We may be expecting feet of snow here in the Colorado High Country this week but we all know spring snow showers bring summer wildflowers. Crested Butte heads up the list of the 5 Best Places to Spot Wildflowers in Colorado. Named the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado”, Crested Butte’s mountainsides are splashed with color stating in June and lasting into the first few weeks of July. With this year’s abundant snow pack and spring snow showers we are looking forward to another beautiful, colorful and abundant wildflower season. Be sure to check out the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival which runs from July 7-16th this year. With over 200 events being offered, there is sure to be plenty of fun activities the whole family can enjoy. From Jeep tours, hikes and walks to learning about edible arrangements and art workshops, the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival has something for everyone. One of our favorite places to spot Crested Butte’s beautiful wildflowers is the 401 Trail. Whether you’re biking or hiking, just don’t forget the camera! Be sure to check out the other four wildflower destinations on the list of the 5 Best Places to Spot Wildflowers in Colorado.
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