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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Washington Cascades (North)

Mt. Baker, Glacier Peak, North Cascades National Park, Lake Chelan, & Pasayten Wilderness

not bloomingAlpine Lookout

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3970'-6235'

Peak wildflower bloom at Alpine Lookout 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.)

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not bloomingCascade Pass

Skagit County, Washington

North Cascades National Park

Elevation: 3640'-8700'

Peak wildflower bloom at Cascade Pass 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 later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2016

not bloomingChain Lakes/Artist Point (Mt. Baker)

Whatcom County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 4263'-5220'

Peak wildflower bloom at Chain Lakes/Artist Point 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.)

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Photo albums: 2018

not bloomingCutthroat Lakes/Bald Mountain

Snohomish County, Washington

MBSNF & Morning Star NRCA (DNR)

Elevation: 3060'-4851'

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

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not bloomingE.C. Manning Provincial Park

Manning Park, British Columbia

B.C. Parks

Elevation: 3400'-7453'

Peak wildflower bloom at E.C. Manning Provincial Park is typically from early July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of September.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingEcho Ridge

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 2600'-4324'

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

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not bloomingGreen Mountain Lookout

Snohomish County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3550'-6500'

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

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not bloomingHarts Pass/Tatie Peak

Okanogan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 6165'-7400'

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

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Photo albums: 2016

bloomingLewis Butte

Okanogan County, Washington

Methow/Rendezvous Wildlife Area (WDFW)

Elevation: 2350'-3346'

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

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not bloomingMaple Pass

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4880'-6970'

Peak wildflower bloom at Maple Pass 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 later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2014

not bloomingMeander Meadow/Cady Ridge

Whatcom County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3330'-5440'

Peak wildflower bloom at Meander Meadow/Cady 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 later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2014

not bloomingMonte Cristo/Glacier Basin

Snohomish County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 2350'-4387'

Peak wildflower bloom at Monte Cristo/Glacier Basin 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 later than normal.)

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not bloomingScorpion Mountain

Snohomish County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3563'-5540'

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

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not bloomingScott Paul Trail (Mt. Baker)

Whatcom County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3330'-5440'

Peak wildflower bloom on the Scott Paul Trail 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.)

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Photo albums: 2014

not bloomingSkyline Divide (Mt. Baker)

Whatcom County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 4285'-6850'

Peak wildflower bloom on the Skyline Divide 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.)

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Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingSourdough Mountain

Whatcom County, Washington

North Cascades National Park

Elevation: 900'-5985'

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

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bloomingSouth Okanagan Grasslands

Osoyoos/Cawston, British Columbia

B.C. Parks

Elevation: 1500'-6033'

Peak wildflower bloom at South Okanagan Grasslands is typically from early May through early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until early August.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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not bloomingSummer Blossom/Sawtooth Ridge

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 6380'-7870'

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

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not bloomingTiffany Mountain & Tiffany Lake

Okanogan County, Washington

Colville National Forest

Elevation: 6550'-8242'

Peak wildflower bloom on Tiffany Mountain & Tiffany Lake 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 a little later than normal.)

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not bloomingWindy Pass

Whatcom County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 6257'-7000'

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

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not bloomingYellow Aster Butte

Whatcom County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3670'-6241'

Peak wildflower bloom at Yellow Aster Butte 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.)

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Photo albums: 2021

* 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.