Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Columbia River Gorge (East)

Chenoweth Tableland

Wasco County, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 380'-800'

Current status (as of 9/28/23): not blooming

Notes: Another unofficial option for accessing Chenoweth Plateau is to park next to a small meadow on Chenowith Creek Road (45.6297,-121.2304). Follow a faint trail toward the creek and then upstream until you find a place to cross, then bushwhack up to the trail system.

Peak wildflower bloom at Chenoweth Tableland is typically from late March through April into late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until mid-June.*

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.