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"Historic, Small, and Beautiful"

Captiol Park has a special spot in the hearts of those who live in TTown. It's used widely for... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Tabbatha B
Historic ruins park

Pretty cool how you can scope out the ruins of a burned-down building, which also happen to look... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Captiol Park has a special spot in the hearts of those who live in TTown. It's used widely for weddings, special events, or for those looking for a little solitude from down town. My son took piano lessons at the Capitol School in the afternoons....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tabbatha B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Pretty cool how you can scope out the ruins of a burned-down building, which also happen to look like ancient greek ruins. Kind of cool to wander around and take cool pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

A park of our Alabama History, one of Alabama capital most third grader does not know this. It a wonderful place for a picnic in the band stand or in the old capital on a rock. What a treasure we have here in Tuscaloosa

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I recently visited a week ago and took pictures of my nephew and boys! My boys loved climbing around also. We’ve also had a picnic here in the past. I plan to come multiple times a year to make pictures of my boys here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Once the capitol of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is the historical home of the Black Warriors (a Native American tribe, for whom the river that bisects the city is named), the University of Alabama, a quaint downtown area, and some historical sites that allow for youthful rambunctiousness....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stacy A
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Not a long walk from downtown Tuscaloosa, beautiful Capital ruins and a lovely park. Great place to take pictures or take some snacks for a picnic.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MorganJ9565
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We went to this park because it was highly recommended by Trip Advisor! Help, we need to do a better job!! There is almost nothing here. A couple of ruined walls a one plaque describing a little about the site. This is very poor in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rex m
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Loved taking photos with a few clients here as well as scoping out the place for photo ops. Lovely place and great for a stroll.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alexis P
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The little one enjoyed. She could run around and climb. It is definitely nothing special though. Nice corner for a sunday afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank FlorianHo
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good place to get out and take a stroll; see a part of Tuscaloosa history. Very close to downtown and Bryant Denny Stadium

Date of experience: September 2017
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Maddy M
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Response from BHTurner | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this would be a great place for a picnic.
27 October 2016|
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Response from jrundles | Reviewed this property |
It's an open park. No gates or anything. I assume that it is open as long as the sun is up. I don't think it would be much of an attraction in the dark anyway.