• A translucent blanket of clouds hangs over the snowy continental divide above Bear Lake Road. NPS Photo by VIP Olsen

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

Wildflowers

Photo of tundra wildflowers
NPS photo by A. Schonlau
Wander through colorful mountain meadows and tiptoe around tiny alpine wildflowers. Rocky Mountain National Park's varied ecosystems are home to hundreds of wildflower species. Below is a sampling of some of the interesting and beautiful flowers you can discover in the park. To learn more about flower identification, stop by a park visitor center or check with the Rocky Mountain Nature Association for guidebooks.
Photo of pink Cactus flowers

NPS photo by D. Pinigis

Pink & Red Wildflowers

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Photo of purple Mountain Iris

NPS photo by R. Smith

Blue & Purple Wildflowers

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Photo of a yellow flower

NPS photo by D. Pinigis

Yellow & Orange Wildflowers

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Photo of white flowers

NPS photo by D. Pinigis

White Wildflowers

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Photo of Wintergreen

NPS photo

Wildflower Anatomy

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Photo of a bee

NPS photo by A. Schonlau

Pollinators

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