ATTENTION: Due to construction of the Commons, the Buddy Carruth Playground for All Children, water play areas, and pavilions in the southwest area of Hermann Park are currently closed. The Hermann Park Railroad will also be taking a detour and will not be able to go through the tunnel. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information on the Commons project, click here.
Hermann Park 6 am - 11 pm
McGovern Centennial Gardens 9 am - 7 pm
Japanese Garden 9 am - 6 pm
Railroad 10 am - 6 pm
Pedal Boats 10 am - 5 pm
Curious about something in Hermann Park?
Take a look at our frequently asked questions ahead of your visit.
With over 445 acres, there's lots to do in Hermann Park.
Not sure where to start? Take a look at all the Park's points of interest, then start planning your visit!
Each year, volunteers contribute more than 20,000 hours to Hermann Park Conservancy's conservation and maintenance initiatives throughout Hermann Park's 445-acres. Our work wouldn't be possible without the thousands of volunteers who work out in the Park, at our special events, and in our office.
Cool off at your event with our Summer Special pricing. For a limited time, get 50% off of your usage fees for weekend rentals (Friday to Sunday) during July and August. The offer extends to both the scenic McGovern Centennial Gardens and the historic Lott Hall. So not only do you get to save on an unforgetable day, but funds raised from your event also go back to helping the Park!
HPC members are a vital part of keeping Hermann Park looking good. Membership gifts support the Conservancy's stewardship efforts, like volunteer programs and maintenance initiatives. Members get great benefits too, like free train tickets, invitations to member exclusive events, and more!
The Commons at is an upcoming project to transform and revitalize 26 acres in the southwest portion of Hermann Park. Complete with immersivse and accessible playscapes, restored natural habitats, unique art installations, and a spot for everyone in the community, the Commons will usher Hermann Park into the next phase of its 20-year master plan.
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.
Lifted Up Aerial Photography
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.