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alpine wild flowers - photo tours San Juan Mountains

San Juan Mountains Photo Tour

Arches National Park Photography Workshops

Arches and Canyonlands – Photography Workshop

Milky Way Night Sky Photo Workshop

Night Sky Photo Tour

Photo Workshop in Crested Butte

Aspen Gold – Colorado in Autumn

Alpine photography tours

Custom Built Photo Tour

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Colorado Wild Horses Photo Tour

Great Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes Photo Tour

Great Sand Dunes Photo Tour

Yankee Boy Basin, Colorado
Off Road Jeep Tour & Photo Tour


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.


  • Due to travel times, this destination can only be included into multi-day photography / jeep tours
  • Yankee Boy Basin is often combined with other destinations in the area including Engineer Pass, Imogene Pass (which connects directly to it) and other Ouray/Telluride Jeep trails.  It also works well with some of our Fall Color tour options (though the wildflowers will no longer be available).
  • Yankee Boy Basin is relatively easy compared to most of the other Jeep trails in the area.  This is a good option for those who may not wish to tackle the more difficult destinations in the area.
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