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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Columbia River Gorge (West)

Troutdale to Hood River on the Oregon side, Camas to Carson on the Washington side

bloomingAngel's Rest

Multnomah County, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Elevation: 120'-1571'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2005, 2011, 2019

bloomingCape Horn

Skamania County, Washington

Columbia River Gorge NSA

Elevation: 120'-1300'

Peak wildflower bloom at Cape Horn is typically from late April through late 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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bloomingChinidere Mountain

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3970'-4673'

Peak wildflower bloom on Chinidere Mountain is typically from late May through early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingCook Hill

Skamania County, Washington

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Elevation: 214'-3014'

Peak wildflower bloom on Cook Hill is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2016

bloomingDog Mountain

Skamania County, Washington

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Elevation: 110'-2948'

Peak wildflower bloom on Dog Mountain is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019

bloomingEagle Creek

Hood River County, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Elevation: 150'-1200'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2014, 2015

bloomingGrassy Knoll

Skamania County, Washington

Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Elevation: 2845'-3770'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2016, 2021

bloomingHamilton Mountain

Skamania County, Washington

Beacon Rock State Park

Elevation: 1070'-2438'

Peak wildflower bloom on Hamilton Mountain is typically from late April through late June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2011, 2013, 2017, 2020

bloomingHardy Ridge

Skamania County, Washington

Beacon Rock State Park

Elevation: 780'-2957'

Peak wildflower bloom on Hardy Ridge is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2012

bloomingLacamas Park

Clark County, Washington

Clark County Parks

Elevation: 50'-320'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2018

bloomingLarch Mountain Crater

Multnomah County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 2782'-4050'

Peak wildflower bloom at Larch Mountain Crater is typically from early June through mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2007

bloomingMcCord Creek/Elowah Falls

Multnomah County, Oregon

Oregon State Parks & USFS

Elevation: 125'-540'

Peak wildflower bloom at McCord Creek/Elowah Falls is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2011, 2021

closedMunra Point

Multnomah County, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Elevation: 80'-1887'

Peak wildflower bloom at Munra Point is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until the end of June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2012, 2013, 2016

bloomingNestor Peak

Klickitat County, Washington

Washington Dept. of Natural Resources

Elevation: 1860'-3143'

Peak wildflower bloom on Nestor Peak is typically from early May through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until early July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingRooster Rock/Sand Island

Multnomah County, Oregon

Rooster Rock State Park

Elevation: 10'-60'

Peak wildflower bloom at Rooster Rock/Sand Island is typically from mid-August through mid-September, but there may be some flowers blooming from early August until the end of September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

bloomingSilver Star Mountain

Skamania County, Washington

Yacolt Burn State Forest & Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Elevation: 2385'-4374'

Peak wildflower bloom on Silver Star Mountain is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2019

bloomingTable Mountain

Skamania County, Washington

Columbia River Gorge (USFS) & Washington DNR

Elevation: 128'-3417'

Peak wildflower bloom on Table Mountain is typically from early May through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-July.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2012

bloomingWahkeena Falls & Multnomah Falls

Multnomah County, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge (USFS)

Elevation: 45'-1574'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2011, 2019

* 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.