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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

not bloomingBerkeley Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5400'-6800'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingThe Enchantments

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3425'-7840'

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.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2016, 2020

not bloomingEsmerelda Basin

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4270'-5975'

Peak wildflower bloom at Esmerelda Basin is typically from early July through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-June until mid-September.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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not bloomingGrand Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4570'-5750'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

bloomingKnox Creek/Thorp Mountain

Kittitas County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4223'-5768'

Peak wildflower bloom at Knox Creek/Thorp Mountain is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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not bloomingLake Ingalls/Headlight Basin

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4270'-6540'

Peak wildflower bloom at Lake Ingalls/Headlight Basin is typically from early July through late August, but there may be some flowers blooming from late June until early September.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2013

early/late bloomsMason Lake/Mount Defiance

King County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 2180'-5584'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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closedMount Aix

Yakima County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3675'-7769'

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

not bloomingNaches Peak & Tipsoo Lake

Pierce County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest & Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5300'-5900'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2017, 2020

bloomingNavaho Peak

Kittitas County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 3065'-7223'

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.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

early/late bloomsNoble Knob

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 5371'-6011'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingParadise (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 5420'-7040'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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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'

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.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2021

not bloomingSnoqualmie Pass/Snow Lake

King County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3140'-4400'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2013

not bloomingSnoqualmie Summit/Lodge Lake

King County, Washington

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Elevation: 3020'-3450'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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not bloomingSpray Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 4950'-6200'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2019

not bloomingSummerland (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 3835'-6775'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2015

not bloomingSunrise/Burroughs Mountain (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 6400'-7830'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2014

not bloomingTatoosh Peak

Lewis County, Washington

Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Elevation: 3000'-6050'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingTronsen Ridge

Chelan County, Washington

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

Elevation: 4170'-5800'

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 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2019

not bloomingVan Trump Park (Mt. Rainier)

Pierce County, Washington

Mt. Rainier National Park

Elevation: 3625'-6925'

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.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

Links:
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.