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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Washington Cascades (Central)

Snoqualmie Pass, Alpine Lakes Wilderness, Wenatchee Mountains, & Mt. Rainier National Park

early bloomsBerkeley Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5400'-6800'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Berkeley Park is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.*

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Photo albums: 2021

early bloomsThe Enchantments

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3425'-7840'   Activity: hiking/backpacking

Peak wildflower bloom in The Enchantments is typically from late July through early September, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until the end of September.*

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Photo albums: 2016, 2020

bloomingEsmeralda Basin/Lake Ann

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4270'-6525'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Esmeralda Basin/Lake Ann is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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bloomingGrand Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4570'-5750'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2021

bloomingIronstone Mountain Trail

Yakima County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Activity: hiking

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

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bloomingKnox Creek/Thorp Mountain

Kittitas County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4223'-5768'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Knox Creek/Thorp Mountain is typically from early June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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bloomingLake Ingalls/Headlight Basin

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4270'-6540'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Lake Ingalls/Headlight Basin is typically from early July through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2013

bloomingMason Lake/Mount Defiance

King County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 2180'-5584'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mason Lake/Mt. Defiance is typically from mid-June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from late May until late August.*

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early bloomsMazama Ridge (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4900'-5800'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Mazama Ridge is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.*

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Photo albums: 2013

bloomingMount Aix

Yakima County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3675'-7769'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. Aix is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2018

early bloomsNaches Peak & Tipsoo Lake

Pierce County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest & Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5300'-5900'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Naches Peak & Tipsoo Lake is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.*

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Photo albums: 2017, 2020

bloomingNavaho Peak

Kittitas County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3065'-7223'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Navaho Peak 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: 2021

bloomingNoble Knob

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 5371'-6011'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Noble Knob is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until the end of August.*

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Photo albums: 2020

early bloomsParadise (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5420'-7040'   Activity: hiking

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

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Photo albums: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021

bloomingRed Top Mountain & Teanaway Ridge

Kittitas County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 5045'-5361'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom on Red Top Mountain & Teanaway Ridge 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: 2021

bloomingSnoqualmie Pass/Snow Lake

King County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3140'-4400'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Snoqualmie Pass/Snow Lake is typically from early July through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2013

bloomingSnoqualmie Summit/Lodge Lake

King County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3020'-3450'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Snoqualmie Summit/Lodge Lake is typically from early July through mid-August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until early September.*

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bloomingSpray Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4950'-6200'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Spray Park is typically from early July through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late June until early September.*

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Photo albums: 2019

early bloomsSummerland (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 3835'-6775'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Summerland is typically from late July through early September, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until late September.*

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Photo albums: 2015

bloomingSunrise/Burroughs Mountain (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 6400'-7830'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Sunrise/Burroughs Mountain is typically from late June through early August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early June until late August.*

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Photo albums: 2014

early bloomsTatoosh Peak

Lewis County, Washington

Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Elevation: 3000'-6050'   Activity: hiking

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

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bloomingTronsen Ridge

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4170'-5800'   Activity: hiking

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.*

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Photo albums: 2019

early bloomsVan Trump Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 3625'-6925'   Activity: hiking

Peak wildflower bloom at Van Trump Park is typically from mid-July through the end of August, but there may be some flowers blooming from early July until mid-September.*

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Photo albums: 2021

* 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.