Northwest Wildflowers

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Hand Lake Meadows

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: walking

Elevation: 4742'-4835'

Current status (as of 6/3/23): not blooming

Peak wildflower bloom at Hand Lake Meadows is typically from early July through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2023, things are running a little later than usual.)

Typical year:

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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.