Red Rocks Park is a terrific place to observe wildlife and plants. Try a hike on the Trading Post Trail to encounter a variety of wildflowers and shrubs in all seasons.
It’s summer in Red Rocks right now! Here’s a sample of plants you’ll be able to spot over the next few months. We’ll bring you more on wildlife soon.
|Spring wildflowers (hover for ID, click to enlarge):|
|Flowering shrubs (hover for ID, click to enlarge):|
Love the flowers but need to know more about them? Visit Rabbitbrush Publishing to order a copy of Wildflowers of Red Rocks Park, by Jan and Charlie Turner. Order directly, or pick up a copy at the Trading Post. Excellent color photos, along with identification tips and fascinating tidbits about each plant will get you up-to-speed in no time!