Waco Riverwalk

The Waco Riverwalk includes approximately seven miles of multi-use, lighted trail that loops along both banks of the Brazos River.  The scenic riverwalk stretches from Baylor University to Cameron Park and passes underneath the Suspension Bridge.  The rivewalk is accessible from various points throught downtown Waco and captures the natural beauty of the Brazos River…

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Waco Suspension Bridge & Cattle Drive Sculptures

Note: Renovation of portions of the bridge will cause the bridge itself to be closed to pedestrian traffic from time to time. Indian Spring Park will remain open. Waco’s Historic Suspension Bridge was the longest single-span suspension bridge west of the Mississippi when it was completed in 1870. The bridge was built with cable supplied…

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Martin Museum of Art

Museum features exhibits by national and international artists and touring historical art shows. Permanent collection of modern and contemporary painting, sculpture and prints. Closed Mondays.

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Magnolia Market at the Silos

Magnolia Market and its famous landmark silos occupy two city blocks in downtown Waco. Owned by HGTV “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, the store offers items in Joanna’s unique style. Admission to the complex is free. Visitors can play free games on the lawn or picnic in the shade. The shops and grounds…

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Lake Waco Wetlands

Created to mitigate the habitat loss when Lake Waco was raised by seven feet in the year 2000, the wetlands offers 3.5 miles of nature trails for hiking, bird watching, and photography. The Research and Education Center teaches school groups about water quality and conservation.

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Homestead Craft Village

Homestead Craft Village, located 5 miles northwest of Waco, offers shopping, dining, and self-guided tours. The 18-acre complex includes a 200-year old barn, the Potter’s House, a woodworking shop, a restored 1760 gristmill, fiber arts, herb garden, and more. Guided tours are available by appointment. Café Homestead, serving natural beef and homemade baked goods, is…

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Doris Miller Memorial

Waco is proud of Wacoan and World War II hero Doris Miller. Miller was a Cook Third Class that the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross, the third highest honor awarded by…

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Cameron Park

University Parks Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr., along the Brazos River(254) 750-5980 Hours: Open daily No admission charge Anniversary Park is accessible to the physically challenged. Click here for a trails map of Cameron Park  Click here for Cameron Park Trail condition updates The 416-acre park, a gift of the William Cameron family, features…

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Carleen Bright Arboretum

The Carleen Bright Arboretum extends over 16 acres, with almost half of it developed as botanical gardens.  The Arboretum, known as the “Hidden Jewel of Woodway” boasts a certified Monarch Way-station, a koi pond, fountains, rose garden, meditation garden, the Todd Willis Nature Trail that winds through native woodlands suitable for all explorers, two McLennan…

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