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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Blue Mountains of Oregon

not bloomingAldrich Mountains

Grant County, Oregon

Malheur National Forest

Elevation: 5220'-6987'   Activity: drive

Peak wildflower bloom in the Aldrich Mountains is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingAnthony Lakes

Baker County, Oregon

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Elevation: 7140'-8190'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Anthony Lakes is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingCatherine Creek State Park

Union County, Oregon

Elevation: 3200'-3600'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Catherine Creek State Park is typically from early May through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-July.*

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Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingDixie Butte

Grant County, Oregon

Malheur National Forest

Elevation: 6825'-7592'   Activity: walking/hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Dixie Butte is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingFields Peak

Grant County, Oregon

Malheur National Forest

Elevation: 5530'-7362'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Fields Peak is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingIsqúulktpe Creek Overlook

Umatilla County, Oregon

Blue Mountain Forest State Scenic Corridor

Elevation: 3700'-3740'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Isqúulktpe Creek Overlook is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.*

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Photo albums: 2021, 2022

not bloomingLogan Valley

Grant County, Oregon

Malheur National Forest

Elevation: 4940'-5400'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Logan Valley is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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not bloomingLookout Mountain Road

Baker County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 2373'-7102'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom along Lookout Mountain Road is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.*

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Photo albums: 2017, 2021

not bloomingNorth Fork Umatilla River

Umatilla County, Oregon

Umatilla National Forest

Elevation: 2354'-5100'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at the North Fork Umatilla River is typically from mid-May through mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-August.*

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not bloomingOlds Ferry Road

Washington County, Idaho

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 2080'-2400'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom along Olds Ferry Road is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-June.*

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Photo albums: 2022

not bloomingOlive Lake & Saddle Camp

Grant County, Oregon

Umatilla National Forest

Elevation: 6050'-7080'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Olive Lake & Saddle Camp is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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not bloomingPhillips Lake

Wallowa County, Oregon

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Elevation: 4075'-4125'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Phillips Lake is typically from early May through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-July.*

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not bloomingSkyline Road

Umatilla County, Oregon

Umatilla National Forest

Elevation: 3890'-5815'   Activity: drive

Peak wildflower bloom along Skyline Road is typically from late May through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early August.*

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not bloomingStrawberry Mountain

Grant County, Oregon

Malheur National Forest

Elevation: 6700'-9038'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Strawberry Mountain is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2018, 2021

not bloomingTiger Canyon

Umatilla County, Oregon

Umatilla National Forest

Elevation: 2350'-5700'   Activity: drive

Peak wildflower bloom in Tiger Canyon is typically from early May through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-August.*

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not bloomingTwin Lakes/Elkhorn Crest

Baker County, Oregon

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Elevation: 5520'-8300'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Twin Lakes/Elkhorn Crest is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingVinegar Hill

Grant County, Oregon

Malheur National Forest

Elevation: 6140'-8130'   Activity: drive

Peak wildflower bloom on Vinegar Hill is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2021

* 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.