A sign welcomes you to enter the meadow to begin your experience.
Common Milkweed Asclepias speciosa
Milkweeds are the host plant for the caterpillars of the Monarch Butterfly; a species on the decline. Plant some in your garden to help sustain their numbers.
As the path wanders, take your time to notice the diversity.
Mexican Hat Ratibida columnifera
This striking native perennial has petals that vary in color from light yellow to deep red.
Sideoats Grama Grass Bouteloua curtipendula
The pendulous florets of this Utah native brings a unique look to any flower bed or meadow.
The grasses in the meadow range in height from a couple inches to a few feet.
Showy Goldeneye Heliomeris multiflora
Whether it's grown in sun or shade, this native will attract a variety of native bees to your garden.
After you finish enjoying the meadow, why not continue your walk into the Natural Area on one of the many trails or head down to the wayside and have a secluded picnic by Red Butte Creek.
Don't forget, there are still two more Sundance film screenings in the Amphitheatre on August 20th and on August 27th. Check our website for more info.