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Discovery Green, Houston

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Discovery Green is a 12-acre park located in the heart of Downtown Houston that opened in 2008. Our mission is to operate an urban park that serves as a village green, a source of health and happiness for our citizens, and a window into the diverse talents and traditions that enrich life in Houston.
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  • A lovely spot in the conference district to walk and enjoy. It’s a small area, where the lake converts to different activity use throughout the year. It’s located between the Hilton and the Marriott.....  more »
  • This is a cute park and a great place to take the kids. There were lots of places to sit and enjoy a read, lots of activities for the kids, food trucks, bike rental and we even saw an opossum.  more »
  • I have to say this was my first visit to the Houston area and I would give anything if our state Alabama would have these awesome parks for families to visit. This is the greatest idea I have ever seen to get people out in the fresh air and doing family things together. We really enjoyed the event of the anniversary of the Apollo landing. It was very well planned and so glad that we happen to be there that weekend.
  • Pretty nice little park out in the middle of downtown. Good for a nice stroll if you just need to get out for some fresh air, with some nice sculptures and greenery all around. Saturdays seem to be lively, with food trucks parked around, and some activities set up around the small lakes. Also in walking distance from several hotels and other locations in the downtown area.

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