South Fork Eagle River Trail, Eagle River: Crowberries and blueberries have some green and some ripe berries. Lots of ripe trailing raspberries. Some old trailing black currants and watermelon berries around. Lowbush cranberry is red/unripe and bearberry is mostly green. Prolific mushroom time here like everywhere.
Tangle Lakes, Paxson: Picked bulk blueberries. Plenty to be had both ripe and unripe. Crowberries are ready but unripe in big areas. Alpine bearberries are perfect, and pretty tasty for bearberries. Lowbush cran are red and unripe. Bearberries (kinnikinnick) unripe, some turning red. Lots of soapberries are ready in sunny spots. People eating plenty of edible mushrooms.
Ester Dome, Ester: Red bearberry is ripe and good. Very nice raspberries.
Ester Dome, Ester: Picked highbush cranberry in spots the berries weren’t wrecked. Not very many berries per cluster. Blueberries perfect. Crowberries perfect, very big and sweet this year. Red bearberry perfect. Lowbush cranberries red and fat but crispy, not ripe. Still lots of weird mushrooms everywhere.
Ester Dome, Ester: Picked red currants, ready and nice. Some blueberries ready but mostly too green, look good. Some red bearberries ready. Crowberries look ripe but aren’t. Raspberry, lowbush/highbush cranberry all have green berries. Nagoonberry still flowering.
Murphy Dome, Fairbanks: Picked tons of great black (alpine) bearberries. Good crowberries too.
Ester Dome, Ester: Picked lots of red bearberry and lowbush cranberry. Blueberries are past picking. Tons of bunchberries. Birch leaves are very golden, pretty all over town.
Flattop Mountain trail, Anchorage: Bearberries and crowberries are big and green.
Murphy Dome, Fairbanks: Blueberries are perfect. Big and juicy. A few still not ripe. Picked a ton, with some crowberries too. Crowberry and black bearberry are ripe. Lowbush cranberries are two thirds ripe and there are lots.
Ester Dome, Ester: Picked a ton of mostly blue, also crowberries, raspberries, red bearberry, nagoonberries. Got a few cloudberries too but they’re overripe and squishy.