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Hermann Park

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Address: 6201-A Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
Phone Number: 713-524-5876
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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Tremendous resource

An obviously well-loved local resource. Ponds, streams, small railroad, trails, extensive plantings, children's playgrounds, parking, facilities, restaurants... It's endless. DO... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

An obviously well-loved local resource. Ponds, streams, small railroad, trails, extensive plantings, children's playgrounds, parking, facilities, restaurants... It's endless. DO see the Japanese Gardens--they are spectacular. A 5-star Houston attraction.

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Houston, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went there with my family and we had a blast. The parking is a joke around there, so go early otherwise expect to sit in traffic waiting for a spot. That aside, the park is lovely and full of families and all types of adults enjoying being outside. We need to do a little more research on what to... More 

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Humble, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hermann Park is a very mature urban City park with a broad variety of activities. It contains a zoo, golf course, arboretum, fountains and watercourses. You are smack dab in the heart of the 4th largest city in the country so this park is not a back to nature experience. Bicyclists and joggers are so plentiful they can be a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's so refreshing to visit Hermann Park! My husband, furbaby, and I love to go take a stroll and breath the fresh air. The people are just a lot happier there :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The park is very pretty and there is a lot to see. My issue was that the parking lot reeked of urine. Also the city has seen fit to prohibit smoking in all outdoor facilities within Houston. That is a little overboard if you ask me (and I'm not a smoker).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is my new favorite spot in Houston since my fiancé used the Japanese garden there to propose to me on Valentine's day. The park was busy with couples, families, singles with dogs and activity all around. I saw people having picnics, suntanning, playing volleyball, kids chasing dogs, dogs chasing dogs but everyone had respected each others space and seemed... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Beautiful and peaceful two mile jogging trail. It is super wide, and well groomed. You can get water and use the BR at the golf center. The people that use this trail are very friendly and will say hello and smile. The huge problem-and why I don't go anymore is that my car was broken into. Park employees actually saw... More 

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Brazil, Indiana
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had a picnic here. The waterfalls was most impressive. Several places to park. Rose garden wasn't blooming yet, but will be impressive. Very clean. Highly recommend if you are in museum district

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Darmstadt, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Especially on warm and sunny days, a lot of people and families are there. You can spent some hours by just walking on the paths. Great place to be, if you do not expect anything special. Only the japanese garden was a little disappointed.

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Austin, Texas
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226 reviews 226 reviews
54 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Even if you don't visit the zoo, there's a great park right next to it where you can paddle boat, feed ducks, throw a football around, walk the perimeter, play at a nearby playground (even though when we went there were some shady characters there :/ and see the infamous bird's nest art and monument next to the water plus... More 

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