This weekend, hike at the Wasatch Wildflower Festival
Published: August 7, 2012 09:57AM
Updated: July 25, 2012 01:14PM
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Steve Griffin | Tribune file photo Three-year-old Mae Burghardt smells a Western Wall flower as guide Dusty Baldwin holds it for her during the Wasatch Wildflower Festival at Alta, Utah Saturday, July 30, 2011.

The Wasatch Wildflower Festival starts Friday, and hikers could be in for quite a show.

The festival, which has events in Little and Big Cottonwood canyons over three days, offers guided walks of varying difficulty. Click here for the schedule.

After a dry winter and spring, recent rains likely have helped the wildflowers. On Sunday, Tribune reporter Aaron Falk tweeted this photo on the trail to Red Pine Lake in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

— Nate Carlisle

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