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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Mt. Rainier Area

bloomingMount Aix

Yakima County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3675'-7769'

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Aix 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 a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2018

bloomingNoble Knob

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 5371'-6011'

Peak wildflower bloom at Noble Knob 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 a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

bloomingSunrise/Burroughs Mountain (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 6400'-7830'

Peak wildflower bloom at Sunrise/Burroughs Mountain 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 a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2014

bloomingGrand Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4570'-5750'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

bloomingSpray Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4950'-6200'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2019

bloomingBerkeley Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5400'-6800'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

bloomingMazama Ridge (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4900'-5800'

Peak wildflower bloom on Mazama Ridge is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2013

bloomingNaches Peak & Tipsoo Lake

Pierce County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest & Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5300'-5900'

Peak wildflower bloom on Naches Peak & Tipsoo Lake is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2017, 2020

bloomingParadise (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5420'-7040'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021

bloomingTatoosh Peak

Lewis County, Washington

Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Elevation: 3000'-6050'

Peak wildflower bloom on Tatoosh Peak is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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bloomingVan Trump Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 3625'-6925'

Peak wildflower bloom at Van Trump Park is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

bloomingSummerland (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 3835'-6775'

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2015

* 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.