Thanks for your interest in touring the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center!
The Wildflower center is a top destination for both locals and visitors to our beautiful city, offering fun for visitors of all ages and a one of a kind experience in the great Texas outdoors.
The Wildflower Center is easy to get to, has plenty of parking and boasts Texas's largest assortment of wildflowers and native plants all in one spot for your viewing pleasure. It's not bragging if it's true!
Allow us to graciously welcome you, just as Lady Bird Johnson herself would have. Make the Wildflower Center part of your next ATX excursion. You'll be glad you did!
On your tour of the Wildflower Center
- See stunning gardens that you'll want to replicate at home and learn how native plants and wildflowers help conserve water, reduce mowing costs, provide habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife, protect the soil and save money on fertilizer and pesticides.
- Learn more about native plants of the Central Texas Hill Country, South and West Texas that, as Lady Bird Johnson said, "give us a sense of where we are in this great land of ours."
- Stroll the more than five miles of trails, dine in our cafe, and shop 'til you drop at our spectacular Store.
Groups of different ages have different needs and interests when visiting the Wildflower Center. Please choose a visit type below that suits your needs.
|Guided visits or self-guided group rates are available with advance notice, guided visits include a walking tour and the history and mission of the Wildflower Center.||College and University classes are encouraged to use our site as an outdoor classroom by arranging a college/university group visit.
||Self-guided and hands-on, learning station group visits are available for pre-k to high school age youth.
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Wildflower Center Features
- The Center’s gardens & natural areas contain more than 600 species of Central Texas native plants.
- Climb to the top of the Observation Tower to get a bird's-eye view of the Wildflower Center.
- Aqueducts and other water features harvest water for the 70,000-gallon rainwater collection system.
- The Margaret and Eugene McDermott Learning Center, a restored 19th century Carriage House, to view current art exhibits.
- The Mollie Steves Zachry Texas Arboretum is our latest feature. Designed as a classic arboretum, this is an interpreted collection where visitors can learn about the diversity of Texas trees in a relatively compact area.
- Four nature trails traverse natural areas, including open savannah meadow, woodlands and limestone karst landscapes as well as our research plots.
- The Store is a popular destination for visitors to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. It has become a shopping tradition among Central Texans.
Please make one payment for the entire group by check payable to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover), or cash upon arrival at the gatehouse. Receipts are given at the entry gate. Senior group rates apply if the majority of the group are 65 years or older.
Cancellation and No-Show Policy
Cancellations should be made no less than ten (10) business days before the reserved date to avoid the $30.00 cancellation fee. Groups that do not show up for the reserved date will be assessed a $30.00 No-Show fee. Fee must be paid within thirty (30) days of cancellation or no-show date.
If for some reason you must reschedule your visit, please contact us as soon as possible and preferably no later than ten (10) business days before your scheduled visit.
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