Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Southern Oregon/Siskiyous

Rogue River Trail

Josephine County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Fees: none

Elevation: 420'-850'

Current status (as of 9/28/22): not blooming

Peak wildflower bloom on the Rogue River Trail is typically from early April through May into early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Typical year:

Notes: The full Rogue River National Recreation Trail is 40 miles long, but you can do a short day hike along the north side of the river from either end. On the east side, you can also choose to hike along the south side of the river for a couple of miles (on the Rainie Falls Trail); the wildflowers are quite different on the shady side of the valley.

Featured plants: Delphinium nudicaule

[open map & profile in a new window]

[About these maps]

[return to the Places index]

* 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.