The Upper East Side of Texas is very beautiful in the springtime. Driving from town to town, colorful wildflowers pop up alongside the roads. Numerous flower trails and gardens show off the natural splendor of the flowers that thrive in this area. Check out one or more of the scheduled festivals and tours listed below to enjoy all that they have to offer. Also visit the listed trails and gardens to soak in the beauty that the springtime blooms in this wonderful part of Texas display.
Festivals and Tours:
February 23-April 7
Dallas Blooms. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. 214.515.6615. www.dallasarboretum.org.
March 22-April 7: Friday, Saturday and Sunday of each weekend
Palestine Dogwood Trails. 903.723.3014. www.texasdogwoodtrails.com.
March 22-April 7
Azalea & Spring Flower Trail. Tyler. 903.592.6979. visittyler.com/azaleatrail
Bluebonnet Trails Festival. Ennis. 972.878-4748, visitennis.org
April 15-May 31
Wildflower Trails/Self-Driving Tour. Henderson. 903.657-6551, visithendersontx.com
Linden Wildflower Trail Festival. 903.756.7502. lindenwildflowertrails.net
Trails and Gardens:
Athens. East Texas Arboretum. 903.675.5630. www.easttexasarboretum.org.
Edom. Blue Moon Gardens. 903 852.3897. www.bluemoongardens.com
Edom. Glenda Mae’s Daylily Farm. 903.235.2529. www.glendamaesdaylilyfarm.com.
Emory Blooms. Scarbrough Haven. 903.473.3104. www.scarbroughhaven.com.
Ennis Bluebonnet Trails. 972.878.4748. www.visitennis.org.
Gladewater. Mrs. Lee’s Daffodils. 903.845.5780. www.daffodilgarden.com.
Mineola Nature Center. 903.569.6983. www.mineolanaturepreserve.com.
Nacogdoches Azalea Trail. 888.653. 3788. www.visitnacogdoches.org.
Nacogdoches. Stephen F. Austin Mast Arboretum. 936.468.1832. www.sfagardens.sfasu.edu.
Tyler Rose Garden. 903.531.1213 www.parksandrec.cityoftyler.org.