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Birmingham's Railroad Park

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Address: 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone Number: (205) 521-9933
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Great Getaway

The park is usually very clean. It is right across the street from Regions Park, so It is either loud, or quiet. But either way, it is still very enjoyable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The park is usually very clean. It is right across the street from Regions Park, so It is either loud, or quiet. But either way, it is still very enjoyable.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great place to go running, have a picnic, ride a bike, fly a kite, or just sit by the man made lakes and watch the fish. The kids love it and we do too.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Park was clean and looked to be well-maintained. I didn't experience any unwanted issues nor feel unsafe, though I was there in the middle of the afternoon. Enjoyed the views of the city from here!

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Montgomery, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Loved this spot. I'd heard about it and wanted to check it out for myself while in town. I can see it serving the revitalized downtown population for years. Very similar vibe to the high line in NYC.

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A beautiful park with a great view and plenty of activities! I love to go there, especially during the summer time. You can catch a concert, a movie, just about anything.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It's a really well done park! It is a little small but, very nice place to take a walk or take a yoga class.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A beautiful example of what a city can do when they put their minds to it. Changes in topography abound and make every scene different. You will not be disappointed!!

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Calera, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We love going to this park when the weather is good. Lots of room to spread out, ride bikes, play ball, have picnics, walk, lay out, just whatever you in the mood for. The food they sale out there is overpriced, but sometimes the food trucks setup around the park and the food is good.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a nice park developed for the city capable of holding small concerts and events. It features a small trail and some landscaped nature. It's a great place to spend a sunny afternoon.

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Agoura Hills, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Loved seeing this side of Birmingham! Such a pretty park, and tons of people exercising and picnicking with families. We loved watching the HUGE koi swim in the pond. Pretty landscape!

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