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’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 by the John Roebling Co., who built the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City. Crucial to traders and travelers for well over a century, the bridge stands as…

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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 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. Food trucks, Silos Baking…

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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, 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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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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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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The Arboretum covers 16 acres, with over 8 acres in the southeast devoted to botanical gardens. The “hidden jewel of Woodway” boasts a certified Monarch Way-station, pond with babbling waterfall, rose garden, two McLennan County Master Gardener demonstration gardens – the Texas Superstar Bed and Trailside Gardens – and much more. To the northwest, the…

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The Bill and Eva Williams Bear Habitat exemplifies the dedication of Baylor University to its beloved Baylor Bear mascots. The bears’ environment features a waterfall, pools, caves, deadfall trees and digging areas. It is the most visited attraction on the Baylor campus. The attraction features an educational cabana providing information about the North American Black Bear, and…

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