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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Mt. Hood Area

bloomingBarrett Spur (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4500'-7400'

Peak wildflower bloom at Barrett Spur is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2021

bloomingBonney Meadows/Boulder Lake

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4365'-5230'

Peak wildflower bloom at Bonney Meadows/Boulder Lake is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

bloomingBottle Prairie

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4550'-4900'

Peak wildflower bloom at Bottle Prairie is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

bloomingLost Lake

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3148'-3300'

Peak wildflower bloom at Lost Lake is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingMirror Lake/Tom Dick & Harry

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3650'-5066'

Peak wildflower bloom at Mirror Lake/Tom Dick & Harry is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2005, 2013, 2015

bloomingVista Ridge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4500'-5830'

Peak wildflower bloom on Vista Ridge is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2021

bloomingBald Mountain (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3940'-4440'

Peak wildflower bloom on Bald Mountain is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2020

bloomingLookout Mountain & High Prairie

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5950'-6525'

Peak wildflower bloom on Lookout Mountain & High Prairie is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2016, 2018, 2021

bloomingElk Meadows (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4457'-5275'

Peak wildflower bloom at Elk Meadows is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2009

bloomingMcNeil Point (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3940'-6600'

Peak wildflower bloom at McNeil Point is typically from mid-June through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2020

bloomingTimberline Lodge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5450'-6000'

Peak wildflower bloom at Timberline Lodge is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until late August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2005, 2012

bloomingCathedral Ridge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3420'-5910'

Peak wildflower bloom on Cathedral Ridge is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2005

bloomingCooper Spur (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5850'-8950'

Peak wildflower bloom at Cooper Spur is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2005, 2007, 2017

bloomingEden Park & Cairn Basin (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4500'-5910'

Peak wildflower bloom at Eden Park & Cairn Basin is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingElk Cove (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3250'-5600'

Peak wildflower bloom at Elk Cove is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2007, 2013, 2016

bloomingMount Hood Meadows

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 5355'-6500'

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Hood Meadows is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingParadise Park (Mt. Hood)

Clackamas County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 4765'-6000'

Peak wildflower bloom at Paradise Park is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2006, 2009, 2011

bloomingPinnacle Ridge (Mt. Hood)

Hood River County, Oregon

Mt. Hood National Forest

Elevation: 3650'-6000'

Peak wildflower bloom on Pinnacle Ridge is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2006, 2007, 2013, 2020

* 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.