Waco Mammoth National Monument

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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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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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 & Corps of Engineers Parks

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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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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Indian Spring Park

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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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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