Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Central Washington
Photo from AllTrails

Cowiche Canyon

Yakima County, Washington

Cowiche Canyon Conservancy

Fees: none

Activity: hiking & mountain biking

Elevation: 1285'-1844'

Current status (as of 4/19/24): blooming

Notes: There's an extensive trail network at Cowiche Canyon, with at least four access points; the route shown on this page is just one suggestion that meanders between the easternmost and westernmost trailheads. Be sure to check CCC's web site for the complete trail map and updates on seasonal or temporary closures.

Peak wildflower bloom in Cowiche Canyon is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-June.*

Typical year:

[open map & profile in a new window]

[about these maps]

[return to the Places index]

* 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.