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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Northern California

Mt. Shasta, Modoc Plateau, & southern Klamath Mountains (Salmon Mountains, Marble Mountains, Trinity Alps)

not bloomingCanyon Creek Lakes

Trinity County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Peak wildflower bloom at Canyon Creek Lakes is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early September.*

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not bloomingCastle Crags

Siskiyou County, California

Castle Crags State Park

Elevation: 2580'-4705'

Peak wildflower bloom at Castle Crags is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2012, 2016

not bloomingChina Hill

Siskiyou County, California

City of Yreka

Elevation: 2750'-2956'

Peak wildflower bloom on China Hill is typically from early April through the end of April, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-May.*

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Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingClear Creek (Mt. Shasta)

Siskiyou County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6476'-8447'

Peak wildflower bloom at Clear Creek is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2016

not bloomingDeadfall Meadows

Siskiyou County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6400'-7400'

Peak wildflower bloom at Deadfall Meadows is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2009, 2016

not bloomingGillem Bluff

Siskiyou County, California

Modoc National Forest & Lava Beds N.M.

Elevation: 4290'-4600'

Peak wildflower bloom at Gillem Bluff is typically from late April through late June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until mid-July.*

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not bloomingGunsight-Humbug Ridge

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 4412'-5788'

Peak wildflower bloom on Gunsight-Humbug Ridge is typically from early April through mid-May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingKangaroo Lake

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 6012'-6600'

Peak wildflower bloom at Kangaroo Lake is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingLava Beds

Siskiyou County, California

Lava Beds National Monument

Elevation: 4060'-5070'

Peak wildflower bloom at Lava Beds is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.*

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not bloomingLittle Shasta Meadow

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 6000'-6500'

Peak wildflower bloom at Little Shasta Meadow is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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not bloomingMount Eddy/Deadfall Lakes

Siskiyou County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6850'-9025'

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Eddy/Deadfall Lakes is typically from late June through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late September.*

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Photo albums: 2009

not bloomingPanther Meadow (Mt. Shasta)

Siskiyou County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 7445'-7727'

Peak wildflower bloom at Panther Meadow is typically from early July through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-June until mid-September.*

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Photo albums: 2017

not bloomingScott Mountain Summit

Siskiyou/Trinity County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 5200'-5500'

Peak wildflower bloom at Scott Mountain Summit is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingShasta-Trinity Divide

Siskiyou County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 6100'-6235'

Peak wildflower bloom on the Shasta-Trinity Divide is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2016

not bloomingSouth Gate Meadows (Mt. Shasta)

Siskiyou County, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Elevation: 7465'-8180'

Peak wildflower bloom at South Gate Meadows is typically from early July through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-June until mid-September.*

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not bloomingTaylor Lake

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 6425'-7417'

Peak wildflower bloom at Taylor Lake is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

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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.