Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Blue Mountains

North Fork Umatilla River

Umatilla County, Oregon

Umatilla National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 2354'-5100'

Current status (as of 6/3/23): blooming

Peak wildflower bloom at the North Fork Umatilla River is typically from mid-May through June into mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-August.* (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.