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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Eastern Washington

Okanogan Highlands, Spokane Valley, Columbia Plateau/Basin, The Palouse

not bloomingAbercrombie Mountain

Stevens County, Washington

Colville National Forest

Elevation: 4975'-7308'   Activity: hiking

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

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not bloomingDishman Hills

Spokane County, Washington

Dishman Hills Conservation Area

Elevation: 2385'-3570'   Activity: hiking

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

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not bloomingFishtrap Lake

Lincoln County, Washington

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 1980'-2170'   Activity: walking/biking/hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Fishtrap Lake is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until the end of June.*

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not bloomingHanford Reach/White Bluffs

Grant County, Washington

Hanford Reach National Monument

Elevation: 400'-700'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Hanford Reach/White Bluffs is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-June.*

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not bloomingKamiak Butte

Whitman County, Washington

Kamiak Butte County Park

Elevation: 2900'-3641'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Kamiak Butte 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 bloomingLittle Spokane River

Spokane County, Washington

Little Spokane River Natural Area

Elevation: 1563'-2450'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at the Little Spokane River is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.*

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not bloomingMount Spokane

Spokane County, Washington

Mt. Spokane State Park

Elevation: 3200'-5883'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Spokane is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until late August.*

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not bloomingRattlesnake Slope

Yakima County, Washington

Rattlesnake Slope Wildlife Area (WDFW)

Elevation: 470'-1100'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Rattlesnake Slope is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.*

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not bloomingSherman Pass

Ferry County, Washington

Colville National Forest

Elevation: 5420'-6500'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Sherman Pass is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

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not bloomingSteamboat Rock

Grant County, Washington

Steamboat Rock State Park

Elevation: 1585'-2290'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2019

not bloomingSteptoe Butte

Whitman County, Washington

Steptoe Butte State Park

Elevation: 2600'-3612'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Steptoe Butte 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 bloomingTurnbull NWR

Spokane County, Washington

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

Elevation: 2250'-2350'   Activity: walking/biking/hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Turnbull NWR is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until the end of June.*

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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.