The purpose of Washington Township Parks is to serve our community while contributing to the physical, mental and emotional well-being of all of our visitors! Washington Township Parks manages and maintains 160 acres of property which encompasses a vast array of recreation opportunities.
The Park provides opportunities for both structured and spontaneous play by way of our facilities, preserved wooded areas, and open green space. The Park has four covered picnic facilities, a 24 ft. gazebo, two playgrounds, a sand volleyball court, basketball court, horseshoe pits, an outdoor fitness station, Pavilion Center, indoor wedding/event venue, two stocked fishing ponds, an outdoor amphitheater, a splash pad, a Paw Park with 3 separate fenced in areas for all sizes of dogs, 5 plus miles of trails, and the historic 1876 Whipple Iron Truss Bridge.
Whatever the intended purpose of you stopping by our website today, we hope it leads to you coming in to enjoy our beautiful Park!
On any given day, park staff can be found at our various park properties. If you would like to talk to someone in person please call and make an appointment. 317-745-0785 General Main Park Hours: October 1st - March 31st 7:00am - 7:00pm April 1st - September 30th 7:00am - 9:00pm
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We can't wait for our Grand Opening that is coming VERY soon on May 28th, 2022. Use the links below or the menu at the top of the page to learn more about how your family can enjoy Murphy Aquatic Park this summer.
Mission The mission of Washington Township Parks & Recreation Department is to grow the legacy of service to our community with:
Spontaneous and structured play providing family and personal growth
Creative and responsible promotion of healthy lifestyles
Good stewardship of the environment and historic structures
Helpful, efficient and empowered employees
See you in the park! Main Park: 115 S. county road 575 Avon, Indiana 46123 Pecar Park/Pock Woods: 5203 E. County road 150 North Avon, Indiana 46123 Nature Center hours m-f 10am-6pm Murphy Park: Coming soon!