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CEDAR BREAKS WILDFLOWERS
Escape the heat of the lower elevations as botanist Matt Ogburn takes us on a wildflower tour that explores the beauty of the annual Cedar Breaks Wildflower Festival. Through a series of short hikes we will cover most of the diversity and beauty of the wildflower array in the Monument. We’ll see Markagunt and Rydberg penstemon, columbine, gentian, and possibly prairie smoke and elephant head. We’ll hike the Alpine Pond trial for a chance to see the beautiful Parry Primrose. If time permits we’ll go just outside the Monument onto Brian Head Peak and check out the alpine environment there.
Limited to 10 participants.
MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 3 by Tuesday, July 7, 2020 @ 12 noon. If you’re reading this past the minimum enrollment date it means the class is a go and you can still sign up by calling 435 772 3264.
INSTRUCTOR: Matt Ogburn
AGES: 16 years and up
MEETS: 9 am at the Cedar Breaks National Monument Entry Station.
ACTIVITY LEVEL EASY: Mostly flat walking of up to 4 miles. Combined short walks or one continuous hike.