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Hours of Operation 

Wildflower Center grounds,
Visitors Gallery:

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
through May 31

While new garden features are added, the San Antonio Tower will be closed into March, and the Savanna Meadow and Woodland trails are closed until early May.

All other trails are open.

  Wildflower Café:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

The Store:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday
Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Open Sunday, April 20, for Easter, and Monday, May 26, for Memorial Day.

Admission Rates

$9 Adults
$7 Seniors 65 years and older
$7 Students 13 years and older
$3 Children 5 through 12

Free for Members and Children 4 years and under
*Admission Rates subject to change.



Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, Texas 78739

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View events calendar 

See current exhibits 

What's In Bloom This Week

Shrubby boneset
Ageratina havanensis

Maximilian sunflower
Helianthus maximiliani

Plateau goldeneye
Viguiera dentata

Simpson's rosinweed
Silphium simpsonii
View more flowers in bloom at the Wildflower Center

Group Visits - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Group Visits

The Wildflower Center offers a variety of group visit opportunities including docent-led and self-guided Adult Tours, Youth Group Visits and University field trips.

Click here for rate information and to schedule a group visit.

Photography Policy

Amateur and professional photographers are welcome at the Wildflower Center. Those compensated for wedding or other images must schedule a visit in advance and pay a fee, download our Professional Application, Registration Form and our Photography Policy. Then contact Event Staff to learn more.

Directions from downtown Austin

  1. Head west on Sixth Street.
  2. Enter the entrance ramp for Loop 1 South (Loop 1 is also known as MOPAC Expressway).
  3. Continue south past the traffic light at Slaughter Lane.
  4. Turn left at the next traffic light at La Crosse Avenue.
  5. The Center is on the right near the end of La Crosse.

Garden Etiquette

Service animals only. Please, no pets.

Please drive slowly in the parking lot.

Please keep your feet on the trail.

Please lock your car. The Wildflower Center is not responsible for damage or items left in vehicles.

Our trails are more fun on foot. Please park your bicycles in the parking lot.

The Wildflower Center is completely smoke-free.

Shirts and shoes required.

Closed-toe walking shoes recommended for trails and paths.

Don't forget your outdoor protection: sunscreen, hats, non-glass water bottles, insect repellant.


The Center's grounds and buildings are wheelchair accessible excluding the Observation Tower and the Woodland and the Savanna Meadow Trails.

The Wildflower Center has two picnic areas available on a first come, first serve basis for general visitors. Alcoholic beverages and fires are not permitted.

In case of emergency, first aid is available in the Administration Building.

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