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Parks & nature in Birmingham

Scenic Viewpoint
“It’s the largest cast iron statue in the world, offers some of the best views of Birmingham, and the museum offers a historical glimpse of Birmingham’s industrial past.”
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Park
“A beautiful park in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Across the street from the Baron’s baseball stadium and Good People Brewing Co.”
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Botanical Garden
“This is a beautiful free garden to browse through. It has a great little lunch cafe and boasts a library with all things garden related. Several events are also held here throughout the year. ”
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Nature Preserve
“Wonderful place to hike. See old mines and get great vantages of the city. ”
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Park
“Great place for a hike. There's so much history here as you wind your way up and down the mountain. You will pass old mines and see the remains of the buildings when this was an active mining location and the company had an entire "village" in place on the mountain.”
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Park
“Great place to go on a walk or spend the day relaxing with a picnic. Walking distance from the loft!”
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Park
“Walkable in 10 minutes. There's a nice pond with a walking trail, plus a play area with slides and swings for kids. ”
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Park
“This place is wonderful because of the flowers, walking trails, lake and it is FREE!”
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Park
“Lakeside green space with a 3-mile running trail, playgrounds, volleyball courts & a war memorial.”
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Park
“Just a place for a nice hike in nature. We will show you the entrance if we are there. ”
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Pool
“Very pretty place to take the pets and play. There is a playground, open fields, tennis courts, and pavilions for shade!”
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Park
“Neighborhood park with playground, basketball court, and unofficial dog park. Around the park, you'll find Rojo, a popular Mexican restaurant, and O'Henry's, a local coffee shop. You can also rent Zyp bikes here. ”
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National Park
“When Birmingham was first founded many would travel to work at the sloss furnace. They were paid well and were able to get rich fast. This is how Birmingham got its name the Magic City.”
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Park
“Great for disc golf, tennis, and a big cookout. Not the nicest part of town, but perfectly fine during the day.”
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Park
“Adjacent to the Civil Rights museum, the park features sculptures in the vein of the violent racial past of Birmingham”
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Park
“Closest park, walkable in less than 10 minutes. There's a big playground for kids that's enclosed. Lots of shade for sunny days. ”
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