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Birmingham's Railroad Park

1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35223
(205) 521-9933
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Ranked #14 of 44 Attractions in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a nice open and inviting park good for walking and jogging or just hanging out. The day I visited there were no venues going on but I did stroll along the walking trail - went across a wooden bridge that kind of moved in certain spots as you walked it, that kind of made me uneasy but seemed... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Along with Regions Park, the city has done itself proud with these two venues. So many photo opportunities, it's hard to know where to turn next. Great job!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A great addition to the renewal of downtown Birmingham. Spend an afternoon in the park, with great views of the downtown skyline and plan to also take in a Birmingham Barons game across the street at the new Regions Field. Before you go check out all the free parking spots in the area, so you can park all afternoon and... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Some great acts and fun to walk around also . We enjoyed the music especially when they have it. A great place to relax and be with friends and family. Near to downtown Birmingham.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A decent park, very well kept and clean. Great place to walk, jog and bike ride, there's also a play area and exercise area. Events are sometimes held here on occasions as well.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Excellent venue for large-scale outdoor activities, with great views of the City. Night concert on the 4th of July was so fun, especially with evening trains moving through the downtown and a gorgeous sunset as the backdrop.

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Nice little park. Terrible area of town. If you visit get out early evening. Lots of druggies in the neighborhood. Be prepared to be accosted by panhandlers and junkies.

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Fort Valley, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It is a very well done park in downtown. Good place to walk your dog too. It even has an exercise station area.

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Ashville, Alabama
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We all took our bikes to the park, from the 5 year old twins to my 70 year old husband. We rode and played in the water and talked with other families. There is a play area and you can either bike on flat paths or try a few manmade hilly areas. Fun was had by all, we stayed for... More

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Tuscaloosa
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really nice park in the middle of a busy city. Nice for a picnic or pictures! They regularly have different types of entertainment such as the Symphony.

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