Hours of Operation: Sunday to Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Guided Tour Fees  Adults: $5 Seniors (age 62+): $4 Military and Educators (with ID): $4 Students (ages 13-18 or with college ID): $4 Children (ages 4-12): $3 (under age 4): Free Note: National Park passes do…

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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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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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Waco Lake is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It has 79,000 acre-feet of water and offers fishing, camping, day-use recreation areas, boating, swimming, hike and bike trails, horseback riding trails, and hunting. According to the Corps of Engineers, Waco Lake is the largest lake in the United States to be located entirely…

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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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Located in downtown Waco on the west side of the Brazos River, Indian Springs Park is home to several festivals and events each year. The park features the historic Waco Suspension Bridge and the Branding the Brazos statue series. This monumental sculpture project by nationally renowned sculptor Robert Summers of Glen Rose, Texas, pays homage to an…

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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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