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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: High Cascades (Oregon)

Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson, Three Sisters, Diamond Peak, Mt. Thielsen, Crater Lake

bloomingAnnie Creek Canyon (Crater Lake)

Klamath County, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park

Elevation: 5738'-6022'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom in Annie Creek Canyon is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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bloomingBald Mountain (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3940'-4440'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Bald Mountain is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until early August.*

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Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2020

bloomingBarrett Spur (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4500'-7400'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Barrett Spur is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early August.*

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Photo albums: 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2021

bloomingBonney Meadows/Boulder Lake

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4365'-5230'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Bonney Meadows/Boulder Lake is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

bloomingBottle Prairie

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4550'-4900'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Bottle Prairie 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: 2020

bloomingCanyon Creek Meadows (Three-Fingered Jack)

Jefferson County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 5150'-6500'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Canyon Creek Meadows is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2015, 2020

bloomingCastle Crest Wildflower Trail (Crater Lake)

Klamath County, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park

Elevation: 6386'-6470'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on the Castle Crest Wildflower Trail is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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bloomingCathedral Ridge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3420'-5910'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Cathedral Ridge 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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Photo albums: 2005

bloomingChucksney Mountain

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3740'-   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Chucksney Mountain is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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bloomingCooper Spur (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5850'-8950'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Cooper Spur 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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Photo albums: 2005, 2007, 2017

bloomingCrater Lake Rim

Klamath County, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park

Elevation: 7000'-8000'   Activity: drive + walking/hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Crater Lake Rim is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2011

bloomingDiamond Lake

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 5187'-5270'   Activity: walking

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

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Photo albums: 2013

bloomingDunlop Meadows

Jackson County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 3670'-3750'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Dunlop Meadows is typically from mid-May through mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

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bloomingEden Park & Cairn Basin (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4500'-5910'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Eden Park & Cairn Basin 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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bloomingElk Cove (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3250'-5600'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Elk Cove 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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Photo albums: 2007, 2013, 2016

bloomingElk Meadows (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4457'-5275'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2009

bloomingFuji Mountain

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 6182'-7144'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2018

bloomingGold Lake Bog

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4810'-4840'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Gold Lake Bog is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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bloomingGreat Meadow/High Lakes Trail

Klamath County, Oregon

Fremont-Winema National Forest

Elevation: 4960'-4970'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Great Meadow/High Lakes Trail is typically from late May through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early August.*

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bloomingGreen Lakes/Broken Top

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 5440'-8990'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Green Lakes/Broken Top is typically from early July through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2016

bloomingHand Lake Meadows

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4800'-4850'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Hand Lake Meadows is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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Photo albums: 2012

bloomingHuckleberry Lake

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 5123'-5275'   Activity: hiking

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

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bloomingJefferson Park

Marion County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4115'-5900'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Jefferson Park 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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Photo albums: 2007, 2009, 2012, 2019

bloomingLinton Lake

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3500'-3700'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Linton Lake 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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bloomingLittle Three Creek Lake

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 6350'-6730'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Little Three Creek Lake 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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Photo albums: 2022

bloomingLookout Mountain & High Prairie

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5950'-6525'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Lookout Mountain & High Prairie is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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Photo albums: 2016, 2018, 2021

bloomingLost Lake

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3148'-3300'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Lost Lake is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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bloomingMcNeil Point (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3940'-6600'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at McNeil Point is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until late August.*

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Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2020

bloomingMirror Lake/Tom Dick & Harry

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3650'-5066'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mirror Lake/Tom Dick & Harry is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until early August.*

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Photo albums: 2005, 2013, 2015

bloomingMount Hood Meadows

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5355'-6500'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Hood Meadows 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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Photo albums: 2013, 2021

bloomingMount Scott (Crater Lake)

Klamath County, Oregon

Crater Lake National Park

Elevation: 7690'-8921'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Scott is typically from early July through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

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bloomingParadise Park (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4765'-6000'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Paradise Park 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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Photo albums: 2006, 2009, 2011

bloomingPinnacle Ridge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3650'-6000'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Pinnacle Ridge 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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Photo albums: 2006, 2007, 2013, 2020

bloomingSilent Creek

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 5203'-5238'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Silent Creek is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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bloomingSisters Mirror Lake

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 5474'-6108'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Sisters Mirror Lake 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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bloomingSoda Creek

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 5440'-6725'   Activity: hiking

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

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closedSpirit Lake

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4800'-5200'   Activity: hiking

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

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early bloomsTam McArthur Rim

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 6525'-8370'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Tam McArthur Rim is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late June until late September.*

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Photo albums: 2013

bloomingTimberline Lodge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5450'-6000'   Activity: walking + hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2005, 2012

bloomingTodd Lake

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Elevation: 6110'-6173'   Activity: hiking

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

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bloomingToolbox Meadow

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 4380'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Toolbox Meadow 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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bloomingVista Ridge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4500'-5830'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Vista Ridge is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of July.*

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Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2021

bloomingWaldo Lake

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 5420'-5450'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Waldo Lake is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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bloomingWood River

Klamath County, Oregon

Fremont-Winema National Forest

Elevation: 4180'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at the Wood River is typically from mid-May through mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

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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.