Bluebonnets are beginning to bloom and have begun blanketing Austin roadsides, making morning commutes a little more beautiful! This is our favorite time of year, when the Texas’ state flower blooms as if its sole purpose is for us to enjoy, and of course, take photos in!
If you’re looking for a perfect place to start planning your bluebonnet photo-op, below is a list of places that bluebonnets have already been sighted in Austin. To stay updated daily bluebonnet sightings around Austin, visit Texas Bluebonnet Sightings page.
South Austin –
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Manchaca Road next to Pedernales Electric Coop
- McKinney Falls State Park
Dripping Springs –
- 10 miles north of Hamilton pool along 281
Central Austin –
- Concordia University
- St. Edward’s Universit
- Laguna Gloria
Round Rock / Cedar Park/ Georgetown/ Pflugerville –
- Old Settler’s Park next to Dell Diamond
- North side of FM1431 just west of Interstate 35 at the Wag-A-Bag
- Teravista Subdivision, Westinghouse Road
- Brushy Creek Lake Park
- Dell Way in Round Rock. Behind Joe’s Crab Shack on I-35
- William’s Drive in Georgetown
Other noteworthy areas that had bluebonnets last year but have NOT been confirmed for sightings yet:
- RR 2244/ Bee Cave Rd.
- Bull Creek & 45th St.
- FM 1431 to Cedar Park
- Hwy 195 in Georgetown
- Hwy 130 in Round Rock
- FM 1626 in Kyle
- Toll Road 130 & FM 969 in East Austin
- Capital of Texas Highway/ Hwy 360
Please note that Muleshoe Park known for its amazing bluebonnets in past years is currently under water this year due to Lake Travis being full again.