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Hermann Park

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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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6201A Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1709
+1 713-524-5876
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 15, 2010

Japanese Gardens are very nice and entrance is hard to find. Go toward zoo from General Sam Houston statue and gardens are to the right of the rectangular duck fountain. Rose Garden is nice and also free. The following are worth the money: train is...More

9  Thank WorldTripperTexan
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 20, 2013

We went to Hermann Park on Sunday afternoon and drove around for 45 minutes trying to find ANY parking at the park or the zoo lots. Traffic was terrible and there was absolutely nothing available save for $20 at one of the museums. Sorry I'm...More

6  Thank soupcxan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is between the museum district and the Texas medical centre. We were lucky to have excellent cool weather (70/50 ). Walking through the well groomed park , beautifully set up with memorials and artifacts. The long reflection pool is the landmark ! The...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the medical center a great place to relax and unwind. There is the Houston Zoo and a public golf course. Also on the bus/tram line.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My children and I spent the afternoon here, and the grounds were clean, staff was present and the area is beautiful! This is a great place for families or alone time, there's plenty of space to wander and explore.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really impressed with the size of the park and the activities around the park! I was going to read a book. I walked the trail. I heard a band on the stage! Children were racing and playing on the hill and it looked...More

Thank Ardella C. Fuie... S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s really beautiful park. It’s very maintained. You can spend good time over here. I enjoyed lot. Its awesome.

Thank 121anandj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is great for anyone or everyone who likes to smile. You can picnic, walk about, people watch, or just sit. So much is within walking distance in every type of weather.

Thank Notashlee
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Very nice park. We parked there and walked to the zoo, which near by. Lots of pathways for walking or bike riding. Beautiful fountains amust see.

Thank Dreamer429106
Reviewed October 15, 2018

445-acre urban park in Houston, Texas, situated at the southern end of the Museum District. Even on warm Texas days, this park is cool! Be sure to ride the train, walk the Japanese Garden, Rent a self-powered paddleboat on the lake.

Thank heyjakt
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A green space with beautiful fountain and a lot of peace. Other wise also Houston is much quiet, calm unlike LA and New York. But this place adds to calmness. You may see children playing in background, elderly leisurely strolling. Go... Go...

Thank Ashurastogi
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

This park is absolutely gorgeous! It was very convenient we parked here for free had a beautiful stroll through the park on our way to the Houston zoo the water features are gorgeous would b a great place to have a nice walk on a...More

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Hector L
July 17, 2018|
Response from wireless_in_CA | Reviewed this property |
Gerald D Hines Water Wall park near the Galleria Mall
Andrewis M
May 16, 2018|
Response from arieshorse | Reviewed this property |
i think there are grills around the park that you can use. I think i saw one last time i was there during an event.
Nuel A
May 14, 2018|
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Response from piercesmom | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you get on, you can have a partial train ride for free too.