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Discovery Green

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“green space”(47 reviews)
This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story times. The park has a playground, spray fountain and Mist Tree, great for hot Houston days. Enjoy free WiFi and open air reading rooms, or borrow balls or games.
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1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hidden in the middle of the hotels and convention center is a great spot to relax from all the hustle and bustle. Canoeing, electric bikes to rent. Beautiful

Thank Dianne F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located downtown across from the Hilton. This park offers nice grounds, canoe rides, mini sailboat driving, concerts, and a place to get cooled off for the kids. One thing we noticed was the size of the green areas. Lots of families just hanging...More

Thank Al K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this park. Its right across from the George R Brown Convention Center. Its also a main hub for several different events all year long. Great place to bring the family for a picnic.

Thank RyanIsTall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice green area located in downtown Houston across the street from the huge convention centre. Nice place to take a stroll - quite busy on weekends with events and people enjoying the park. It's a small city block park so gets full fast!

Thank Familyfun1_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What's not to LOVE! Wonderful downtown park. Many things to do and see. Very near George R Brown. Plenty to do.

Thank maryhill2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is cheerful to see the locals hanging out in the park with their pets, their kids or their bicycles/skateboards. There are a couple of interesting artworks, and the park is surrounded by a number of beautiful buildings and skyscrapers. It's bustling with activities on...More

Thank autumncs
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Took the grandkids downtown to see the buildings. They enjoyed the park most The water. The kids playing. They did not want to leave

Thank LarryB1868
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Love how beautifully the park functions to accomodate so many people, old & young. Wish I had enough time to really take advantage of it all.

Thank Jana W
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Discovery Green is a great place to spend an afternoon - weather permitting, of course, because pretty much everything is outdoors. Both this summer and last summer we've traveled there and taken out of town cousins along with our two boys, ages 10 and 13....More

Thank shanniejam
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Free event in the spring concert's are open to the public. They have restrooms and a restaurant on hand.

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February 21, 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure whether you ended up meeting your boyfriend and got it filmed! We have awesome night lights all over Houston and it depends where you want to go!!! I personally like Woodlands around Woodland Waterway as it is... More
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you can carry those with you! But be mindful of people around you.
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May 25, 2016|
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Response from Caramco | Reviewed this property |
no outside alchol in the park,no glass containers,the restaurants however they sell it.