With summer quickly approaching, Austinites are scrambling to visit all of the most beautiful floral spots before the flowers begin to welt. Make sure you put Mayfield Park on your list of gorgeous spots to visit because it is its own mini paradise tucked away right in the center of the city. Mayfield Park is the perfect spring garden in Austin to visit before the summer hits.
The park is about 21 acres of beautiful trees, flowers, trails, ponds, and peacocks. It is always open to everyone and free for visitors, but you can volunteer or donate to the park to keep it beautiful. The park is slowly becoming more well known by photographers and tourists, so you should definitely stop by before the secret gets out!
The Mayfield Park is home to over two dozen peacocks and peahen who love to greet their visitors with their stunning colors. You can always spot a peafowl or two up in the trees, relaxing in the beautiful gardens, or simply wandering around the park. Be sure to say hello to the beautiful birds without hurting or disturbing them!
The park also has gorgeous historic ponds of all shapes and sizes that are loaded with lilies, flowers, and tons of precious turtles! There is so much gorgeous wildlife here, you will truly fall in love with all the park has to offer.
Mayfield Park has many acres of a nature preservation area where wildlife can grow freely and unharmed, making the hidden spot a secret treasure to those who know about it. There is also a large area for residents to adopt a garden and grow crops the whole community can enjoy together.
The park has so much to do and see, you will want to come to visit before the season is over. You can take the cutest photos with the peacocks and among the blossoming flowers or just fully enjoy the weather under the shady trees all day long. The park is open daily from 10 PM to 5 AM. Please leave your pups at home!
Mayfield Park is located at 3505 W 35th St, Austin TX 78703. You can visit their website for more information here!