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Discovery Green

1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“green space” (42 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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Reviewed yesterday

Well designed and maintained green space in the heart of Downtown Houston. Good bars and restaurants at different price points. Check the calendar for event listings - especially fun place to see outdoor concerts and movies.

Thank 489karan
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are single , married, or have children, Houston has created a park that is perfect all year round..Discovery Green is actually more than a park,,, It is an experience ..It is a great place to meet friends and new friends and along with...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a good stop if you want a place to walk around a bit and maybe have a margarita at the Pappasito's and enjoy the afternoon. They are trying to make this more of a destination and during the winter they have an ice...More

Thank Robinhoodtx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great time relaxing and walking around this green scape in the middle of the city. I was in TX for business.

Thank AMorris32
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Discover fun for everyone at Houston’s premier green space. It’s free to hang out in the park, and affordable activities abound. Open air ice skating—yes! in Houston— provides entertaining viewing. Texans on Ice— someone should sell tickets! This beautiful space belongs in the center of...More

Thank travelingBard23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved it here. The movies and ice skating on Thursdays was really a nice touch. The playground was very nice.

Thank 3princessesinapod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The skates are terrible. After 2 laps, my ankles were bleeding even with thick socks from the poor quality of boot. I paid $28 for 2 people to skate 2 laps and left in pain.The rink opened at 1:00 Christmas Day and the ice had...More

Thank Rochelle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love that they host lot of events on the daily. The setting is calming and relaxing. Its family and couple friendly.

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this park. Lots of running around area, very clean. There's usually ice cream trucks - much better during hot weather. Winter they sometimes have an ice skating ring so that's fun too.

Thank Duke0724
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a fun spot where kids can have fun, has booths with artisans and sellers during special occasions, a place to rest while wandering in the area. Hard to find a parking place.

Thank RagazinaYankee M
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21 February 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure whether you ended up meeting your boyfriend and got it filmed! We have awesome night lights all over Houston and it depends where you want to go!!! I personally like Woodlands around Woodland Waterway as it is... More
donna f
4 February 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you can carry those with you! But be mindful of people around you.
Linda V
25 May 2016|
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Response from Caramco | Reviewed this property |
no outside alchol in the park,no glass containers,the restaurants however they sell it.