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Wildflower Destinations > High Cascades (Oregon)

Bald Mountain (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Fees: NW Forest Pass

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 3940'-4440'

Current status (as of 7/19/24): blooming

Notes: Bald Mountain is usually visited as part of a hike to McNeil Point, but it can be a stand-alone trip if you're looking for something shorter, or if it's early in the season and McNeil Point is still buried under snow.

Peak wildflower bloom on Bald Mountain is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until early August.*

Typical year:

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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.