Best Bluebonnet Patches Around DFW
There are lots of small patches of bluebonnets that pop up all over the Metroplex, but these are some of the best (and biggest) spots to see those beautiful blue blooms.
This 15-acre urban park is located on the grounds of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and features a one-mile nature walk where you can walk through representations of native Texas environments and check out the bluebonnets in the Spring.
Known as the "Official Bluebonnet City of Texas," Ennis showcases over 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club each year from April 1-30. So, there's plenty of space out there to take photos with bluebonnets!
Garden Ridge Near FM 3040
This patch has been a favorite of locals for years and years and now has signs in place marking it has a preserved wildflower patch. Please be sure to tread carefully when walking through and around the patch so as to disturb the flower as little as possible.
Tandy Hills is a 160-acre indigenous remnant of Fort Worth prairie located in the heart of Fort Worth and has an incredible show of spring wildflowers each year. Take the Wildflower Loop trail to ensure some good bluebonnet shots.
At the Warren Sports Complex off Eldorado Parkway you can find a blanket of bluebonnets each year. The Frisco Garden Club scatters seeds near the September 11 memorial and the Frisco Fire Department waters the entire area ensuring an abundant supply of bluebonnets for residents to enjoy.
Within this Grand Prairie community are the shores of the Joe Pool recreational lake, as well as a series of other lakes, waterways, and a 43-acre linear park. Here you can usually find a patch or two of bluebonnets to snag a cute photo in.
Las Colinas Blvd is basically a bluebonnet trail. Just follow it from Hwy 161 to Northwest Highway and you're pretty much guaranteed to see some great bluebonnet patches. Just be safe when parking and walking to the bluebonnets!
As you walk across the Flood Plain Boardwalk at Oliver Nature Park, you'll find yourself surrounded by a rainbow of seasonal wildflowers, including bluebonnets. This time of year the park is open from 5:00am-9:00pm, so you have plenty of time to snap those photos!
In the Blackland Prairie areas of the Arbor Hills Nature Preserve you'll find large expanses of wildflowers. The Preserve is open from 5:00am-11:00pm and offers areas for hiking, orienteering, and even has an observation tower giving you a spectacular view of the city.
Appropriately named, this trail usually offers large clusters of our State Flower. We recommend parking at the strip mall at Custer and Spring Creek Parkway and hop on the trail from there.