Spend your Summer at Washington-on-the-Brazos

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Our visitors always talk about our bountiful wildflowers in the spring.

Bluebonnets, gaillardia, coneflower and pink evening primrose cover sections of the park, creating spectacular opportunities for photographers.

The bluebonnets alone are a favorite of many and typically are in bloom from March through April. The location and timing of large masses of flowers is hard to predict, but a joy when discovered.

Areas around the Visitor Center and down the walking trail to the Wildflower Loop usually offer visitors a view of the sweet scented state flower as well as an array of other Texas flowering beauties. With blooming flowers, a variety of butterflies and songbirds, Washington on the Brazos has much to offer the nature lover, artist, photographer and those looking for beauty and peace. Spend a day taking in the glory of nature and the intrigue of history when you visit this Texas shrine.

*Please note: Picking wildflowers is prohibited on park lands, in fact, every bluebonnet picked means fewer flowers for the next year. Please allow our flowers to “go to seed” so each year will be beautiful!