Tag Archives: Lakes

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Big Meadow to Dardanelles Lake for Wildflowers

The Big Meadow trailhead is the start for a number of excellent wildflower hikes in the South Lake Tahoe area. Want a short hike to see a beautiful meadow with wildflowers? Start at Big Meadow! […]

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Morkridsdalen Valley Wildflowers

Norway is a wonderful country for hiking, although it is hard to find information on good spots to find wildflowers. One interesting hike we found started in the Mørkridsdalen Valley, near Skjolden in west Norway. […]

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Late Season Hike at Grass Lake

You can still find wildflowers late in the summer if you head up to the higher elevations. We visited Grass Lake near the end of August, and there were plenty of flowers of interest. This hike […]

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Woods Lake Wildflower Loop at Carson Pass

My favorite California wildflower region is the Carson Pass area in Alpine County. I’ve talked about the Carson Pass to Lake Winnemucca trail, and the Meiss Lake trail, this time we’ll take a loop from […]

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Grouse Ridge to Glacier Lake

The Grouse Lakes area has a number of good hiking trails, although it isn’t the easiest area to get to. There is a good trailhead at the Grouse Ridge campground. This year we took the […]

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Carson Pass Wildflower Hike

The Carson Pass area in Alpine County is the greatest summer wildflower area I know of. There are a number of different trails (see my article on Meiss Lake), each with a different set of features.  The […]

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Meiss Lake Wildflower Hike

One of my favorite summer wildflower areas is the Carson Pass area in Alpine County. If you can time it right you will find beautiful hillside gardens full of wildflowers. We visited this area in […]

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Lakes Basin Wildflower Hike

We’ve never been to the Lakes Basin area of Plumas County before, so I didn’t know what to expect. We visited the area in early July 2010. What we found was a wonderful hiking area with […]

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