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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

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2005, 2011, 2019

not 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.*

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not 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.*

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not 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.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2016

not 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.*

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

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2014, 2015

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2016, 2021

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2011, 2013, 2017, 2020

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2012

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2018

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2007

not 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.*

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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.*

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Photo albums: 2012, 2013, 2016

not 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.*

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Photo albums: 2020

early/late bloomsRooster 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 late July until early October.*

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Photo albums: 2021

not 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.*

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

not 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.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2012

not 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.*

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.