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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Southeastern Oregon

South-Central Oregon, Steens Mountain, the Great Basin, & Owyhee Canyonlands

past peakAlvord Desert

Harney County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 4000'-4400'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Alvord Desert is typically from early May through late June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late April until early July.*

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Photo albums: 2022

past peakFort Rock

Lake County, Oregon

Fort Rock State Natural Area

Elevation: 4350'-4500'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Fort Rock is typically from early May through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-April until mid-July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

bloomingHager Mountain

Lake County, Oregon

Fremont-Winema National Forest

Elevation: 5655'-7185'   Activity: hiking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

not bloomingLeslie Gulch

Malheur County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 2670'-4861'   Activity: drive + hiking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingModoc Rim

Klamath County, Oregon

Fremont-Winema National Forest

Elevation: 4170'-5400'   Activity: drive + walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Modoc Rim is typically from late April through late June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2016

bloomingNorth Warner Mountains

Lake County, Oregon

Fremont-Winema National Forest

Elevation: 6540'-8407'   Activity: hiking + drive

Peak wildflower bloom in the North Warner Mountains is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

not bloomingOwyhee Lake Road

Malheur County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management & Bureau of Reclamation

Elevation: 2250'-2830'   Activity: drive + walking/hiking

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.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

past peakPueblo Mountains

Harney County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 5175'-7000'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom in the Pueblo Mountains is typically from early May through early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until mid-July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

bloomingSteens Mountain

Harney County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 4193'-9733'   Activity: drive + hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Steens Mountain 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.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2019, 2022, 2023

not bloomingSuccor Creek

Malheur County, Oregon

Succor Creek State Natural Area

Elevation: 2500'-4000'   Activity: drive + walking/hiking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2021, 2022

not bloomingThree Forks

Malheur County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 3950'-4820'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Three Forks is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

bloomingWinter Ridge

Lake County, Oregon

Fremont-Winema National Forest

Elevation: 4255'-7060'   Activity: drive

Peak wildflower bloom on Winter Ridge is typically from late May through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early August.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

* 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.