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Found this park on TripAdvisor, pictures looked really nice so we decided to visit. Very disappointed! No waterfalls, nothing tranquil about it. Park actually looks run down. Maybe we visited at a bad time but I wouldn't plan to visit again.
If you already happen to be in the area, it is barely worth a quick walk-through.
Definitely do not make a special trip to visit this park.
Tranquility Park was disappointing. Definitely nothing special. Fountains were mostly dry with trash in them. Transients hang out...More
We were looking forward to having lunch at Tranqulity Park. We located it with no problem, paid to park, and then we became very disappointed. Fountains were dry and dirty, there appeared to be no recent park maintenance, there were only two picnic tables and...More
The fountains are all dry at this time of year. Not very attractive. Several homeless hanging out. However the park in front of City Hall across the street is lovely. The azaleas are in full bloom now.
This is a stark concrete park with columnar water features that was built in honor of Houston's role in the manned space program and our landing on the moon's Sea of Tranquility. It is used as a venue for (mostly free) outdoor concerts and is...More
From the other reviews, it sounds like this park has gone through some very scary times. Yet when we were there, it seemed fine and safe. We were there early on a Sunday morning, so the whole area was actually quite deserted, but fountains were...More
Do not let the negative reviews scare you away. My friend and I came across this park when exploring downtown Houston and thought it was very neat. The fountains were running and I was very glad to have stopped and looked around.