White River Event Planning

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Registration link

Allowable launches are on the map below.  These are the only allowable launches for put-in and take-out for the event.  Allowable water is any water that can be accessed via kayak without portaging with the exception of the water highlighted in red:

White-River-Off-Limits

Interactive Map

This map is a Google Map that can be interacted with and utilized within your Google Maps app to get you to your launch location.  You can also “star” the map to save it into your “My Places” in Google Maps.

Launch Locations List

  • Edgewater Park
  • Madison Park
  • River Bend Park
  • Perkinsville DNR Ramp
  • Lafayette Trace Park
  • Strawtown Koteewi Park
  • White River Campground
  • River Bend Campground
  • Riverwood Canoe Landing
  • Potter Bridge
  • Forest Park
  • Hazel Landing Park
  • Renner’s/146th St
  • River Road Park
  • 116th Street Public Access
  • Town Run Trail Park
  • Broad Ripple Park
  • Cornell Avenue Launch
  • Arden Drive Access
  • Friedman Park
  • Rocky Ripple Public Launch
  • 30th Street
  • Riverside Regional Park

Downstream Float Planning

Much of this river is fishable by launching and taking out at the same launches, but if you wish to plan a float downstream, here is some information to help you with that planning.

Launch Start Launch Finish Est. Distance
Edgewater Park Edgewater Park Dam downstream
Madison Park River Bend Park 0.5
River Bend Park Perkinsville DNR 10.1
Perkinsville DNR Lafayette Trace Park 1.8
Lafayette Trace Park Strawtown Kotewi Park 4
Strawtown Kotewi Park White River Campground 2.2
White River Campground River Bend Campground 1.6
River Bend Campground River Bend Campground Dam 1 mile down
Riverwood Canoe Landing Potter Bridge 2.3
Potter Bridge Forest Park 2.2
Forest Park Renner’s/146th St 4.6
Renner’s/146th St River Road Park 4
River Road Park 116th St Public Access 1.6
116th St Public Access Hazel Landing Park 1.3
Hazel Landing Park Town Run Trail Park 1.2
Town Run Trail Park Broad Ripple Park 7
Broad Ripple Park Broad Ripple Park Dam downstream
Cornell Avenue Launch Arden Drive Access 0.8
Arden Drive Access Friedman Park 0.9
Friedman Park Rocky Ripple Public Launch 1.4
Rocky Ripple Public Launch 30th Street 3.7
30th Street Riverside Regional Park 0.5

Due to ongoing issues with COVID-19, this event will operate as all other 2020 events have and will utilize virtual captain’s meeting and awards after the event.

Tournament Times

On the water 6:15 AM
First cast 6:45 AM
Last cast/catch (photo time) 2:45 PM
Last photo submissions 3:30 PM
Awards ceremony livestream 4:00 PM

River Flow and Height Data

Anderson
Near Strawtown
Noblesville
146th Street
Nora
Ravenswood
Broad Ripple
Broad Ripple below dam
Museum of Art

Lodging Options

Here are some of the available lodging options for the event.

Hotels

Name Address Phone Number
Quality Inn Noblesville-Indianapolis 17070 Dragonfly Drive (317) 565-4320
Noblesville, IN 46060
Hampton Inn & Suites Indianapolis-Fishers 11575 Commercial Drive (317) 913-0300
Fishers, IN 46038
Baymont by Wyndham Noblesville 16025 Prosperity Drive (317) 770-6772
Noblesville, IN 46060
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot Indianapolis 10495 Crosspoint Blvd. (317) 570-2111
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Extended Stay America Indianapolis-North 9750 Lakeshore Drive East (317) 843-1181
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Extended Stay America Indianapolis-Casleton 7940 Shadeland Ave (317) 596-1288
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Red Roof Inn Indianapolis – Castleton 8110 Shadeland Ave (317) 712-3104
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Suburban Extended Stay Northeast 8055 Bash Street (317) 598-1914
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Days Inn by Wyndham Indianapolis Off I-69 8300 Craig Street (317) 537-9735
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Campgrounds

Name Address Phone Number
White River Campground 11299 E 234th Street (317) 770-4430
Cicero, IN 46034
River Bend Campground 21695 IN-37
Noblesville, IN 46060 (317) 773-3333
Sleepybear Campground 13231 E 146th Street (317) 691-2339
Noblesville, IN 46060
Pine Lake Fishing and Camping Resort 5435 W. SR 38 (765) 778-3474
Pendleton, IN 46064