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Wildflower Destinations > High Cascades (Oregon)

Little Three Creek Lake

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Fees: Central Cascades Wilderness Permit (if starting from Three Creeks Lake)

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 6350'-6730'

Current status (as of 4/19/24): not blooming

Peak wildflower bloom at Little Three Creek Lake is typically from late June through July into late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Gentiana newberryi

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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.