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Hermann Park is a wooded 440-acre area off North MacGregor Way opposite Rice University. The park, in the heart of Houston's museum district, contains an equestrian statue of Gen. Sam Houston and a miniature train. Facilities exist for golf, baseball, picnicking, bicycling, hiking, horseback riding and tennis; pedal boats also are available at Hermann Lake. There is entertainment in Miller Outdoor Theatre from Easter though October.

Location: 6000 Fannin, Houston Texas Telephone 713-845-1000

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Houston) Alek Velodrome
(Houston) Astrodome
(Port Bolivar) Bolivar Yacht Basin
(Tomball) Burroughs Park
(Rockport) Copano Bay Causeway State Park
(Galveston) David Taylor Classic Car Museum

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