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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 3 days 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 3 days 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 2 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 3 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
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Stayed at the Marriott Marquis, and this park is one block away. We walked through the park 3 or 4 times over 2 days. Skating rink in Houston? Sure, why not. Selfie station? Yep. We talked to the trees a couple of times. Good fun.

1  Thank Barry D
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I was in town visiting family and heard about this event called HealthFest. It was amazing to see such a huge space transformed for this festival. Companies I have never heard of in the health vertical came to showcase their offerings and it literally stayed...More

Thank digitalnomadchick
Reviewed 2 December 2017

A nice way to spend an hour, the avenue of trees with the speaking tubes then the music was very good. You could kayak and the children had a small play ground.

1  Thank JaneH55
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22 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
26 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.