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Blue and red wildflowers in a sunlit park with green trees in the background.



The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and the flowers are blooming – so it must be springtime in Sachse! Enjoy the mild temps and beautiful blooms this time of year at these four perfect places to take in all that the spring season has to offer.

Picnic in the Park: Breckinridge Park

One of the largest parks near Sachse, Breckinridge Park lies on over 415 acres of land in Richardson, Texas, offering the best in hiking, biking, and running trails. You’ll find open land to roam, picnic and playground equipment, sports courts, ponds, and several natural areas to take in the picturesque lake views. Grab a picnic blanket and some food and head to one of the lawns where you can enjoy the scenery. No picnic blanket? Grab your spot at a gazebo or one of the many benches throughout the park. Accommodating families and athletes alike, Breckinridge Park offers something for everyone.

Go for a Hike: Maxwell Creek Trails

A master-planned trail system with adjacent parks in Murphy, Texas, the Maxwell Creek Trails offer several paved and dirt trails for hiking and biking. Quite possibly the best-kept secret in Murphy, The Preserve at Maxwell Creek includes a pavilion and picnic tables, a granite nature trail, and interpretive kiosks teaching about the native plants on the trail. Take a pit stop at the footbridge that spans a babbling creek for some quiet time in nature.

Check Out a Nature Preserve: Spring Creek Forest Preserve

Right in the middle of urban living, you’ll find a serene oasis known as Spring Creek Forest Preserve. Quite simply, it’s the best place in town to view gorgeous spring flowers in bloom. The preserve also has a trail that runs along a creek, where you can watch local wildlife at work – yes, we’re talking armadillos, snakes, bobcats, and more! This trail is an ideal spot if you’re looking to be at one with nature; take in all the beautiful sights, from the flowing creek water and imposing boulders to the trees towering over you.

Get Your Garden Decor: Sachse Garden Centers

It’s time to get your own garden ready, even if that means container gardening on your patio or balcony. Head to Sachse’s garden centers – such as Lowe’s, Home Depot, Covington’s Nursery & Landscape Co., and Garden Patio Imports – to get a head start on the season with vegetable starts, hanging flower pots, and any other gardening project you can dream up.

Soak Up Spring in Sachse!

There’s no better time to get outside. Discover all that Sachse has to offer during the spring season with these four perfect places to enjoy fun in the sun. If you’re looking for more things to do in and around town, make sure to check out the Olympus Woodbridge blog.


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