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Wildflowers at Yankee Boy Basin 3

Yankee Boy Basin

Colorado wildflowers of red and gold and blue line the clear, crisp stream that flows down from Yankee Boy Basin. The dirt road leading to this lush valley isn’t far – only about 9 miles from Ouray – and is well worth the bumps it takes to reach this location famous for its summer blooms. Photo © copyright by Rob Greebon.