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Discovery Green

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Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Address: 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
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+1 713-400-7336
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story...

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.

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What a gem in the heart of Houston - come to play and have lunch or dinner at the restaurant or overlooking the lakes

This is one of the best urban parks in America. It is beautiful, accessible, has many varied spots to play, hang out, or eat. Lots of wonderful green grass as well as play... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Texas
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300 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the best urban parks in America. It is beautiful, accessible, has many varied spots to play, hang out, or eat. Lots of wonderful green grass as well as play areas for the kids, including water jets, all for free. Also a nice lake system with paddleboats for rent. Good restaurants including the really fancy and delicious... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place for family esp for kids, An area to play usually there are many activities such as movies or cultural events. there is a kyak and water play ground as well as water pond. It is really nice esp in winter when they have the Ice Ring. and hot coco.

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Texas
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful green space to relax. Enjoyed the art installations. Noticed a cool looking play area for kids. Walking through the from the convention center toward embassy suites, there is an area for shuffleboard. If you look to your left, there is a quiet area with a bench and low fountains. Perfect place to sit and read or enjoy peace and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm writing this review six weeks after the Superbowl.....I'm a Falcons fan and the loss against the Patriots was so devastating it's taken me this long to collect myself enough to give the city of Houston the thank you it deserves for doing such a great job hosting the Superbowl festivities. Discovery Green was amazing with all of the events... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed walking and biking through this park. The art sculptures placed throughout were pretty cool and walking around the lake was very peaceful. A good way to kill some time before the rockets game. Look forward to going back soon!

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San Francisco, California
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is across from the convention center, so it is a nice bit of urban green to take a short stroll. There are a few play structures for families with small kids, various art installments which seem to be changing with some regularity. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit, though. The only odd thing was that there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son really enjoyed their water park and play area. I had no idea how cool this place was until we went there. Wish they had something like this near us!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a sunny day to enjoy this pocket park across from GRB convention center. Plenty to do or just do nothing. Lots of restaurants in the area or bring a picnic lunch.

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Ceske budejovice
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didnt found anything special there. Its nice playground, its near to center and restaurants but its small. When I was there, was forbiden step on green areas :-(

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I experience the Discovery Green during the Super Bowl weekend. I enjoyed the way it was set up downtown the only problem was the traffic congestion. I enjoyed all the different exhibits they had set up to view .

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