Northwest Wildflowers

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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Klamath Mountains

not bloomingCanyon Creek Lakes

Trinity County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 3075'-5770'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Canyon Creek Lakes is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-September.*

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not bloomingCastle Crags

Shasta County, California

Castle Crags State Park

Elevation: 2580'-4705'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Castle Crags is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2012, 2016

bloomingChina Hill

Siskiyou County, California

City of Yreka

Elevation: 2745'-2956'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom on China Hill is typically from early April through early May, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late May.*

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Photo albums: 2021, 2023

not bloomingDeadfall Meadows

Trinity County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6400'-7400'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2009, 2016

not bloomingGunsight-Humbug Ridge

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 4412'-5788'   Activity: drive

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

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingKangaroo Lake

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 6012'-6600'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Kangaroo 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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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingLittle Shasta Meadows

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 6000'-6500'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Little Shasta Meadows 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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not bloomingMount Eddy/Deadfall Lakes

Trinity & Siskiyou Counties, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6850'-9025'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Eddy/Deadfall Lakes is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until mid-September.*

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Photo albums: 2009

not bloomingScott Mountain Summit

Siskiyou & Trinity Counties, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 5200'-5500'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Scott Mountain Summit 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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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingShasta-Trinity Divide

Trinity & Siskiyou Counties, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6100'-6235'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom on the Shasta-Trinity Divide is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2016

not bloomingTaylor Lake

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 6425'-7417'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Taylor 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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* 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.