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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Central Oregon Coast

bloomingCape Perpetua

Lincoln County, Oregon

Siuslaw National Forest

Elevation: 10'-800'

Peak wildflower bloom at Cape Perpetua is typically from mid-April through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2017, 2020

early/late bloomsCascade Head

Tillamook County, Oregon

Nature Conservancy & USFS

Elevation: 15'-1272'

Peak wildflower bloom at Cascade Head is typically from early May through early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until early August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2008, 2019

early/late bloomsGod's Thumb

Lincoln County, Oregon

Siuslaw National Forest

Elevation: 234'-605'

Peak wildflower bloom at God's Thumb is typically from early May through early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late April until late July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2019

bloomingHeceta Head/Hobbit Beach

Lane County, Oregon

Washburne Memorial State Park

Elevation: 10'-522'

Peak wildflower bloom at Heceta Head/Hobbit Beach is typically from mid-April through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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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.