Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Columbia River Gorge (East)

Catherine Creek

Klickitat County, Washington

Columbia River Gorge NSA

Fees: none

Elevation: 170'-1500'

Current status (as of 6/29/22): past peak

Peak wildflower bloom at Catherine Creek is typically from early March through April into late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early February until late June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Typical year:

Notes: Tons of wildflower diversity, and an easy paved trail (in addition to normal hiking and mountain bike trails).

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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.