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

    The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands has created a research team with Dr. Bill Ramos and Indiana University School of Public Health graduate students to study health, economi

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    Interpretation Courses Update

    Some big changes are coming your way in our suite of interpretation courses! The Eppley Institute recently formalized our partnership with the National Association for Interpretation, a

  • Public Health Fundamentals for Park and Recreation Professionals Certificate

    Do you believe that your park and recreation agency contributes to the health of your community? Do you want to explore how departments can use health information and partners to plan f

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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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