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.
Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.