Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Blue Mountains

Kleinschmidt Grade & Council‑Cuprum Road

Adams County, Idaho

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: drive + hiking

Elevation: 1710'-5036'

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

Peak wildflower bloom at Kleinschmidt Grade & Council-Cuprum Road is typically from mid-April through May into mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.* (In 2023, things are running a little later than usual.)

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.