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Clearings in the Native Texas Park provide habitats for butterflies, birds, and other wildlife.

With a native Texas landscape in a 15-acre urban park, the grounds of the George W. Bush Presidential Center reflect the President and Mrs. Bush’s longstanding commitment to environmental conservation and restoration. The Native Texas Park features: 
  • Native Blackland Prairie grasses
  • Seasonal wildflowers among other native plants
  • Clearings providing native habitats for butterflies, birds, and other species
  • Tree-shaded lawns 
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  • Spring - Bluebonnets
  • Fall - Monarch Buttterflies 
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The 15-acre Native Texas Park features seasonal wildflowers, native plants, and tree-shaded lawns.

A one-mile network of trails take you through native Texas environments, such as Blackland Prairie, Post Oak Savannah, and Cross Timbers Forest. The Blackland Prairie used to dominate the Dallas region. Today, only 1% of the prairie remains in the state of Texas. Rediscovery of the lost prairie was the inspiration for this community park. The park is free and open to the public every day of the year, from sunrise to sunset. Comfortable shoes are recommended for walking the trails. Each season brings beautiful changes to the prairie landscape. Pets are welcome.

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The Native Texas Park is free and open to the public every day of the year, from sunrise to sunset.

Self-Guided Tour:

Scavenger Hunts for 4th Graders (teks-aLIGNED):

During your walk, you will learn history of the prairie, identify native Texas plants and the wildlife they attract, and get a look at the future of managing rainwater run-off in an environmentally sustainable way.

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Visitors may wander the 1-mile network of trails on the grounds of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum with self-guided tours.

PLAN YOUR FIELD TRIP

The Museum offers free admission tickets to school groups if the Field Trip has been scheduled through Visitor Services at least 1 month in advance. Field Trips are available Monday through Thursday during the academic school year.
 

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