There are several places where you can see butterflies in Texas, including one you may not have heard of. Krause Springs, one of the most popular swimming holes in the state, also boasts a butterfly garden complete with lush greenery, tranquil fountains, and – of course – lots of butterflies! Take a dip in the spring-fed waters, then stroll through this butterfly garden near Austin for the ultimate nature-filled adventure.

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Discover more about Krause Springs by watching this short YouTube video by Steve’s Vlog.

Visit the Krause Springs website or Krause Springs Facebook page for more information.

Have you ever explored the butterfly garden at Krause Springs? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience! Tell us in the comments. Interested in more butterfly gardens in Texas? Check out our previous article for one of our favorites!

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AUSTIN BUTTERFLY GARDEN & RELATED INFO

Aside from Krause Springs, are there more butterfly gardens near Austin?

While Krause Springs is one of the best butterfly gardens near Austin, here are a few more places where you can glimpse these pretty pollinators in Austin:

  • Zilker Botanical Garden
  • Hartman Prehistoric Garden
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Tanglewild Gardens
  • Botanical Gates of Paradise
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Adelphi Acre Community Garden
  • Sunshine Community Gardens
  • Mayfield Cottage and Gardens
  • Barton Springs


Discover more about Zilker Botanical Garden, one of the
best places to see butterflies in Austin

What are some other places where I can see butterflies in Texas?

Cockerell Butterfly Center in Houston is one of the largest places to see butterflies in Texas. And here are 10 more gardens in Texas that we would recommend:


Be sure to check out our previous article with more information about these gardens in Texas.

What are the best wildflower hiking trails in Texas?

Spring is the best time to see wildflowers in the Lone Star State and here are our favorite wildflower hiking trails in Texas that are worthy of a visit.

  • St. Edwards Green and Red Loop, Austin
  • McAllister Park Blue Loop Trail, San Antonio
  • Bluebonnet Trail, Ellis
  • Muleshoe Bend, Spicewood
  • Willow City Loop, Fredericksburg
  • Chalk Mountain Bluebonnet Trail, Stephenville
  • Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360), West Austin
  • Pace Bend Park, Spicewood
  • Brushy Creek Lake Park, Cedar Park
  • The Indigo Hills Prairie & Wildflower Preserve, Farmersville


If you love bluebonnets, take this easy
wildflower hiking trail in Texas to see these pretty blooms. 

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