Northwest Wildflowers

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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Illinois River Valley

not bloomingBabyfoot Lake

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 3980'-4370'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2017

not bloomingDays Gulch/T.J. Howell Botanical Drive

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1200'-4252'

Peak wildflower bloom at Days Gulch/T.J. Howell Botanical Drive is typically from early April through late June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021

not bloomingDeer Creek/$8 Mountain

Josephine County, Oregon

BLM & Siskiyou Field Institute

Elevation: 1322'-1500'

Peak wildflower bloom at Deer Creek/$8 Mountain is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2020, 2021

not bloomingEight Dollar Mountain

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1350'-1400'

Peak wildflower bloom on Eight Dollar Mountain is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2017, 2018, 2021

not bloomingIllinois River Trail

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 900'-1638'

Peak wildflower bloom on the Illinois River Trail is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until the end of June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

not bloomingKerby Flat & Star Flat

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1170'-1685'

Peak wildflower bloom at Kerby Flat & Star Flat is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingLittle Illinois River Falls

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1200'-1375'

Peak wildflower bloom at Little Illinois River Falls is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2018, 2020

not bloomingRough and Ready Creek

Josephine County, Oregon

BLM, US Forest Service, & Oregon State Parks

Elevation: 1330'-1450'

Peak wildflower bloom at Rough and Ready Creek is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from late February until late June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2018, 2020, 2022

* 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.