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Wildflower Watch 2015 Begins!

June 22, 2015 Less snow this past winter means Mt. Rainier’s world-famous wildflowers are ahead of schedule, making their colorful debut now, much earlier than previous years. “Wildflower season usually starts mid-July as the snowmelt disappears,” said M...

Wildflower Identification Guide

Trying to name that flower you saw on your recent trip to the mountain? Or maybe you're looking to brush up on your botany before you hit the trail... Here's your guide to the world-famous wildflowers found at Mt. Rainier.


Top 10 Wildflower Hikes

It’s a phenomenon you must see to believe. Mt. Rainier’s wildflower displays are often heralded as the world’s best. Pinks, purples, blues, yellows…seemingly every color of the rainbow are represented in awe-inspiring displays. From an up-close look at a delic...