The Bird & Butterfly Inn

The Bird & Butterfly Inn

The Bird & Butterfly Inn

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Visiting The Area

Jasper Texas Area Guide

Jasper has a cozy, home town feel.  And though still a modestly sized town, there’s no shortage of things to do or places to go when you stay at The Bird & Butterfly Inn.  Whether a nature walk, a visit to the museum or dinner in town, you’re sure to find plenty of options when you stay with us.

Wooded Trees on the grounds near The Bird & Butterfly Inn

The Jewel of the Forest

Jasper County was one of the original 23 counties at the creation of the Republic of Texas in 1836 and was originally settled around 1824. It’s seen many changes since then. Historically a major producer of lumber, you can still see logging trucks on the roads here daily.

However, the abundant natural beauty here makes it easy to see why Jasper is called “The Jewel of the Forest.” In addition to the tremendous beauty of the East Texas Piney Woods, in 1956, construction began on what is now the Sam Rayburn Dam and Reservoir, or as we call it, Sam Rayburn Lake. At a total length of over 19,000 feet, it covers a surface area of over 114,000 acres and is both the largest reservoir, and the largest man-made lake in Texas and it continues to be a top fishing destination for anglers.

A Butterfly & Bird Migration Route

Texas is a major flyway for many varieties of birds and butterflies and with Jasper having one of three major flyways, it’s a well-traveled route – so much so that in 2015, Governor Greg Abbot signed a declaration naming Jasper “the butterfly capital of Texas.”

Accordingly, Jasper is a proud host of the annual Butterfly Festival celebrating the migration of these magnificent insects. The City of Jasper is also home to the Butterfly House in the Butterfly Gardens at the Jasper Arboretum. Visitors to the Butterfly House learn about the migration and life cycle of these spectacular butterflies and these visits add to Jasper’s local economic prosperity.

Sign for the Jasper Arbutorim

Explore the Area

Sam Rayburn Lake in Texas

Lake Sam Rayburn

Lake Sam Rayburn is the largest lake in Texas at 114,500 acres. Lake Sam Rayburn was named the No. 1 bass fishing lake in the nation 2018 by Bassmasters.

Blue butterfly, Jasper the butterfly capital of Texas

The Butterfly Capital of Texas

Jasper is the Butterfly Capital of Texas as proclaimed by Governor Greg Abbott. Join our newsletter to stay updated on events such as the butterfly festival.

Jasper is one of only 20 cities in the nation that is a recognized Azalea City

An Azaela City

Jasper is one of only 20 cities in the nation that is a recognized Azalea City by the Azalea Society of America.

Angelina River Views from property

Angelina National Forest

Jasper is home to two lakes, two rivers and the 153,180-acre Angelina National Forest, which makes it an outdoor recreation paradise with camping, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, biking and birding.

Festivals and events in Jasper, TX - fireworks

Festivals & Events

Jasper celebrates many festivals and events throughout the year, including the largest fireworks show within a 100-mile radius on the Fourth of July and the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Nature lovers

Angelina River Views from property

The Bird & Butterfly Inn offers abundant riverfront views and we think you’ll find that every spot is the perfect spot to spy a heron flying across the river, watch butterflies over the garden or just rock the afternoon away with a great book on our giant porch. 

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