Mounds Lake update

Free-flowing White River in Madison County. Photo by Jerry Byard.

Friends of the White River is on record s opposing this damming proposal for a scenic, environmentally important stretch of White River. Mounds Lake still afloat, by Ken de la Bastide, Anderson Herald Bulletin, August 24, 2018.

Family Floats

people in a raftFriends of the White River teamed up with the Friends of Broad Ripple Park to offer Family Floats, an opportunity for a short raft trip on White River this past July 29. Now we are partnering with Groundwork Indy to take this same idea to Riverside Park. Look for us Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to noon at the concrete steps on the northwest corner of the 30th Street Bridge over White River. Photo by the Broad Ripple Gazette.

Riverside Park Master Plan

Riverside Regional Park is one of the oldest parks in Indianapolis and second largest, draping both sides of White River from 30th Street south to nearly 16th. During 2017, it went through a master plan process in which Friends of the White River participated.

This article describes the park’s rich, sometimes challenging history, and the collaborative, inclusive master plan process. Read more: Bringing Riverside Regional Park into the 21st Century by John D. Jackson, PLA, LEED AP, National Recreation and Park Association, July 6, 2018. You also can read the Riverside Regional Park Master Plan in detail.