Hermann Park

6001 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030- Map It
(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. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Park free. Train ride $3.25. Thirty-minute pedal boat ride $10.
Hours: Park daily 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Japanese Garden daily 9-6, Mar.-Oct.; 9-5, rest of year. Pedal boats and train daily 10-5 (weather permitting).