About Eppley

Long Story, Short...

The Eppley Institute is Indiana University's unique outreach program for the park, recreation and public land management professions.

We provide expertise in several areas, including technical assistance and research, planning and design, and training and education for organizations around the world. ( READ MORE )


Planning & Design

Eppley's park and recreation planning and design services balance the needs and desires of a community with practical and economic realities.

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Our Portfolio

Boulder Master Plan

The Parks and Recreation Master Plan led to community consensus about the department’s priorities and gave the city tools for financial and operational decision making.( Read more )

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    My First Time at GLPTI

    I didn’t expect that on a work trip I would be sitting at the front of a four-person toboggan, suddenly pushed … racing down an icy track at 35 miles an hour. In fact, I really

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    A Visit to a Park Outside of the Continental United States: San Juan National Historic Site

    Beating the Winter Blues- Who doesn’t want to get away during the winter months? We had an especially hectic winter holiday this year, so my husband, Bryan, and I decided to do a s

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    Creative Conferencing

    There are many reasons to attend a professional conference. There are learning opportunities, marketing opportunities, socializing... Some people go with the intent to network with coll

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Documents published by the Eppley Institute such as master plans and reports. ( read more )


Practical information about management strategies in parks and recreation. ( read more )


The Eppley Institute has compiled a list of links that may be of use to you. ( read more )

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