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Collin County’s top bluebonnet photo spots

Image by Ronnie Blea, RB-2 Photography

When the state flower of Texas blooms every spring, it’s tradition to take pictures of the things you love among them: kids, dogs, spouses, body pillows, etc. We’ve all got childhood albums of ourselves and our siblings plopped down amid wild blue fields probably wearing white, and only sitting still because we were bribed with Dairy Queen.

From mid-March through the month of April, load the kids up and get your spring pictures at these classic locations.

Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, Plano
5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX 75074

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, Plano
6701 W Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093

Frito Lay Headquarters, Plano
5600 Headquarters Dr, Plano, TX 75024

International Parkway and Midway Road, Carrollton

Russell Creek Park, Plano
3500 McDermott Rd, Plano, TX 75025

Read more: Plano named Happiest City in America 

Collin College Spring Creek Campus, Plano
2800 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074

Bluebonnet Trail, Plano
Spring Creek Parkway and Custer Road

Zion Cemetery, Frisco
FM 423 approximately 1 mile north of Eldorado Parkway

Warren Park, Frisco
7599 Eldorado Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034

Heard Museum, McKinney
1 Nature Pl, McKinney, TX 75069

The Trail at the Woods, Allen
1424 Rollins Dr, Allen, TX 75013

The median in the busy intersection of Bethany Drive and Alma Drive, Allen

 

Bluebonnets in Ennis, Texas I Image by Ronnie Blea, RB-2 Photography

Ennis, Texas has a bluebonnet festival every year from April 1 through 30, and is the best place to get your bluebonnet fill. This one is a day trip.

Read more: Don’t miss the inaugural Allen Food and Wine festival on April 13

For more bluebonnet spottings, check out the City of Plano’s Bluebonnet Trail Map, which includes areas of bloom like these: Midway Road to Baywater Drive, Preston Road to Old Orchard Drive, and Old Orchard Drive to K Avenue.

Alexandra Cronin
Alexandra Cronin has been the senior editor at Local Profile since 2016. She loves great coffee, good food and average wine.

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