Where is Hermann Park located?
6210 Golf Course Dr. Houston, TX 77030 713.524.5876
How Big is Hermann Park?
The park space which includes the Japanese Garden, Houston Zoo, Hermann Park Golf course and Miller Outdoor Theater spans 445 acres.
What Are the Hours of Operation?
Hermann Park is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. The Japanese Gardens is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Where Can I Park?
Outdoor parking is free to the public. Lots are available in front of the Houston Zoo, surrounding Miller Outdoor Theater and the Houston Garden Center. Payed garage parking is available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza on weekends ($6).
How Can I Get There Via Public Transportation?
METRORail stops near Hermann Park include:
-Cambridge and Fannin (Memorial Hermann Hospital/Houston Zoo)
-Fannin and Sunset (Hermann Park Rice University)
-Ewing and Binz (Museum District)
What Can I Do at Hermann Park?
Japanese Gardens: The Japanese Gardens is a picturesque collection of exotic flora, waterfalls and bridges. Expect to see crepe myrtles, Japanese maples, cherry trees and more. The Japanese Gardens is an excellent option for an outdoor Houston wedding.
Hermann Park Golf Course: This 18-hole course is the oldest in the city and the first in the world to open its course to all races. All skill levels are welcome.
Fun Activities: Rent a pedal boat, go catch-and-release fishing at Bob's Fishing Pear on McGovern Lake or take a train tour through the entire park grounds. There are plenty of hiking and biking trails to traverse as well.
Buddy Carruth Playground for All Children: This playground is unique in the fact that its equipment is safe for children of all physical abilities. Most feature handicap-accessible components. There is also an interactive splash pad for summer fun.
Can I Grill and Are Grills Provided?
Grilling is allowed at Hermann Park. There are 17 grills throughout the park that are available on a first come, first serve basis. Alcohol is permitted as well so long as it is not in a glass container.
Can I Have a Birthday Party at Hermann Park?
Hermann Park is one of the many fantastic places to hold your child's birthday party in Houston. Birthday packages begin at $250 and include access to indoor and outdoor spaces, a private decorated party room and train ride tickets for up to 10 guests.