Adventures Everywhere in Waco
From the invigorating feeling of hiking through Cameron Park to golfing at Cottonwood Creek and campfires under the stars beside your own RV, Waco and all of Central Texas are bursting with fun things to see and do…
Cameron Park Zoo
Connect your kids to a real-life adventure at Waco’s 52-acre Natural Habitat Zoo along the Brazos River. See otters, clownfish, lions, Komodo dragons, and many other animals.
Cameron Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Texas. The National Recreation Trail system has made this park an oasis with towering trees, two rivers, and breathtaking cliffs. Hike, bike, fish, watch birds, and play disc golf along the banks of the Brazos River.
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Thousands of years ago, Columbian Mammoths, standing 14 feet tall and weighing 20,000 pounds, roamed Texas. Today, you can see the largest find of mammoth bones in the world right here in Waco.
Cottonwood Creek Golf Course
Just off I-35, Cottonwood Creek Golf Course is a quality golf destination. The 18-hole, Par 72 public course winds through rolling plains and features pristine greens, landscaping, and a pro shop stocking golf gear & accessories, plus club fittings & repairs.
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Discover the history of the Texas Rangers – including female and Hispanic Rangers – and their legendary contributions to Texas history and the American West. Fascinating displays of guns, artifacts, and the Bonnie & Clyde story. Meet active-duty and retired members of our nation’s oldest state law enforcement agency. Learn what it takes to wear the badge.
Root for the Baylor Bears, attend music events, enjoy tailgating or ‘sail’gating – McLane Stadium is right next to the Brazos River.
Martin Museum of Art
Baylor University art museum offers a diverse permanent collection, plus exhibitions and events.
Dinosaurs, the Dust Bowl, science, interactive exhibits, and the hump-back whale skull. Curious children love the Mayborn. So do curious grown-ups.
Waco’s wettest waterpark! Slip ‘n slide down Kona Bay, The Rush, Monsoon & Typhoon, or try the Tsunami – a daring, twisting two person tube slide that curls around like a coiled snake before launching riders to the finish. Cowabunga! Ten acres of watery fun, food, and rides.
Dr Pepper Museum
Be a Pepper! Invented right here in Waco in 1885, the now-famous beverage first captured the general public’s attention at the World’s Fair of 1904. Made of 23 different fruit syrups, the carbonated drink is a favorite in Texas and all over the USA. Make your own soda, play the Dr Pepper Mystery game, and take yourself on a tour. Reservations are not necessary. Just show up and have fun.