Caribou running across alpine tundra at the top of the Eielson Alpine Trail
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 9, 2020
Eielson Alpine Trail – Denali National Park Hiking

The Eielson Alpine Trail is a short, steep hike at the Eielson Visitor Center in Denali National Park. Great views of the mountain and wildlife opportunity!

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Purple Mountain Saxifrage flowers in rocky talus near the Black Rapids Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | June 9, 2020
Purple Mountain Saxifrage – Saxifraga oppositifolia

Purple mountain saxifrage is a low-growing, small, matted plant with dark green rounded and scaly leaves earning it the name French Knot. It's petals are edible, but bitter.

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