Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Washington Cascades (Central)

Tronsen Ridge

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Fees: NW Forest Pass

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 4170'-5800'

Current status (as of 6/8/23): early blooms

Peak wildflower bloom on Tronsen Ridge is typically from early June through mid-July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until early August.* (In 2023, things are running a little later than usual.)

Typical year:

The northern trailhead is up a pretty rough road. The southern trailhead is accessible to all vehicles.

Featured plants: Calochortus lyallii, Lewisiopsis tweedyi

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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.