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See the Texas Bluebonnets at Samuell Farm

Grab your camera and capture acres of Bluebonnets. There is an “island” of Bluebonnets. A “600+ acre county island”, or a portion of Dallas County is set apart as Samuell Farm, a regional park along US-80 adjacent to Mesquite on the south and Sunnyvale on the north.
The Texas Bluebonnets are in full bloom and waiting for you at Samuell Farm. Dr. William Worthington Samuell left the land behind for others to have a place to be around nature and appreciate it. It is the perfect time to bring this mission to life as springtime arrives in Texas.
Samuell Farm (South) Park can be accessed from Beltline Road turning east onto Frontage Road for US-80 100 US-80, Mesquite, TX 75149. Samuell Farm North Park can be accessed by taking Beltline Road and turning east onto Tripp. It is located at 218 E Tripp Rd, Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The majority of the lovely backdrops for photographs are at Samuell Farm (South) Park, but Samuell Farm North Park has more Bluebonnets. Samuell Farm (South) park has a log cabin, windmill, wishing well, 2 red barns, a farmhouse with breezeway, picturesque bridges, and an old timely tractor at the entrance that welcomes you. Click here for more information on Samuell Farm.
Samuell Farm (South) has good hiking/ biking trails for a beginner mountain biker. All along the easy 2.5-mile trail, there is always something to see, wildflowers and birds to discover. Samuell Farm North has a 1.5-mile paved hike and bike trail past fields of Bluebonnets. Park benches are throughout the parks.
Don’t miss the chance to enjoy fishing at two freshwater ponds open to the public at Samuell Farm (South) Park. Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Rainbow Trout, and Sunfish. There is a pond at the Samuell Farm North Park also. North Mesquite Creek feeds the ponds and runs throughout the parks. Ducks and ducklings can be seen at the pond.
Samuell Farm North Park includes covered exercise equipment. Samuell Farm (South) Park includes children’s playground equipment and even more trails. Both parks have ample parking.
The price is right since you can enjoy free admission to both parks. Open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. During normal times, the parks can be reserved for large groups; birthday parties, weddings, family reunions, etc by calling 214-670-0513 (Dallas Parks & Recreation).
The weather is perfect for a picnic and all throughout both parks, you will find picnic tables and charcoal grills. Bring along your pet. Dogs are permitted, but must be on a leash.

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