River Promenade is White River State Park's hidden treasure. Behind the Indianapolis Zoo on the west bank of the White River is a half-mile long paved walkway lined with 1,272 massive blocks of Indiana limestone. Beautiful landscaping, flowering trees and evergreens and renderings of famous landmarks carved into the rock along the way. It offers great views of the water as well as the city skyline. Hand carved Rose Window. Benches, lights.