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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Southern Oregon/Siskiyous

Rogue Valley, Illinois Valley, Sky Lakes, Klamath Lake, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, & the Siskiyou Mountains — including a small slice of northwestern California

bloomingIllinois River Trail

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 900'-1638'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on the Illinois River Trail is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until late June.*

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Photo albums: 2022

not bloomingBabyfoot Lake

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 3980'-4370'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Babyfoot Lake is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2017

bloomingWimer Road

Curry & Del Norte Counties, Oregon & California

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest & Six Rivers National Forest

Elevation: 840'-3095'   Activity: drive

Peak wildflower bloom along Wimer Road is typically from early April through the end of June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-July.*

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Photo albums: 2022, 2023

bloomingDays Gulch/T.J. Howell Botanical Drive

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1200'-4252'   Activity: drive + walking/hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Days Gulch/T.J. Howell Botanical Drive is typically from early April through late June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-July.*

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Photo albums: 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021

bloomingRough and Ready Creek

Josephine County, Oregon

BLM, US Forest Service, & Oregon State Parks

Elevation: 1330'-1450'   Activity: walking

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

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Photo albums: 2018, 2020, 2022

bloomingKerby Flat & Star Flat

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1170'-1685'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Kerby Flat & Star Flat is typically from early April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

bloomingLittle Illinois River Falls

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1200'-1375'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Little Illinois River Falls is typically from early April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2018, 2020

bloomingEight Dollar Mountain

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1350'-1400'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom on Eight Dollar Mountain is typically from early April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2017, 2018, 2021

bloomingDeer Creek/$8 Mountain

Josephine County, Oregon

BLM & Siskiyou Field Institute

Elevation: 1322'-1500'   Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Deer Creek/$8 Mountain is typically from early April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2020, 2021

bloomingWaldo-Takilma & French Flat

Josephine County, Oregon

Waldo-Taklima ACEC & French Flat ACEC (BLM)

Activity: walking

Peak wildflower bloom at Waldo-Takilma & French Flat is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until late June.*

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Photo albums: 2022

bloomingRogue River Trail

Josephine County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 420'-850'   Activity: hiking or backpacking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2022

bloomingWaters Creek

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1300'-1586'   Activity: walking + hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Waters Creek is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.*

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bloomingLimpy Creek

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 1280'-1420'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Limpy Creek is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

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Photo albums: 2018

not bloomingBig Tree Trail (Oregon Caves)

Josephine County, Oregon

Oregon Caves National Monument

Elevation: 3970'-5137'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on the Big Tree Trail is typically from mid-May through mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

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not bloomingMount Elijah/Bigelow Lakes

Josephine County, Oregon

Oregon Caves National Preserve

Elevation: 5364'-6390'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Elijah/Bigelow Lakes is typically from early June through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

early bloomsSexton Mountain

Josephine County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 3000'-3833'   Activity: walking/hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Sexton Mountain is typically from late April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

bloomingCathedral Hills

Josephine County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 1147'-1530'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom in the Cathedral Hills is typically from mid-March through mid-May, but there may be some flowers blooming from late February until early June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2018

not bloomingWhisky Peak

Josephine County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 5910'-6489'   Activity: hiking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingKing Mountain Rock Garden

Josephine County, Oregon

King Mountain ACEC (BLM)

Elevation: 4900'-5033'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at King Mountain Rock Garden is typically from late May through early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

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Photo albums: 2017

not bloomingCook and Green Pass

Siskiyou County, California

Klamath National Forest

Elevation: 4670'-6040'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Cook and Green Pass is typically from late May through late July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

early bloomsEast Applegate Ridge

Jackson County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 1860'-3200'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on East Applegate Ridge is typically from late April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.*

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Photo albums: 2020

bloomingJacksonville Woodlands

Jackson County, Oregon

BLM & City of Jacksonville

Elevation: 1620'-1893'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Jacksonville Woodlands is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until mid-June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2018

bloomingLower Table Rock

Jackson County, Oregon

BLM & The Nature Conservancy

Elevation: 1247'-2027'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Lower Table Rock is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from late February until late June.*

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Photo albums: 2018

not bloomingTamarack Meadow

Jackson County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 5825'-6100'   Activity: walking

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

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Photo albums: 2020

bloomingWhetstone Savanna

Jackson County, Oregon

Nature Conservancy

Elevation: 1240'-1260'   Activity: walking

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

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Photo albums: 2020

bloomingUpper Table Rock

Jackson County, Oregon

BLM & The Nature Conservancy

Elevation: 1310'-2075'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Upper Table Rock is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from late February until late June.*

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingSiskiyou Crest

Jackson County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou & Klamath National Forests

Elevation: 5800'-7025'   Activity: drive + hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on the Siskiyou Crest is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2020, 2021

bloomingLithia Park

Jackson County, Oregon

City of Ashland

Elevation: 2200'-3200'   Activity: hiking

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

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early bloomsViewpoint Mike/Lost Creek Lake

Jackson County, Oregon

Army Corps of Engineers

Elevation: 1600'-2600'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Viewpoint Mike/Lost Creek Lake is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-July.*

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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingGrizzly Peak

Jackson County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 5240'-5920'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2017

not bloomingPilot Rock

Jackson County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 4908'-5908'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Pilot 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: 2016, 2020

not bloomingGreensprings Mountain

Jackson County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 4800'-4970'   Activity: hiking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2017

not bloomingBoccard Point

Jackson County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 5138'-5734'   Activity: hiking

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

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingHobart Bluff

Jackson County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 5215'-5502'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Hobart Bluff 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: 2016, 2020

* 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.