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Pioneer Park Cemetery

1184 Young St, Dallas, TX
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History and Culture near the convention center in Dallas, TX.

Pioneer Park cemetery is near the convention center in central Dallas, TX. Be sure to wear... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sjwright
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Dallas, Texas
Neat spot next to Pioneer Park

I saw the gravestones while near Pioneer Park. It was a peaceful walk through the cemetery. I... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pioneer Park cemetery is near the convention center in central Dallas, TX. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and watch for fire ants. As you walk around the area you can read the headstones of the first Dallas families. The cattle drive monument is close...More

Thank sjwright
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I saw the gravestones while near Pioneer Park. It was a peaceful walk through the cemetery. I enjoyed reading the headstones. Nice area.

Thank z3r0h3r0
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is an open "green-space" where you can stroll beneath the trees just behind the Convention Center, next to Confederate war memorial and near the cattle drive sculpture. There are stones from this and other area cemeteries that dates to the early to mid 1800's....More

Thank Lyndy B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Adjacent to Pioneer Plaza and the Cattle Drive Sculpture a couple of blocks south of downtown Dallas, its worth a few minutes to visit to see the names, dates and pay respects to some of the pioneers who founded the area.

Thank PhillipJalowiec
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A great site for all ages! The park has a little waterfall, rocks to climb, room to walk and is a great photo spot.

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We had to pass this daily while walking to the Kay Bailey center for WWE wrestlemania. To see the history and the dates on the stones was pretty breathtaking. There were several large monuments of the Confederate stuff as well. its a nice walk just...More

Thank suplexandstilettos
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This cemetery is a who's who of Dallas founding families...walk through and you get a sense of history..

Thank JKCDMom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Many of Dallas' forefathers and mothers were laid to rest here between the Pioneer Plaza and Cattle Drive Park and the Dallas Confederate War Memorial and Convention Center. The view of the Dallas skyline to the north is spectacular with the architectural wonder of Dallas...More

Thank yesiknowjack
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Interesting Walk back through the early settlers of Dallas along with a Confederate Monument. In the Spring and Fall this would be a nice walk. In the Summer, this was much too hot with little shade.

Thank Voltiguer1
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A cemetery this old and of historic significance should be better kept. Amazing stories from the pioneers illustrated here. Also, beware of fire ants.

Thank francid9
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eatrightgirl
What hours is the cemetery open and who do I contact about the cemetery?
11 January 2017|
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Response from gotravel09south | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery has no fences. it is open air & located in downtown Dallas near lots of tourists sites. You can come & go anytime within reason. I do not know of a contact person for the cemetery. it has lots of graves of... More
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