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Birmingham's Railroad Park

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Address: 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35223
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Love what the RR park has done for Birmingham! No matter who you are, what age there is always something going on! From the yoga, to the ice rink, to the food trucks, to just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love what the RR park has done for Birmingham! No matter who you are, what age there is always something going on! From the yoga, to the ice rink, to the food trucks, to just relaxing and feeding the ducks, to just walking the dogs or having a family picnic. So glad Birmingham is stepping it up.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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67 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite places in Birmingham. It isn't a large park but it has a really cool feel to it. Railroad trusses and other decor were reused from the actual railroads that used to be there. In a nicer part of Birmingham and across the street from Regions Park. I love to run and cycle through this area.

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Thank Michelle S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for walking on paved paths, walking dogs, playing frisbee, sitting by the water or having s picnic. Great children's play features. Very scenic and the train tracks are adjacent (separated by sturdy fencing) so you can sit and watch the historic trains. My grand children love this! Usually has a concession stand open for sandwiches, snacks, sodas and... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This park offers something for everyone. Small concrete bowls (12 feet in diameter) for kid's scooters, ice rink, great walking paths, several ponds with koi, bike rental, playgrounds. Glad we visited.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

One of the best parts of the downtown revitalizations! Excellent location- near Good People Brewery & Regions Field. There are ZYP bikes here so you can scoot around town and tons of activities in the park every week.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Railroad Park is one of Birmingham's largest parks, located in the heart of the city near the baseball field and with a good view of downtown (unlike the baseball field itself). There are a number of walking paths around the lake and railroad tracks, and there is a separate trail with benches built along an old railroad bed a couple... More 

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Thank Patrick M
Birmingham, Alabama
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I love this park! It a perfect mix of downtown and nature! Their ice skating rink for Winter is so much fun!

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Thank Natalie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have gone to Railroad Park many times over the last year. We have taken picnic lunches, studied there, played frisbee with the dogs, taken lots of pictures, watched the trains, and napped. We have always felt safe except once. We were eating some snacks and a strange looking young man walked over to us and asked for some popcorn.... More 

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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Lived in Birmingham all my life and remember a time we didn't have RRP. It has different features for different people. Small area for skateboards, kid playground equipment, lots of walking/running paths as well as several nice size areas to layout on the grass with friends or throw a football, Frisbee. Perfect place to escape from all the concrete or... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Absolutely one of my favorite places to spend a sunny weekend afternoon in Birmingham! Whether you're looking to take your dog for a lovely walk, ride a Zyp bike, use the park as a starting point for walking the amazing new Rotary Trail, or simply just wanting to spread out a blanket and nap, study, or read, this park truly... More 

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