See It: The Columbine Flower is tucked amongst the carpets of wildflowers that adorn the American Basin high in the rugged San Juan Mountains.
Peak Time: July and August
One of the most scenic spots in the San Juan Mountains, American Basin is especially spectacular in the middle of...
Where: The Rocky Mountain Columbine, the State Flower, has become a symbol of the beauty and resilience of Colorado. Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler captured this flower along a mountain trail during a summer hike.