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Birmingham's Railroad Park

1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703
+1 205-521-9933
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Really special place in the heart of downtown B'ham

Have been here many times to see fireworks, exercise, family walks and for special events including... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jon M
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Mt. Olive, United States
A great idea successfully translated into reality

Sometimes dreams come true and are wonderful. Railroad Park is the result of a great idea that was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
impudicus84
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Huntsville, Alabama
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1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here many times to see fireworks, exercise, family walks and for special events including the ice rink in December. A really great idea and well executed.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes dreams come true and are wonderful. Railroad Park is the result of a great idea that was successfully brought to life. The Park is always busy but rarely crowded (except for special events) and patrons vary from seniors quietly reading to toddlers falling into...More

Thank impudicus84
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a great addition to Downtown Birmingham. The symphony in the park is great, families enjoy strolling around and spending time with one another. There are great views of the city skyline and I love that the skyline reflection can be seen in...More

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Railroad Park has changed the area for the better. We love walking there and attending the free symphony concerts in the summer. It's near everything and also close to Regions Park.

Thank vcb57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated almost in the center of downtown and several nearby venues, this park is like a heartbeat to Birmingham. Whether early in the waking hours to late after the sunset you'll catch people walking/jogging, biking, skating/boarding, taking their pets for a stroll, exercising, or just...More

1  Thank Derek D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To spend more time together, my friends and I decided to venture over to Railroad Park for a afternoon walk. Within a simple lap, you can take in different viewpoints of the city, From businesses in sky scrapers to living residents and activities.

1  Thank Feesa J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a wonderful Park area - great setting for small get togethers. This would be an ideal location for a Family Reunion.

1  Thank Z5090NIkarenc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Many times I have walked a mile or more around its paths. It runs next the the raidroad track area. Very well groomed ponds and landscaping. Skateboading teens and meditating octogenarians enjoy the park. An excellent refreshment stand and dining area are available. The park...More

1  Thank DrPrestonRowe
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I chose the Railroad Park to take my morning walk while I was in Birmingham. There were a whole lot of people with the same idea, but the park is so big and so well designed that the only part that was crowded was the...More

1  Thank Scott K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Nice quiet park and they have a family fun night every Friday at 6 that we're going to try out this Friday!

1  Thank 173unsatisfiedguest
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Aaron S
11 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
14 January 2017|
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Response from carolyn w | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!!! The area is beautiful. Picture perfect.
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