Northwest Wildflowers

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Horsethief Butte

Klickitat County, Washington

Columbia Hills State Park

Fees: WA Discover Pass

Elevation: 300'-490'

Current status (as of 6/24/22): past peak

Peak wildflower bloom at Horsethief Butte is typically from early March through April into mid-May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early February until early June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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.