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Discovery Green

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Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Address: 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
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+1 713-400-7336
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story...

This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story times. The park has a playground, spray fountain and Mist Tree, great for hot Houston days. Enjoy free WiFi and open air reading rooms, or borrow balls or games.

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Best that Houston has to offer!

My family and I attended the Korean Festival at Discovery Green. Wow! What a fantastic venue!. The lake behind the stage, many walking path, and the gentle sloped hill where we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I attended the Korean Festival at Discovery Green. Wow! What a fantastic venue!. The lake behind the stage, many walking path, and the gentle sloped hill where we watched several performances -- this is a place that improves the quality of life for Houstonians. Thank you to all the people - - donors, visionaries, planners -- who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I worked downtown, I loved taking walks for my lunch breaks. Discovery Green just so happened to be in my area and I loved walking around or even just sitting on a bench and people watch. Great place for couples, families or even just by yourself.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been here twice & I must say, it is a nice park but I wish it was bigger or they would expand it because during festivals or any event, it gets too crowded too easily.

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Houston
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not enough interesting activities are occurring there. It is alright for a quick walk. There is only a small very limited food selection food cafe.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the location of this park and it's proximity to the downtown! What makes this place so unique is the attractions that are seasonal as well as the permanent one. When we visited this place back in November 2016 around thanksgiving weekend, there was Firmament LED display by Christopher Schardt which was a structure built out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was fortunate enough to stay in downtown Houston for five nights and my room overlooked Discovery Green. It's a beautiful tree lined park in the heart of downtown. It's a great place to; go for a walk, grab a rental bike and go for a ride, eat a picnic lunch, a game of frisbee, take a horse carriage ride,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovery Green displays the best of what people can do when they really want to improve the quality of life in an urban environment. After the big changes that came with building the Convention Center, the city and local philanthropists bought this land and creative a space that everyone can enjoy and be proud of. The Green is between the... More 

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Thank Robert S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is just a small park right in downtown Houston. But it is very nice. It has outdoor iceskating and Lights.

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Thank Jessie j
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front of the Convention Center is finally finished and there are restaurants all around from casual to fine dining. I was ther over XMas week when the temperature was over 80 degrees. Kids were playing in the water fountains while the ice-skating rink next door was not open till 5pm because of the warm weather. A great place to... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovery Green is the most beautiful outdoor space we have in Houston. It is primarily used for families to enjoy the outdoors and on weekends they have family fun entrainment!!!

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