Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Washington Cascades (North)
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South Okanagan Grasslands

Osoyoos/Cawston, British Columbia

B.C. Parks

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 1500'-6033'

Current status (as of 6/3/23): blooming

Peak wildflower bloom at South Okanagan Grasslands is typically from early May through June into early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until early August.* (In 2023, things are running about 2 weeks later than usual.)

Typical year:

There's a wide range of terrain here, and therefore a long bloom season, but whether or not you find flowers depends entirely on the elevation.

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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.