Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Central Oregon

Big Summit Prairie

Crook County, Oregon

Ochoco National Forest & BLM surrounding private land

Fees: none

Elevation: 4460'-4800'

Current status (as of 9/28/22): not blooming

Peak wildflower bloom at Big Summit Prairie is typically from early May through June into early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late April until late July.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Wyethia x cusickii

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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.