Spring wildflowers now greeting visitors to City parks and trails

Spring wildflowers now greeting visitors to City parks and trails

Dallas Park and Recreation has sprung into spring with a bevy of beautiful sights for visitors to the City’s parks and trails. The Park Maintenance Services Division has been working hard to roll out the red (or green) carpet for the thousands of daily users and visitors.

“Every year Mother Nature adds new color to our parks and we use that opportunity to put our best foot forward so that residents have the best experience while visiting our parks and trails,” said Dallas Park and Recreation Assistant Director Oscar Carmona.

Bluebonnets are expected to peak around April 15. Indian paintbrush take over in May and June, and Engelmann’s Daisy, Maximillian sunflower and Black-eyed Susan will start popping out in mid-May through June. Here’s a list of parks with designated wildflower areas:

Southeast Dallas
Gateway – 2500 N. Jim Miller Road
Rainforest – 10600 Lake June Road
Crawford Memorial – 8700 Elam Road (North End, near Elam Road)
Everglade – 5100 Jim Miller

Northeast Dallas
Kiowa Parkway – 1500 Woodbriar
Harry Moss Park – 8000 Greenville

White Rock Lake area
Flagpole Hill – 8015 Doran Circle
Norbuck – 200 North Buckner Blvd.
Dixon Branch – Peavy Road along Dixon Branch Creek

Southwest Dallas
Fox Hollow – 8490 Winecup
Kessler Parkway – 1821 Kessler Parkway
Kiest Tennis Center – 3080 S. Hampton Road (south of Hampton)
Glendale – 1515 E. Ledbetter Drive
Arden Terrace – 1200 E. Pentagon Parkway

Northwest Dallas
Grauwyler – 7500 Harry Hines Blvd.
Emma Carter- 4100 Pluto
Bachman – 3500 Northwest Highway

For more information visit www.dallasparks.org.

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