• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Now in Bloom

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Yosemite-area Wildflower Viewing: Learn more about Yosemite's wildflower walks and common wildflower species. Examine the BLM's Merced River Canyon and the Sierra National Forest websites.

California Wildflower Viewing: Time a trip to view wildflowers at nearby federal lands. Follow Death Valley and Joshua Tree national parks' wildflower watches, where color began in early February. Track flower sightings at Carrizo Plain National Monument through the Theodore Payne Foundation's wildflower hotline, covering much of Southern California through its weekly alerts in March through May.

Rare Plants: Learn more at the California Native Plant Society's Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants.
 

Did You Know?

Upper Yosemite Fall with spring runoff

Yosemite Falls is fed mostly by snowmelt. Peak flow usually happens in late May, but by August, Yosemite Falls is often dry. It begins flowing again a few months later, after winter snows arrive.