Tag Archives: Washington

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Mount St Helens Wildflowers

If you are driving through Washington you absolutely must take time to visit Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument. The eruption that occurred here in 1980 was dramatic and catastrophic, and it completely changed the area. Even […]

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Mount Rainier Deadhorse Creek Wildflowers

The Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park has a wide variety of trails where you can see a wonderful selection of wildflowers. One of the shorter trails is the Skyline – Deadhorse Creek loop. While […]

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Mount Rainier Snow Lake Wildflowers

Mount Rainier has many wonderful wildflower hikes, and the hike to Bench and Snow Lakes is no exception. This is at a slightly lower elevation than the Myrtle Falls hike I’ve written about, so you […]

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Mount Rainier Nisqually Vista

If you are looking for a short hike with wildflowers at Mount Rainier National Park, I recommend trying the Mount Rainier Nisqually Vista trail. This is a paved trail, just 1.5 miles, with only 210′ […]

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Mount Rainier Myrtle Falls Wildflowers

Mount Rainier National Park is an amazing place, with wonderful vistas and outstanding wildflowers. One of the easier hikes you can take is along the lower portion of the Skyline trail to Myrtle Falls and beyond. […]

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