Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Blue Mountains

Lookout Mountain Road

Baker County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Fees: none

Activity: drive + walking

Elevation: 2373'-7102'

Current status (as of 7/14/24): not blooming

Notes: This is a great place to see the "polychrome lupines" (a multi-colored form of Lupinus arbustus) that are common near the Snake River and Hell's Canyon. If you go during peak wildflower season, there's a chance that the highest parts of the road may be blocked by snow.

Peak wildflower bloom along Lookout Mountain Road is typically from early April through May into early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Lupinus arbustus

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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.