Northwest Wildflowers

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Saddle Mountain

Clatsop County, Oregon

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 1650'-3266'

Current status (as of 5/25/24): blooming

Notes: Finally re-opened in September 2023.

Peak wildflower bloom on Saddle Mountain is typically from mid-May through June into mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Cardamine pattersonii, Micranthes hitchcockiana, Elliottia pyroliflora, Synthyris schizantha, Lloydia serotina, Erythronium revolutum

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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.