Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Boone, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro, Blue Ridge Parkway

NC Mountains Top Spring Wildflower Hikes

NC Mountains Top Spring Wildflower Hikes in the Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro area

Find a complete list of NC High Country Wildflowers HERE


Bluets Elk Knob State Park

Elk Knob State Park
Todd, NC

Known for some of the best long range mountain views in North Carolina, Elk Knob State Park also has some of the best bluet wildflower patches. Take the Summit Trail for the best wildflower patches and breathtaking views of five mountain ranges.

Blooming from May-August, bluets are native to North America and grow 3-6 inches tall with many small 4-petal flowers, light to dark blue.  

Find more information HERE

Doughton Park Bluff MOuntain Trail

Doughton Park- Blue Ridge Parkway
Sparta NC

One of the best kept secrets of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Doughton Park offers long range views, a great campground, restaurant and large picnic area. The Bluff Mountain Trail is a 7.5 mile trail with many spots to drop on and off.  The trail goes through shaded forest areas with Solomon Seal and Trillium wildflowers and them opens up to grassy fields with full sun flowers such as azalea.  Find more details HERE