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Address: 6201-A Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
Phone Number: 713-524-5876
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Activities: Running, Golfing
Description: The first public park in Houston provides a wooded site with picnic areas...
The first public park in Houston provides a wooded site with picnic areas, running trails, lots of on-leash dog walking areas, the Houston Zoological Gardens, a public golf course and an outdoor theater featuring plays and live music.
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A great place to relax and walk

Over 400 acres in the heart of Houston's museum district with several attractions like the Japanese Garden, a train and paddle boats on the lake. Visit the park and the Houston... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Over 400 acres in the heart of Houston's museum district with several attractions like the Japanese Garden, a train and paddle boats on the lake. Visit the park and the Houston Zoo. Parking can be a challenge on weekends, holidays and during summer. There are some alternative parking options with access to the Metro Rail.

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I really like to take a walk at Hermann Park... The views of the lake are great, there are a lot of trees (which can be very helpful with Houston's hot weather) and you can still visit the Japanese garden (one of my favorite places here!)

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Noida, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I visited Hermann park with my family in June 2014. It is popular and historically significant public green spaces in Houston. We went around park, saw few people flying kites during afternoon, having weekend outing with their families. My family had train ride and paddle boat ride (tickets needed for both). In then evening ,we got chance to saw Opera... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The only thing I don't like is not finding a parking spot if you happen to go on a weekend and show up after 8 am., (which means we usually go there around 8:00 am). There is the Zoo, the Miller Outdoor theater, the lake with paddle boat rentals, the pathways that crisscross the park, the Japanese Gardens, the golf... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Hermann Park is beautiful and huge, and located right between the museum district and the medical center. The park is wonderful for walking, jogging, finding a quiet place to eat lunch or meet friends, or feed ducks and squirrels. It has a lovely pond, a beautiful and peaceful Japanese garden, and a newer enclosed garden area that's fun to visit... More 

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Belton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Much like Central Park in New York or Lincoln Park in Chicago, Hermann Park is Houston's downtown park for leisure and culture in Southeast Downtown Houston. The Houston Zoo and many museums are located in the park. Houston has a very nice zoo. It is much bigger than Central Park Zoo, but costs more than the Free Lincoln Park Zoo.If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you are looking for the perfect photography spot, this is it. I would also say it's a great spot to walk in Houston.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

WOW! Hermann Park is one of the most lovely city parks I have had the pleasure to visit. The walking paths and landscape were beautiful and well planned…so impressive. The Japanese Garden was my favorite and is an absolute MUST.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Herman Park is beautiful with a lovely lake and fountains and it also has an outdoor theater that has performances mostly in the summer, you can take a blanket and a picnic and see the performance from the hill. The park is the center of the area where the zoo and the science museum are. It's really nice.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I had a little time to kill in between meetings in Houston and was close to Hermann Park so I decided to see what I could see in the 90 free minutes I had. I stumbled across the Japanese Garden. Given to the city of Houston by a Japanese Prime Minister after a visit, the garden is exquisite. Small Japanese... More 

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