Hermann Park

Houston, Texas 77266

Hermann Park

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"This is a great hike for the entire family. Three new islands on the enlarged McGovern Lake supply wetland habitat. There are many amenities for young hikers, including a miniature train ride and the Houston Zoo—advantages a city hike can have over country hikes.

Hermann Park is Houston’s most developed park and, with more than five million visitors, one of the most visited. Philanthropist George Hermann gave Houston 285 acres for the park in May 1914."

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"This is a great hike for the entire family. The enlarged McGovern Lake includes three new islands supplying wetland habitat. There are many amenities for young hikers, including a miniature train ride and the Houston Zoo. These are advantages a city hike can offer over a country hike. Philanthropist George Hermann gave Houston 285 acres for the park in May 1914. It is the city’s most developed park, and with over five million visitors, one of the most visited." Read more

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Trail Information

Houston
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility
1.8
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
All year
Season
USGS Bellaire
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Dec 2018