Girdwood: Blueberries and trailing currants are small and green. Lots of beautiful blooms on trailing raspberry, salmonberry, cloudberry, bog cranberry. Some small berries forming.
Calvin and Coyle Woodland Park, Homer: Many berry plants flowering. Trailing raspberry, nagoonberry, cloudberry, watermelon berry, along with roses and many other wildflowers. Red currants and trailing black currants, and elderberry have small/medium green berries and a few flowers still here and there. Beach peas blooming and sea chickweed vining all over the peninsula beaches, very pretty.
Resurrection Pass Trail, Hope: Crowberries flowering very nicely. Trailing raspberries flowering in some patches. Ate watermelon berry greens. Still some snow around. (Caribou Creek Cabin.)
Government Peak, Fishhook: Last chance for tons of ripe watermelon berries and trailing raspberries. Rosehips are good everywhere, probably time to gather some.
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.
Nordic trails, Girdwood: Forest- Picked Alaska and Early blueberries. Enough berries are ripe to go picking, but plenty are still green. Trailing black currants and trailing raspberries are plentiful and almost ripe. Perfect watermelon berries, elderberries, and reddening highbush cran plentiful here (like everywhere). In the meadows- cloudberries are plentiful and perfect/tasty! Really good bog blueberries too. Bog cranberries red but not ripe.
Crow Creek Road, Girdwood: Picked some highbush blueberries (early and alaska.) Some ready, others not ripe. Not a great year. Too late for salmonberries. Many trailing raspberries, some ripe and others overripe and mushed.
UAF, Fairbanks: Trailing raspberry berries on trails. Some ripe blueberries. Few crowberries, but ripe. Bunchberries great and tons of them. Lowbush cranberries half ripe and crispy. Highbush cranberries red and nice, still tart.
Resurrection Pass Trail, Hope: Lots of red currants, watermelon berries, and trailing raspberries. High and lowbush cranberries are half ripe. Tons of baneberry, blooming purple and white flowers like monkshead, jacob’s ladder, cow parsnip, etc.