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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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Activities: Golfing, Running
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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Great in the day, be careful at night.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas

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

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Arrive early to enjoy all of the attractions of this park: the Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo, Miller Outdoor Theater, Century Garden, and Butterfly garden inside the museum of Nat. Science.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A lovely well maintained park that a lot to offer. You can walk round in pleasant surroundings, you could take a pedal boat, or a train. There are ducks and squirrels, fountains and play areas for children. There is also a small cafeteria and gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Its a Wonderful park with The Japanese Gardens , Of which I Personally Built. It has a World class Zoo , Museum's , Golf Course and many other Arts Musical Agenda's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Reflection ponds, zoo, walks under the trees statues wide open spaces in a city setting this is a fantastic park example

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