Category Archives: USA Wildflowers

Wildflower hikes in the United States

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Trione-Annadel State Park – Lawndale Trail Wildflowers

Trione-Annadel State Park has a great variety of hiking trails, and a wonderfully long wildflower season. On this visit we hiked the Lawndale trail, in late June. This trail is on the southern end of […]

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Elizabethtown Meadows Wildflowers

Elizabethtown Meadows is a very easy trail that leads to a wonderful meadow full of wildflowers. It is easy to reach, near Truckee, CA, and it is just a 1.2 mile round trip to the meadow […]

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Dave Moore Nature Area Wildflowers

The Dave Moore Nature Area is a short and easy trail off of Highway 49 near Coloma. It has a short, one mile trail that has a mixture of native and non-native wildflowers, along with […]

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Mount Diablo Mary Bowerman Trail

For an easy hike with wonderful views and great wildflowers, I recommend the Mount Diablo Mary Bowerman trail. It is just a mile long with just 80 feet of elevation gain, but it packs a […]

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Pierce Canyon Wildflowers

Pierce Canyon is a county road that winds up into the Blue Ridge mountains above Capay Valley. It is a fairly easy 7 mile out-and-back hike along Road 53, with many wildflowers and a view […]

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Los Vaqueros Wildflowers

Los Vaqueros Reservoir is an oak-dotted hilly grassland area southeast of Mt Diablo that has a number of hiking trails. You can find a good variety of wildflowers, as well as many interesting birds. On this […]

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Natalie Coffin Greene Park Wildflowers

Natalie Coffin Greene Park is a great starting place for a wildflower hike in the Mount Tamalpais Watershed, near Phoenix Lake. The park is on the edge of land managed by the Marin Municipal Water District, […]

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Marys Peak Botanical Special Interest Area

Marys Peak Botanical Special Interest Area has a number of hiking trails that offer a wide variety of wildflowers. Located about 20 miles east of Corvallis, this is probably my favorite wildflower spot from our botanizing […]

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Blair Lake Meadow Wildflowers

Blair Lake Meadow is a wildflower hot spot in the Willamette National Forest in Oregon that is well worth a visit in the spring. You will traverse many miles of rough forest service roads to get […]

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Eight Dollar Mountain

The Eight Dollar Mountain area is an easily accessible botanical hot spot in southern Oregon, where you will find a wide variety of interesting wildflowers. There are serpentine wetlands and meadows, Jeffrey pine savannahs, hikes along […]

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