To learn more about our Azalea & Spring Flower Trail, check out these links:
The entire Trail is approximately 8 miles.
The Lindsey Trail was the original trail. A second trail, the Dobbs Trail (Rusk Trail), was added to accommodate additional homes displaying flowers and azaleas that bloomed during the Trail. As more homes were added, it became confusing, if not impossible, to design a single trail that could be easily followed. Both trails have and will be changed as more homes and streets participate.
The trails are named after the streets where they become distinct trails.
Parking is allowed on any of the streets with the exception of South Broadway Ave (U.S. 69). Two of the most popular places to park:
South College Avenue, between Lindsey Lane and Dobbs Street near Bergfeld Park.
Belmont Drive, between First & Second Street, is a great place to stretch your legs and see the flowers and azaleas up close and personal.
You may walk the trail but it would be best to walk the area between West 4th Street and West Dobbs Street. The streets are wider and there are plenty of sidewalks.
You can expect cool weather in the mornings, warming up in the afternoon. Texas weather, however, can change rapidly causing temperatures to cool or rainy weather. It is best to wear layers of clothes that can be removed if the temperature turns warm.
There are several restaurants located around Bergfeld Center and Downtown Tyler. There is a complete listing of restaurants available at the Visitor’s Center (315 North Broadway) or here on our site.
You can locate a hotel, bed and breakfast, or RV/campground here on our site. There is also a list of hotels available at the Visitor’s Center at 315 North Broadway. The Center usually has a list of hotels that are offering specials and has coupon books available for those who would like one.
There are several other activities and attractions occurring during the Azalea Trail. Visit our online calendar for details.
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You can contact Susan Travis at (800) 235-5712 or by email.