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Wildflower Destinations > Southern Oregon/Siskiyous

Babyfoot Lake

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 3980'-4370'

Current status (as of 6/16/24): blooming

Notes: Thanks to the 2002 Biscuit Fire, this hike has very little shade.

Peak wildflower bloom at Babyfoot Lake is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Lewisia cotyledon, Lilium bolanderi

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* The dates given on this Web site for each location's blooming season are only estimates and can vary from year to year. Weather conditions in the winter and spring can shift these dates by up to a month, especially in the mountains. For the latest updates, check the Oregon Wildflowers or PortlandHikers Facebook groups, or browse the most recent postings to iNaturalist or Instagram.