Hours and Information
Hermann Park is open to the public from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The Japanese Garden is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Railroad and Holiday Train
Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
December 20 - January 5: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day
Pedal Boat Hours:
Friday - Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Last tickets sold at 4 p.m. No departures after 4:30 p.m.)
Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
**Hours for train, boats, and cafe are subject to change based on weather conditions.
6102 Hermann Park Drive
Hours: same as train hours
Bike Sharing Program
Pick up a bike at a B-station and return it to the same or any other B-station. Hermann Park's BCycle Station is located just off of Lot F behind Lake Plaza between Kinder Station and Miller Outdoor Theatre. Click here for more information about the BCycle Program.
Please consider riding METRORail to Hermann Park. There are three convenient stops near the Park:
- Hermann Park/Rice University stop at Fannin and Sunset
- Memorial Hermann Hospital/Houston Zoo stop at Cambridge and Fannin
- Museum District stop between Ewing and Binz
For more info, please visit www.ridemetro.org.
Free parking is available at the large central parking lot in front of the Houston Zoo, near Miller Outdoor Theatre, and at the Houston Garden Center. Free parking is also available at the golf course clubhouse located at the corner of Almeda and MacGregor and at the Bayou Parkland Pavilion. A for-pay parking garage is available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
Click here to download a map identifying Hermann Park's parking lots.
On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for a flat rate of $7 per day (subject to change by Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage).
Please note: Do not leave valuables in your car.
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