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Birmingham's Railroad Park

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1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our city is so lucky to have such a beautiful space! Railroad Park is the perfect place for lunchtime runs, family picnics, free after work work-outs, a game of frisbee, or just to sit, relax, and enjoy the views. It is my absolute favorite space...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Railroad Park is a nice place to visit here in Birmingham. You can take a nice stroll, people watch, meet friends, attend events, and admire the beauty of the park. It is a safe place to hang out and your four-legged friends are welcomed.

Thank anorwar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful urban park, and if I couldn't see the sky line I wouldn't know I was in downtown Birmingham while here. We frequent this park & always enjoy our time there. The park is well maintained, beautiful & has varied activities for...More

Thank Leigh Ann S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met our tour guide from Red Tour by the Railroad Park sign at the corner of 17th and 1st. The park was a surprise: a combination of water ponds, local diverse grasses and plants, trees, well designed, interesting and I understand used for concerts...More

Thank devedr1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice park with rail road , running tracks , Pond and Bikes . A vulcan miniature statue and very photogenic views

Thank Kinner P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a totally fun park to be at during daylight hours. Gets a little sketchy after dark, but during the day felt totally safe. Kids ran around, there is a skate/bike park, walking trails big green areas to play in. Fun family afternoon. Parking...More

Thank climbingsidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful green space in the heart of hustle and bustle. Great area to just roam around and enjoy. Great place to watch the sun go down.

Thank dchassell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The middle of downtown Birmingham used to “no man’s land”... railroad tracks bisecting north from south. Decaying fields and abandoned buildings. Fast forward to today: it is an oasis of streams and ponds surrounded by well-manicured greenscapes. Meandering paths allow a visitor to stroll, jog,...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The park is very nice for walking or jogging and is about four blocks long. Very nicely landscaped with a small stream, paved walkways, groves of trees,and well kept lawns. There is an information office on site, under a covered meeting area. There is also...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is convenient to downtown hotels, hospitals and UAB. It was very crowded, so it wasn’t as serene as I had hoped but a great place to escape the hospital and get some fresh air. But I will say, don’t let your guard down.

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Aaron S
10 February 2017|
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Response from kime555 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Aaron. It is open and dimly lit, but I would be very uneasy around there at night. There is a ballpark and great brewery right around there, so the area will be full of people, but very few will be hanging out in... More
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KatE1183
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Response from carolyn w | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!! The area is beautiful. Picture perfect.
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