There’s a reason Colorado has been dubbed one of the best places in the U.S. to see wildflowers. A combination of late snow-melt, 300+ days of sunshine and high-alpine terrain make Colorado the perfect place for wildflowers to grow. The most commonly found wildflowers in Breckenridge usually start blooming in May and June as the snow starts to melt, and typically stick around through July and early August.
From thickets of purple Columbines, the Colorado state flower, to the magentas, yellows, and lavenders of meadow flowers, your eyes will be dazzled by Breckenridge’s bounty of wild blooms. Here is our guide to Breckenridge’s most common wildflowers and a few tips on how to find them.