Discovery Green Directions & Parking

Discovery Green is a 12-acre public park located in downtown Houston across Avenida de las Americas from the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas Hotel. Toyota Center, Houston Center, Minute Maid Park and Houston Pavilions are only blocks away. Although Discovery Green is a public space, it is privately managed by the Discovery Green Conservancy. Learn about Discovery Green's mission and history.

Address

1500 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77010


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Directions

COMING FROM THE WOODLANDS AND BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT
Take I-45 Southbound > exit McKinney (left exit) > continue on McKinney past La Branch

COMING FROM CLEARLAKE AND HOUSTON HOBBY AIRPORT
Take I-45 Northbound > exit Downtown Destinations (exit #45) > exit Pease > right on Austin > right on McKinney

COMING FROM KINGWOOD AND BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT
Take US-59 Southbound > exit Downtown Desrtinations-Jackson > right on Congress > left on La Branch > left on Mc Kinney

COMING FROM THE GALLERIA AND SUGARLAND
Take US-59 Northbound > exit Downtown Destinations-Polk > left on Polk > right on Avenida de las Americas > left on Lamar

COMING FROM BAYTOWN
Take I-10 Westbound > to US-59 South (exit #770A) > exit Downtown Destinations-Hamilton > right on Capitol > left on La Branch > left on McKinney

COMING FROM KATY 
Take I-10 Eastbound > to I-45 South > exit McKinney (left exit) > continue on McKinney past La Branch

COMING FROM PEARLAND AND RELIANT PARK
Take SH-288 Northbound > to US-59 North > exit Dowtown Destinations-Polk > left on Polk > right on Avenida de las Americas > left on Lamar

COMING FROM AUSTIN AND COPPERFIELD
Take US-290 Eastbound > to Loop 610 East > to I-45 South > exit McKinney (left exit) > continue on McKinney past La Branch

 

Parking

Several parking options – including metered street parking, convenient parking garages and surface lots – are available for park visitors. 

PLEASE NOTE: Always read the posted signs, which supersede any instruction from park staff. Houston Police can and will issue tickets for illegal parking. For more parking information, click here.

Click here for Downtown Parking Overview map. 

Metered Parking. Streets on the park’s perimeter and nearby streets offer metered parking. Parking meter stations on each block accept Visa/Mastercard and cash. Metered parking is in effect Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rates vary. Be sure to pay at the correct meter station. DO NOT park in valet zones, or commercial zones (red meters). Parking lanes may be closed for construction, mobility or other reasons, so PLEASE READ the posted signs when you park!

Surface lots. Lots are available around the perimeter of the park and on nearby streets. Rates vary and many accept Visa/Mastercard and cash. 

Garage parking. Several parking garages offer convenient access to Discovery Green.
 
Convention District Garage 
1002 Avenida de las Americas, 77010
Located directly under Discovery Green; $12 event pricing is in effect most days.
Phone: 800-427-4697; 713-853-8970

Hilton Americas-Houston
1600 Lamar, 77010 
Entrance at south end of Avenida at Polk
Phone: 713-739-8000
         
Houston Center 
1331 Lamar, 77010 
Entrance on Austin
Phone: 713-759-9460