Sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club  /   Celebrating 65 Years of Ennis Bluebonnet Trails / #bluebonnettrail Ennis Bluebonnet Festival is #16 of the 30 Gorgeous Travel Locations: Most Pinned Places on Earth


Ennis was designated by the 1997 State Legislature as the home of the "Official Texas Bluebonnet Trail" and was designated the "Official Bluebonnet City of Texas.". From April 1-30, Ennis showcases over 40 miles of mapped driving Bluebonnet Trails sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club. These trails are the oldest such trails known in the state, and tens of thousands of visitors make the short trek to Ennis to view this wonderful wildflower show. The Ennis Garden Club will drive the trails to check the bloom status each week starting in April. The Club then reports to the Ennis Convention and Visitors Bureau about the latest status of the bluebonnets so that visitors can be well informed where the best flowers are on the trails at the time of their visit. Each year, the bluebonnets will appear on different trails as these are natural to the area. In Ennis, the bluebonnets typically peak around the 3rd week of April, according to the Ennis Garden Club. This can vary year to year due to weather conditions and terrain, so please check this website or call 972-878-4748 before your visit. The Ennis CVB will be open 7 days a week in April. Updated trail maps will be available online and at the Ennis CVB next bluebonnet season (approximately late March and April 2017)

Click here for tips on taking photos in the bluebonnets.

Looking for a professional local photographer for your bluebonnet photos? Contact Jina Armstrong Photography at 972-935-2357, David Stiff Photography at 972-878-7755, Brick Street Photography 972-746-7575.

Click here to view the winners of the 2016 Bloomin' Bluebonnet Photo Contest.

Plan now to stay overnight in Ennis! Ask for the "Bluebonnet Special" at our Ennis Hotels!

Looking for a great place to have a picnic? Visit one of our parks and/or playground areas!

FOR YOUR SAFETY, PLEASE DO NOT PET THE ANIMALS ON THE TRAILS. The Ennis Bluebonnet Trails are located in the countryside of Ellis County.  There is not a leash law for pets in Ellis County so please be careful.

RESPECT PRIVATE PROPERTY. Do not open fences, climb gates, or enter into private property without authorization. There are places designated on the map where to take pictures "IN" the bluebonnets.

For wildflower reports and sightings for entire state of Texas, click on www.bluebonnetlove.com and www.wildflowerhaven.com.

Kolache Depot Bakery is the Proud Sponsor of the Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Map. Kolache Depot is located at 1103 E. Ennis Ave., Ennis, TX 75119. 972.875.8364.

Great Ennis Video and of our Ennis Bluebonnet Trails by Jeff Power TV Productions JPTV taken APRIL 2014.

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Ennis Convention & Visitors Bureau
Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm

Address: 002 E Ennis Ave, Ennis, TX 75119
Mailing: PO Box 1237, Ennis, TX 75120
Phone: 972.878.4748
Fax: 972.875.1018
Toll Free: 1.888.366.4748
E-mail: ennis4u@swbell.net