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100+ Years of Green

One of America's great city parks, Hermann Park has been giving Houstonians and visitors alike a beautiful greenspace to play, relax, and soak up arts and culture. The 445-acre parkland, established in 1914, still puts on a heck of a welcome in its Grand Gateway off Main Street, marked by the Mecom Fountain and Sam Houston Memorial. Within you'll find public art, live-oak promenades, gardens (including the edible Family Garden and the Japanese Garden, gift of Houston's sister city of Taipei), water features such as McGovern Lake and the Mary Gibbs & Jesse H. Jones Reflection Pool, natural refuges such as Bayou Parkland and the Whistlestop Prairie, and much else. The park also harbors the Houston Zoo, the Houston Museum of Natural science, the Miller Outdoor Theater, and other standout Houston attractions.

Open in Google Maps: 6001 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030

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