Birmingham Railroad Park#2 in Best Things To Do in Birmingham
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Known as "Birmingham's Living Room," the 19-acre Railroad Park is where locals gather for recreational activities, concerts and special events. The park features a lake, jogging trails, skate bowls, an outdoor gym, playgrounds and the partially covered 17th Street Plaza, which offers restrooms and the Railroad Park Dining Car.
Recent travelers said this local favorite is a gorgeous green space. Reviewers commented on the clean restrooms, beautiful gardens, picnic facilities and scenic trails. Parents noted that their kids loved watching the trains go by at the adjacent railroad yard.
The park is located in downtown Birmingham, less than 2 miles southwest of the Birmingham Museum of Art. The park is open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Entrance is free, as is the street parking that surrounds the park's perimeters along First Avenue South. Rangers patrol the park around the clock. Visit the website for details on park facilities and special events.
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