In one word- LUSH

A wild and peaceful stroll along the Cape Horn trail along the Columbia River Gorge in Washington. We didn’t venture down to the cape itself, as the trail is closed half the year to protect Peregrine falcon nesting sites.

Cape Horn Trail, WA

Beginning along the trail, enveloped in cow parsnip and larkspur.

Tiger lily

Delightful tiger lily

Maiden hair fern

Lovely maidenhair fern

Baneberry

Goatsbeard

Wild honeysuckle

Honeysuckle

Cow parsnip and larkspur

A fairy’s garden of cow parsnip and larkspur

Columbia River Gorge

Breathtaking Columbia River overlook

Fringe cups

Sparkly fringe cups

Western red columbine

My old friend, western red columbine

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