Hermann Park

6001 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030- Map It
Phone: (713) 524-5876

AAA Editor Notes

Hermann Park is off Cambridge St. at 6001 Fannin St., opposite Rice University in the Houston Museum District. The 445-acre park contains a zoo, a museum, a miniature train, a water playground, golf and picnic facilities and trails for jogging and bicycling. McGovern Lake offers pedal-boat rentals and a haven for migratory birds. The five-acre Japanese Garden features a tea house, waterfall and pond. Free entertainment is offered at Miller Outdoor Theatre March through November. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Park free. Train ride $3.50. Thirty-minute pedal boat ride $11.
Hours: Park daily 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Japanese Garden daily 9-6, Mar.-Oct.; 9-5, rest of year. Pedal boats Mon. and Wed.-Sun. 10-6, Tues. 10-7. Train Mon. and Wed.-Sun. 10-7, Tues. 10-8 (weather permitting).