The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Garden and Trail
4801 La Crosse Ave (Sundrop Valley Dr), Austin, TX 78739, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 9:00 AM–2:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 9:00 AM–Noon
    • 3:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM

Explore the 40 Acres and find out What Starts Here Changes the World. Hook 'em Horns!

8.9/10

Based on 92 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
2,133
Total Visits
3,049
Save
Share
  • What you need to know
    Austin, Texas
    "Check out the Family Garden."(2 Tips)
    Macey H.
    "Beautiful gardens and a great café!"(3 Tips)
    Austin Fine Properties
    "other amazing wildflowers Texas"(3 Tips)
    Nikon USA
    "When photographing flowers"(3 Tips)
Log in to leave tips at this venue!
Sort:
  • Recent
  • Popular

31 tips and reviews.

  • Filter by taste:
  • all tips and reviews
  • gardens
  • café
  • fresh air
  • tea
  • flowers
  • wildflowers
  • salads
  • courtyard
  • swings
  • Kathy S.

    It's terrible to hot and there's nothing to eat it's horrible

    Kathy Scannell · 3 days ago
    Save
  • Macey H.

    Beautiful gardens and a great café! Love spending afternoons here.

    Macey H · June 24
    Save
  • Maddie

    So beautiful!

    Maddie · May 28
    Save
  • Troy F.

    Beautiful regional floral. Use the QR code reader to access the mobile tour.

    Troy Flint · May 5
    Save
  • Liz H.

    One of the most beautiful and well planned gardens in the USA and best garden in Austin!

    Liz Hall · April 11
    Save
  • Austin, Texas

    Check out the Family Garden. The area includes more than a dozen interactive features made of natural materials including a maze made of native shrubs and a grotto with caves and a waterfall. Read more

    Austin, Texas · March 13
    Save
  • Xavier S.

    Why are the reviews so positive? There were no flowers at all and the place is tiny. I'm so confused

    Xavier Snowman · February 18
    Save
  • Sugar F.

    It's amazing

    Sugar Foot · November 9, 2014
    Save
  • Montanna S.

    During the summer go to Nature Nights on Thursdays. The lectures are worth the trip 100x over, and it's free.

    Montanna Smith · August 21, 2014
    Save
  • Karen

    Free Thursday. New family garden very nice.

    Karen · June 12, 2014
    Save
  • Kat L.

    Skip...go to Zulker park instead.

    Kat L · May 20, 2014
    Save
  • Antonio F.

    Great place to have a wedding

    Antonio Fuentez · May 3, 2014
    Save
  • Mackenzie W.

    Great trails to hike and the arboretum trail has amazing swings!

    Mackenzie Walsh Purma · January 15, 2014
    Save
  • Dan H.

    Check out Nature Nights every Thursday night at 6:00 pm over the summer.

    Dan Houdek · June 14, 2013
    Save
  • Hannah B.

    Not open Monday's! Can't believe we came all the way out here without checking first!

    Hannah Bingham · June 10, 2013
    Save
  • Austin Fine Properties

    Best place to see the spring bluebonnets and all the other amazing wildflowers Texas has to offer!

    Austin Fine Properties · May 9, 2013
    Save
  • Jon D.

    If you are in Austin in the Springtime this is a must see place, you won't be disappointed.

    Jon Darveau · May 8, 2013
    Save
  • Amit s.

    Amazing place...need patience n lot of time

    Amit shah · May 5, 2013
    Save
  • Charly S.

    Several nice places to sit at peace.

    Charly Simmons · February 16, 2013
    Save
  • Lee F.

    The Luminations Celebration every December is a must do for any Austinite!

    Lee Francis · December 10, 2012
    Save
  • Lauren P.

    Eat at the cafe! The hibicious tea and salads are cheap and to die for! And let the kids get ice cream :)

    Lauren Patterson · September 2, 2012
    Save
  • Magda P.

    Gorgeous venue for weddings !

    Magda P · May 5, 2012
    Save
  •  Deon P.

    Breath of fresh air!

     Deon Parcon · March 23, 2012
    Save
  • Austin American-Statesman

    The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, operated by the University of Texas, showcases the beauty of Texas' Hill Country, as well as South and West Texas, in 16 gardens.

    Austin American-Statesman · February 8, 2012
    Save
  • Nikon USA

    Stopping to smell the roses? When photographing flowers, use your camera’s Macro mode for a close-up view.

    Nikon USA · March 12, 2011
    Save
  • HISTORY

    Former first lady, Helen Hayes, founded this organization in 1982. In 2006 this Center became an Organized Research Unit of the University of Texas at Austin.

    HISTORY · August 4, 2010
    Save
  • Dora

    The Little House Courtyard is perfect for young kids - a well-shaded area with tree stump stools, a framed hut, and large pots for digging up plastic lizards and insects. Powered by ParentsConnect.com

    Dora · July 21, 2010
    Save
  • Kara C.

    Visit on July 25, 2010 for Lady Bird Tribute Day!!! Admission will be FREE!!! Read more

    Kara Campbell · July 15, 2010
    Save
  • HISTORY

    This special place exists to introduce people to the beauty and diversity of wildflowers and other native plants. The Wildflower Center brings life to Mrs. Johnson's vision in its public gardens.

    HISTORY · April 7, 2010
    Save
  • Sandra B.

    this area has 23 display gardens and a picnic area that I am looking forward to relaxing in...

    Sandra Bunch · March 12, 2010
    Save
  • Aaron M.

    January is free admission month. Also the cafe is really very good.

    Aaron Montana · January 24, 2010
    Save

Appears on 143 lists

See all »

Is this your business? Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date. Plus use our free tools to find new customers.