Enjoy extended hours in Hermann Park on July 4th:
Hermann Park Railroad: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Pedal Boats: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pinewood Cafe: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
We expect thousands of Park visitors on the 4th so we recommend using alternative transportation. You can park off site and ride METRORail to the Hermann Park/Rice U station, ride your bike or rent a B-Cycle, or take a cab for a stress-free drive. If you must drive, please carpool!
Pinewood Cafe: 11 am - 8:30 pm
Railroad: 10 am - 6 pm
Pedal Boats: 11 am - 5 pm
Hermann Park: 6 am - 11 pm
Japanese Garden: 9 am - 6 pm
McGovern Centennial Gardens: 9 am - 8 pm
You can become a member of Hermann Park Conservancy to support our programs and receive great benefits!
The McGovern Centennial Gardens are open! Explore this new garden treasure in Hermann Park. The Gardens delight visitors with traditional features like the Rose Garden, and new areas to explore such as the interactive Family Garden, the Arid Garden, and a 30-foot garden mount. Open 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Do you enjoy gardening and working outdoors? Consider joining Hermann Park Conservancy’s dedicated team of volunteers. Our volunteers help keep Hermann Park looking clean and beautiful and assist with many types of gardening activities. Groups are also encouraged to volunteer and projects can be tailored to the size, skills and age range of the group.
Join us to help keep Hermann Park beautiful. Conservancy members receive exciting benefits including free tickets to ride the Hermann Park Railroad and pedal boats, unlimited free rides on the train on the second Saturday of every month and a 10% discount in the Conservancy Gift Shop and Pinewood Cafe. Join at the Centennial level or above to receive commemorative centennial merchandise.
Located in the heart of Houston, Hermann Park welcomes an estimated six million visitors a year. Thanks to its proximity to downtown, the Texas Medical Center, Rice University, and the Museum District, this 445-acre urban park is an important resource for Houstonians.
Conservancy members receive exciting benefits, including free tickets to ride the Hermann Park Railroad and unlimited free rides on the second Satuday of every month, free pedal boat tickets, and a 10% discount in the Conservancy Gift Shop in Lake Plaza.
Photo by Jean Miracle-Whitaker
Hermann Park Conservancy relies on the support of generous individuals and organizations to continue its efforts to maintain and care for Hermann Park. However you wish to contribute, your financial support helps provide priceless experiences and create cherished memories for visitors today and for the years to come.