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Pioneer Plaza

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
As featured in 3 Days in Dallas and 1 other guide
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Address: Young and Griffin Streets, Dallas, TX 75202
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History in the shadows of downtown Dallas

What a neat place. A long-time resident of Dallas, it took a visit from my out-of-town parents to actually get me to head over to Pioneer Plaza. I'm so glad I did. We went at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jenise Z
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a neat place. A long-time resident of Dallas, it took a visit from my out-of-town parents to actually get me to head over to Pioneer Plaza. I'm so glad I did. We went at sundown, and the silhouettes of the silent statues against the colored sky were both intimidating and inspiring, causing me to pause and wonder what it... More 

Thank Jenise Z
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a neat stop to make. The bronze statues were really neat and it seemed pretty life-like. Good place to take pictures. I wish people wouldn't climb the statues though, it makes for hard to get photo ops.

wilds of New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd consider this an essential stop for any Dallas tourist, a major photo op. It is sort of iconic to the city's heritage. Walkable from other nearby tourist stops.

Thank Ken B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice statues. Would be good if they cleaned the pond and added more seating, but nice time for a few photos for the family.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This set of statues is meant to recreate the old Texas cattle drives. The detail on each statue is pretty incredible. They are all life size too. I think this is one of the highlights of downtown Dallas. It's worth checking out if you're doing a DIY city tour. It would probably be great to have a picnic here if... More 

Thank Patrick C
Hastings, Nebraska
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a wonderful place to visit. It costs nothing but time, but your imagination can run wild thinking about the way things were "back in the day."

Thank Kirk F
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful display of a sculptured cattle drive is so realistic, you can envision what it was like in the old West. The minute detail on each sculpture is outstanding. Don't miss this beautifully done art work!

Thank 441barbarar
Jamestown, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped on our Dallas City Tour and our guide gave us a wonderful talk about this incredible representation of the early cattle drives

Thank 112traveler47
Waterbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sculptures are amazing. Fun to walk through them and pose with the cattle. The only thing you can't do is climb on them

Thank CosmoKitty79
Columbia, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has mane interesting well made metal horses which are very fun to look at. it seems like a safe place to visit.

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