Tag Archives: wildflowers

Mountain Bloom Time

It’s peak bloom time in the meadows at Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park! The wildflowers are putting on a show! Early July is a good time to see the blooms and should last most of the month. The purple blooms … Continue reading

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Sun’s Out; Mountain’s Out

The sun is out, and the mountain is out! Just got back from a morning trip to Mount Rainier National Park, Washington to check out the Paradise Meadows wildflower blooming status. As it stands, the wildflower peak bloom has not … Continue reading

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Wildflowers and a Volcano

Mount St Helens Volcano and Wildflowers I took a drive to the Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument over the weekend and was pleased to find the native wildflowers in full bloom. The above photo was taken at the Loowit … Continue reading

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Romancing the Cascades

Last week I stayed at Sun Mountain Lodge, which is tucked away in the Methow Valley, high upon a hill overlooking the valley along with spectacular views of the North Cascade Mountains. The lodge is located just before the town … Continue reading

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Spring’s a Little Slow to Start

High up at  Mount Rainier National Park’s Paradise Meadows, spring is a little bit slow to start. I like to think of the classic jazz melody, Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year. And, this year is no exception … Continue reading

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