Pockets of glorious subalpine flowers are out in the meadows! Look for places with a bit of moisture and hit the backcountry searching for those beautiful flowers.
The peak bloom of the wildflowers in the sub-alpine meadows is typically around this time. Due to hot, dry conditions and very little rain in the past few weeks, we are anticipating that the display is likely approaching it’s peak. If there is no rain, it is likely that it will be a quick bloom, so make sure to drive up for a hike on one of the popular wildflower hikes!
Wildflower walks are scheduled weekly from Friday-Monday & Wednesday at 11am. Meet at the Naturalist hut in upper parking lot on Blackwall Peak Road.
See more: http://summer.manningpark.com/wildflowers/
Remember to stay on the path: This is particularly important in the Alpine meadows where rare and delicate plants struggle to survive in this harsh and extremely fragile ecosystem. Straying off designated paths destroys these sensitive plants. Please help us protect these Alpine meadows and the photo opportunities they provide for generations to come!
(July 30, 2018)