You're bound to encounter blooms just about everywhere you turn as you wander through Vail in summer. Use this guide, provided by Walking Mountains Science Center, to help you identify some of the flowers that you are likely to find in and around Vail, Colorado.


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Writer Peter Suneson is an instructor with Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, Colorado and manages the guided hiking program during the summer. He invites the casual hiking local to join him to learn more about the ecology and natural history of the place we live and extends a special welcome to guests to our valley to join him so he can introduce them to the local lore and history that makes this place our home.