Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Blue Mountains

Kendall Skyline Road

Columbia County, Washington

Umatilla National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: drive

Elevation: 3000'-5732'

Current status (as of 6/8/23): blooming

Peak wildflower bloom along Kendall Skyline Road 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.* (In 2023, things are running a little later than usual.)

Typical year:

At the intersection of Forest Roads 46 and 64, you can head back north toward U.S. Highway 12, or you can turn south and continue into Oregon on a very rough road, eventually connecting with Highway 204 at Langdon Lake/Tollgate.

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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.