Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739- Map It
(512) 232-0100

AAA Editor Notes

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is 10 mi. s. on Loop 1, then e. to 4801 La Crosse Ave. Featuring display gardens, a family garden, nature trails, a visitor center, an arboretum and a rainwater-collection system, this 279-acre botanical garden encourages the increased use of native plants. Flowers bloom year-round, but the blooming season peaks March through May and in October. An open-air butterfly garden is landscaped with 300 butterfly-friendly plant species. Guided tours are available by reservation. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$10; $8 (ages 65+ and students with ID); $4 (ages 5-17).
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 9-5 (also Mon. 9-5, mid-Mar. through May 31). Closed July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.