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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    Indiana Trails Study

    In 2000, the Eppley Institute conducted the first Indiana Trials Study to examine trail use, trail management, economic factors, and trail neighbor impacts on trails around the state.

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    National Park Service Facility Manager Leaders Program 9th Class Graduates!

    On April 14, 2016, the National Park Service saw its ninth class of the Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP) graduate in the Department of the Interior in Washington DC. In their

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    Q and A with Monica Dignam

    Monica Dignam joined the Project Support Staff team here at the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands in late October of 2015. Monica manages our World Parks Academy account,

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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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