks in the country.

Recent additions include a nesting platform built to attract birds of prey, a wild grass labyrinth, and a variety of bird feeding and viewing stations. 

The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park is part of the Newfields complex, which also includes

Credit: Overview from Newfields website