Electra Road Wildflowers Take a Hike from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Hiking on Electra Road is not a very traditional hike or much of a challenge, but it is an excellent place to just get up and get outside. The day use area offers clean restrooms, picnic tables, barbecues and a beach for swimming. An added bonus this time of year is that the Electra Road wildflowers can be spectacular.

The Electra Road wildflowers are spectacular this time of year and offer an added bonus to any hike along the road and the Mokulemne River.

Electra Road is just north of the bridge that crosses the Mokelumne River on Highway 49. Here, the river is nearly 100 feet wide and Electra Road provides easy access for white water boaters. The road is narrow, barely more than one lane, and in poor shape so be sure to drive slowly and share the road with the hikers. The road follows the river for over 3 miles before it ends at the power plant, which makes for an awesomely beautiful and tranquil hike.

Electra Road Wildflowers Offer an Added Bonus to a Hike

I have hiked Electra Road quite a few times now and have taken lots of photos of the amazing wildflowers. Here is just a taste of them in case you haven’t been able to see them in person.

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The Electra Road wildflowers are spectacular this time of year and offer an added bonus to any hike along the road and the Mokulemne River.
The Electra Road wildflowers are spectacular this time of year and offer an added bonus to any hike along the road and the Mokulemne River.

More posts about beautiful flowers:

Amador Flower Farm daylilies come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and bloom cycles. They are easy to grow and are just about the perfect perennial.

During the height of blooming season, you can see more than 100,000 irises at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden in Somerset, CA, in southern El Dorado County.

Until next time…



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  1. I love the color of that iris in the last photo! I don’t know very much about flowers so a wildflower garden wouldn’t do much for me. But I have Irises and they seem to come back only every other year. Is that normal? I

  2. The Electra road hike looks beautiful. I love nature walks .Beautiful flowers and green everywhere makes for happy ramblings .

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