Texas’ beloved bluebonnets are starting to bloom and it promises to be a fabulous spring for our state flower! According to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, bluebonnet sightings are happening across the state, and we can look forward to many more blossoms in another week or two.
Local photographer Sarah Siller headed out this past weekend to scout some of the best bluebonnet fields in Austin. Here are some of her favorite spots for taking family photos.
Balcones District Park (12017 Amherst Dr, Austin, TX 78759)
St.Edwards Park (7301 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78759)
Circle C Metro Park (6301 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78739)
Old Settlers Park (3300 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665 – not much here yet; check back in two weeks)
Corner of Joe Dimaggio Blvd and 79 (next to Old Settlers Park in Round Rock)
St.Mark’s United Methodist Church (601 W. Braker Lane, Austin, TX 78753)
St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (14311 Wells Port Dr, Austin, TX 78728)
Bratton Ln and Long Vista Dr in Wells Branch
Brushy Creek Park (2901 Brushy Creek Rd, Cedar Park, TX 78613 – the field behind the playground and splash pad)
Mopac and Parmer (overflow field behind the hospital)
If you’re interested in professional photos, Sarah Siller Photography is currently offering Bluebonnet Mini Sessions for $150. Email her at [email protected] or call 512-576-2303 to make an appointment for Spring 2015!