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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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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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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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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Amenities 32 acres 2 playgrounds 1 baseball backstop 2 volleyball courts 2 sets of horse shoe pits 2 soccer fields 2 lighted basketball half court with a 9ft. 6inch goal 1  basketball half court with an 8 ft goal 0.5 mile concrete walking track with work out stations 2 12×12 small pavilions 18 hole disc…

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Waco and Hewitt offer several disc golf courses: Cameron Park Disc Golf Course Map Brazos Park East Disc Golf Course Map Hewitt Disc Golf Course Map For information about scheduled games visit the Waco Disc Golf Association. This group hosts weekly tournaments and an annual Charity Open.  

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The City of Waco maintains over 60 area parks and 1,200 acres of park land. Along with renowned parks such as Cameron Park, the Suspension Bridge and the Waco Mammoth National Monument, Waco is home to numerous neighborhood parks, splash pads and spray parks, and recreation venues. Follow the link below to see which amenities…

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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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