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Badger Mountain

Benton County, Washington

Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve

Fees: none

Activity: hiking, mountain biking (on some trails)

Elevation: 765'-1579'

Current status (as of 5/25/24): past peak

Notes: The map on this page shows a 3-mile loop, but there's also a trailhead on the west side of Badger Mountain, and a one-way bike-'n'-hike shuttle (or a long loop) is also possible.

Peak wildflower bloom on Badger Mountain is typically from late March through April into late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Balsamorhiza rosea, Astragalus succumbens, Erigeron piperianus

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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.