I recently had the pleasure of visiting the 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA). According to the museum, “100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park is one of the largest museum art parks in the country, and the only one to feature the ongoing commission of site-specific artworks.”
One of the most interesting pieces of information I received about the art park was about the accessible trails. The IMA has always done a fabulous job of explaining their accommodations for people with disabilities, and with the recent extension of 100 Acres they continue to keep accessibility in the forefront.
I did take the ADA trails to test how accessible they were. Some areas of the trails are paved while other parts are packed gravel. Anywhere there are steps, there is a ramp equivalent. The ADA trails are also more shaded than the non-ADA trails.
I encourage you to take some time and enjoy the 100 Acres park. Please read our post about accessibility in Indiana museums while you plan out the rest of your summer!