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Birmingham's Railroad Park

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Address: 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703
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Great place for young engineers

Young boys love trains. This is the place to take them for a visit. Everything from live HO exhibits to the real thing that you can actually ride on. Wonderful place to explore... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2015
Mike O
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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199 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Young boys love trains. This is the place to take them for a visit. Everything from live HO exhibits to the real thing that you can actually ride on. Wonderful place to explore the railroad business

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Huntsville
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79 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is a nice place for all to enjoy. Families, couples, you name it. It is a pretty area in downtown Birmingham and well maintained. It was a good place for my Grandson's 1st birthday party. They provided a tent which was needed since there is not much shade. The area is open for Frisbee throwing, etc. A great asset... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is easily one of the best offerings that downtown Birmingham has to offer. It's easy to see how it was award numerous recognition for it's design and impact on the overall downtown atmosphere. Highly recommend at least an hour to explore the whole park and see some great views of the skyline.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Very beautiful place. Its right in the heart of downtown and directly across the street from Regions Park. (Home of the Bham Barons). Its a nice place to take a walk for leisure or exercise. Plus, it has a great view of the skyline.

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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518 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

very well done park next to Regions Baseball Field. the play areas are excellent and good dog walks abound. great bars in area as well.

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1 Thank James W
Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Very beautiful park next to the baseball field. A great place for a family stroll, and lots of things for kids to do. A prefect spot for a picture; family or otherwise. Parking can be hard to come by, and I have noticed that they have recently added more security. Last time we were there someone was getting married in... More 

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Thank JayRobe
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This park is one of my favorite here in Birmingham. This place is beautiful! Lots of events, go ahead and check their schedule.

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Thank Fahad A
Birmingham, Alabama
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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This place is beautiful and has lots of events. Check them out online!! They have movies in the park, exercise, and music. This park is very interactive. They have a food stand with your average over priced bland food (sort of expected). Sometimes there are food and ice cream trucks. The food trucks are the real deal!! I have been... More 

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Clanton, Alabama
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110 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Glad to see green space in B'ham. We're here for the food truck fest and had an enjoyable afternoon. Very relaxing with lots of activity and music.

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Bradenton, Florida
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109 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Having moved away from Birmingham before this park was created, I had to venture down to see what was done with this area. I was truly impressed with not only the park itself but with the work being done to revitalize the area of town. I visited the park during the work week, so many of the parking places were... More 

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