Tag Archives | Hermann Park

Art In Parks All Over Houston

Getting outdoors and enjoying great art is what the Art In Parks program is all about. With over 91 pieces of art in 24 parks throughout the Greater Houston area, you can tour the parks looking for each work of art like a scavenger hunt. The easiest way to find the art is to use […]

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It’s Not Too late to Sign Up for Park to Port Bike Ride

The third annual Park to Port Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, October 15. The 20-mile ride will start in Hermann Park and travel east along Brays Bayou to the Port of Houston, where there will be a turn-around party, sponsored by the Port of Houston Authority, with snacks, music and activities at Brady’s Landing. Riders will […]

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Future Park Development in Houston

For a good article on the future of Houston parks, see the article in the Houston Chronicle by Molly Glentzer. The link is below. Glentzer outlines how Houston is in the unique position of having a master parks plan due to the number of bayous that wind through Houston connecting neighborhood to neighborhood. Check it […]

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Spring Break is Here for Many

Spring Break is here (well for many kids) and this is the time to introduce them to the outdoors. Take them to Hermann Park, Memorial Park, Jesse H. Jones Park, and the list goes on and on. Have them try paddle boarding at Buffalo Bayou Park or kayaking at the many areas around Houston. To […]

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4th Annual Dog Walk in Hermann Park

Join Hermann Park Conservancy us for the 4th annual Houston Rockets Dog Walk on Saturday, March 5 at 8 a.m. on Lake Plaza in Hermann Park! Pups and their human friends will enjoy a scenic one-mile stroll through the Park followed by a special after party. All registrants will receive a giveaway bag, doggie bandana, t-shirt […]

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Houston Outdoors Makes List of Top 50 Best Places in the South

Southern Living Magazine is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a list of their top 50 Best Places in the South Now and Houston was one of the three Texas locations selected. Even better, Houston was listed because of our new greenspace, McGovern Centennial Gardens in Hermann Park. Wow, when did we take over as the […]

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Hermann Park to Renovate Japanese Gardens

The first phase of renovations to enhance the Japanese Garden began in early November. Infrastructure improvements are underway including the construction of a new wrought-iron fence, irrigation and drainage, ornamental plantings, and pond and stream repair to be completed in early summer 2016. Hermann Park Conservancy continues to raise funds for additional projects ahead of […]

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Hermann Park Run in the Park

Sign up today for Run in the Park, the Hermann Park Conservancy’s annual fun run on Saturday, November 14 at 8:00 a.m.  Runners, joggers and walkers love this event featuring a 5K run/walk and a 1K kids’ fun run. Friends and family cheer participants on as they take to the Marvin Taylor Trail winding through […]

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History of Houston Parks Space

For a detailed history of Houston’s parks spaces and specifically Hermann Park, check out the article in Texas Monthly by Mimi Swartz. Keep in mind this is Texas Monthly and they do have a penchant for believing that Austin is just the “best”. They try to give Houston props for what has been done here […]

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Let Me Plan Your Saturday

October 3 is so full of activities, it’s hard to choose what do so I’m going to make a suggestion on how your Saturday could go. First ride the Park to Port Bike ride from Hermann Park to the Port of Houston, eat a nice lunch at one of the many outdoor cafes in Houston […]

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