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Phlox Point is the summit of Hardy Ridge, one of the best destinations for a hike close to the Portland area.
On this day it should have been called Wildflower Ridge. Honeysuckle bushes were covered with bright orange flowers on the upper ridge.
Tiger lilies, orange columbine, nodding onion, penstemon, larkspur and daises added to the colorful motif.
The eight-mile hike was a delight. Throw in 2,400 feet of elevation gain and the hike makes for some good exercise too.
Add this outing to your list of hiking favorites.
Love those views. Puts the world in perspective. The Snowberry Checkerspot Butterfly is an added bonus. 🙂
Butterflies always add beauty to the experience of the outdoors.
Wow stunning photos!
Thanks for the kind words.