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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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Birmingham, Alabama
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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34 helpful votes 34 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you are in downtown Birmingham and have 30 minutes to spare, it's worth walking around this park. This green space acts as a little oasis in this industrial area. I wouldn't recommend walking there alone at night, as the surrounding area isn't the nicest.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a great stop for parents with young kids. Lots of great trails to run, a playground, covered seating for a picnic, and more. My son loved the trains!

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