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Birmingham's Railroad Park

1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703
+1 205-521-9933
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  • Average5%
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“green space” (10 reviews)
“riding bikes” (3 reviews)
“small lake” (3 reviews)
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1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is great for a stroll or to walk off a great meal in town. There is a few play areas and lots of walking paths, plenty of green space to run around. The park is beautifully planted. You can sit on a bench...More

Thank gulliverstraveler
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Railroad Park has something for everyone from toddlers to the 60+ crowd. It wasn't until I moved away did I truly appreciate the urban design and different park features. A local tip is to visit the park Friday afternoon and evening, you'll have most of...More

Thank Tiffany W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to take a stroll on a sunny day. What we like about it is the diversity of the people who are using it. We walked our dog and watched parents playing with their children. People were engaged rather than on...More

Thank thefluss
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to have a location like this in the middle of the city! There were all kinds of people from couples to large families. There was also a dance team practicing in one of the many grassy areas. Just like any location, be aware of...More

Thank 524katie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this urban oasis in the heart of the city. Make sure to catch one of the many festivals held here throughout the year.

Thank Katrina P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love that Birmingham has been adding areas like this over the past several years! Railroad Park is a lovely place to take a walk or hang out with the family. They host events throughout the year that we enjoy taking the kids to.

Thank Justin D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice park to walk around or have a picnic lunch. It in the hart of the city so its an easy walk from most of the hotels in downtown.

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Situated right in the city, Railroad park is a much welcome green area in the city. Great landscaping, with water areas complete with ducks, paved walkways -fully accessible. Kids love to ride their bikes here. Lots of activities share the space- exercise, events, seasonal skating...More

Thank Mbuina
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The weather was not nice when we visited so we didn't stay long but on a pretty day this would be a good place for families

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a nice way to see the best of the revitalization of Birmingham. They also have something for everyone. In the winter there's ice skating, you can run or bike and there's a skateboard park, it's dog friendly and a great photography venue. Just...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
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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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Kat E
13 January 2017|
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Response from carolyn w | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!! The area is beautiful. Picture perfect.
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