Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Southeastern Oregon

Owyhee Lake Road

Malheur County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management & Bureau of Reclamation

Fees: none

Activity: drive + walking/hiking

Elevation: 2250'-2830'

Current status (as of 7/22/24): not blooming

Peak wildflower bloom along Owyhee Lake Road is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-June.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Castilleja angustifolia, Astragalus beckwithii

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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.