Jacob’s Ladder, Waco

Jacob's Ladder in Cameron Park in Waco Tx.  The first of 88 steps to the top!

Jacobs Ladder is probably our favorite place to visit in Waco, or at least it’s the place I always remember, because my legs will be hurting for days!  88 huge steps mark the distance from the bottom to the top of this old staircase, and being able to say you did it is totally worth the climb!


Know Before You Go

It can be quite busy, and sometime hard to get parking.  Be patient, it’s worth it!  There is also parking at the top, at the Clubhouse or across the street, and you can walk down Jacob’s Ladder.

Be sure to have water available, or at least in the car.


When you reach the top, you can rest or walk to the Clubhouse.


More Things to do in Waco

The Waco Mammoth National Monument is a 45 minute tour of the dig site of 23 mammoths and other “ice age” animals that appear to have been caught in a sudden flash flood.  Click HERE for more information.

The Mayborn Museum on the Baylor Campus is one of our favorites, with many rooms for hands-on exploration, Texas natural history and the Governor Bill Daniel’s Frontier Village, with many old buildings to explore.  For more information, click HERE.

Cameron Park is a wonderful park along the Brazos River in Waco.  Hiking and biking trails, playgrounds, splash pads, disc golf and much more, plus scenic overlooks at Lovers Leap.  Click HERE for more information.

Cameron Park Zoo is a small and very accessible zoo with what my children describe as “the zoo animals with the most personality”.  Click HERE to read more.

Jacob’s Ladder 

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