Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Blue Mountains

Hells Canyon Scenic Byway

Wallowa County, Oregon

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: drive

Elevation: 2278'-6113'

Current status (as of 7/19/24): past peak

Peak wildflower bloom along Hells Canyon Scenic Byway is typically from mid-May through June into mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

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.