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Discovery Green

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Neighborhood: Downtown
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Address: 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
Phone Number: 713-400-7336
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story...

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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A Park in the City

Even though it is small, there is much to do here. Throughout the week, various FREE events are held. You can Ice Skate in the Winter and paddle in the Summer while you enjoy a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
maolphoto
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it is small, there is much to do here. Throughout the week, various FREE events are held. You can Ice Skate in the Winter and paddle in the Summer while you enjoy a snowcone.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited this park both alone and with others, and enjoy it either way. The atmosphere itself will keep you entertained. What I love most is the convenience of having a fine dining restaurant right there! So picture you and your special one having a great dinner at The Grove and then taking a stroll through Discovery Green. It will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovery Green turned one of the most unpleasant locations in Downtown Houston into one of he nicest. Well done.

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Thank Cyrano B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had many joyous times at Discovery Green. The mass events have been fun. The Grove is a fine restaurant. The layout of the park invites fun for all ages and embraces the diversity that is Houston. It has made the area livable. The proximity to Minute Maid Park, Toyota Center and the George R Brown Convention Center make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovery Green has a great agenda filled with different activities for adults and for children like yoga, zumba and educational programs and most of them are FREE.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My photographer suggested going here to take family photos. I was not disappointed. Pictures turned out beautiful.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun urban oasis but can get too crowded on weekends. You are better off at one of the other parks, like Memorial Park, on the weekends or busy days. Not bad to sit and have lunch on less crowded times.

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Thank Dee M
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seemed to be a good place to find diversions for any ages. My teenage daughter and I went with friends of ours who had two small children (5 and 7). The two small kids were able to run and play in the many fountains, while my daughter and I walked around the park. There were canoe rides available, and... More 

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Thank Chris B
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is apparently a Pokémon heaven, they even have rules for Pokémon players though I am not sure they read them until they bump into one (a sign, not Pokémons). It is a nice place to catch a concert, there is a flea market sort of thing on Fridays, walk with a friend to pass some time, look at the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Across from G.R.Brown in Downtown Houston, Discovery Green is a nice park for a walk and also for family with kids.

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