Our state flower of Texas is in bloom right now all over the state! These stunning flowers can be found in fields, off highways, in public gardens….explore the below for some of the best spots nearby to spot them! But don't pick them.

Updated August 2022


 

ENNIS

Ennis is home to the “Official Texas Bluebonnet Trail” where you can drive through over 40 miles of bluebonnet scenery! And one weekend in April, there’s even a festival with vendors, live music, and more!

 

THE HILL COUNTRY

If you’re heading out to Fredericksburg, New Braunfels or the surrounding areas, get your cameras ready! Wild Seed FarmsLBJ State Park, HWY 281 in Marble Falls, Willow City Loop, Llano, Brenham, Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area in Spicewood, Burnet and Blanco State Park are just a few spots to catch the flowers.

 

FORT WORTH

Head to the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, Tandy Hills Natural Area or the Fort Worth Nature Center to see bluebonnets!

 

AUSTIN

If in the Austin area, stop by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center!

 

OTHER SPOTS IN DALLAS

George W Bush Presidential Library at SMU

The 15-acre native Texas park surrounding the library is covered in bluebonnets during the spring! 

 

Bluebonnet Trail Greenbelt in Plano

This trail runs through the center of Plano and connects to Carpenter Park's Preston Ridge Trail.

 

Mt Zion Cemetery in Frisco

This bluebonnet hot spot sits on a hill and makes for a great place to take photos.

 

Cedar Hill

While at the park hiking, camping, or just exploring, enjoy the bluebonnets that pop up throughout the park.

 

OTHER SPOTS IN TEXAS

Poteet

Visit Poteet, Texas to catch a beautiful view of the field of bluebonnets surrounding an old windmill!

 

Washington County

About halfway between Austin and Houston lies Washington County, which is home to an open field of the state flower.

 

Terlingua

Big Bend has more than just the state park to offer in terms of stunning views! Check out the bluebonnets on the side of Highway 170.

 

photo courtesy of Delaney Van on Unsplash


 

 

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