Yankee Boy Basin is a must see for those wishing to capture wildflowers in an alpine environment. The basin area is lush with vegetation, cascading streams, mountains lakes and even a couple waterfalls. Add to this towering mountain rocky peaks still holding onto the last of their winter snow and WOW! What a place to spend the day capturing amazing photos.
The best time to travel around Yankee Boy Basin is in late July into Mid August as that is prime time for the wild flowers. Due to the snow which lasts well into summer and begins again early in Fall, the Basin Road is generally accessible from around early June until late September.