Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Western Cascades (Oregon)

Coffin Mountain

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 4734'-5764'

Current status (as of 7/14/24): blooming

Notes: Coffin Mountain is famous for its occasional (and completely unpredictable) "superblooms" of beargrass. While you're in the neighborhood, you may as well hike nearby Bachelor Mountain too.

Peak wildflower bloom on Coffin Mountain is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Xerophyllum tenax

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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.