Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park is one of Houston’s most beloved, iconic landmarks and community centerpiece for visitors of all ages.

To stand in the Waterwall’s mist and be enveloped by the gentle roar of cascading water is one of the city’s most memorable experiences. Walking along the lush canopy of towering live oak trees while in the core of one of the largest business districts in the nation, is inspiring.


2800 Post Oak Boulevard


Mon - Sun : 8am - 9pm.

Waterwall Park is open to the public for free. Please note that some parking may require payment. The most convenient parking is available in the Galleria's Red parking garage. You can also find on-street parking in the surrounding area.

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Waterwall is located in Uptown's greenspace just south of the Willis Tower. Conveniently close to the Galleria, shops, and restaurants, Waterwall Park is the perfect place to start off your day at Uptown.

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The Gerald D. Hines Waterwall park is an unforgetable, iconic feature in Houston. A truly unique experience that you’ll remember forever. Check out these things to do when you visit the Waterwall.

History of Waterwall

The Park

Designed by John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson, New York, with Richard Fitzgerald and Partners, Houston, and the SWA Group, Landscape Architects, Houston Privately developed by Hines and Transco Energy Company. Owned by the Uptown Houston District.

2.77 acres

Size of the park just south of Williams Tower.


Live oak trees grown in Jacksonville, Florida.


Foot-long lawn, flanked by 11.5-foot-wide sidewalks.


The Waterwall surfaces are made of black obsidian aggregate, while the exterior ribs are pre-cast concrete with Alamo Gray cement. Constructed of St. Joe Brick with gable and columns made of Indiana buff limestone, it also features a black granite base, pronounced "skay-nigh fronz".

64ft Wall

64-foot-high semi-circular water wall.

46,500 Gallons

Volume of water recycling in the inner fountain system.

11,000 Gallons

Amount of water that cascades down the fountain.

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