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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Western Cascades (Oregon)

The older, more eroded, densely forested mountains to the west of the High Cascades: the Clackamas Foothills, Linn County and Lane County Cascades, and the Rogue-Umpqua Divide

not bloomingAbbott Butte

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 5080'-6131'

Peak wildflower bloom at Abbott Butte 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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not bloomingAnderson Camp

Douglas County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 4950'-5408'

Peak wildflower bloom at Anderson Camp 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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not bloomingBachelor Mountain

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4150'-5939'

Peak wildflower bloom on Bachelor Mountain 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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Photo albums: 2019

not bloomingBalm Mountain

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 5410'-6129'

Peak wildflower bloom on Balm Mountain 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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closedBlair Lake Meadows

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4784'-5590'

Peak wildflower bloom at Blair Lake Meadows 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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Photo albums: 2018

not bloomingBohemia Mountain & Fairview Peak

Lane County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 5382'-5990'

Peak wildflower bloom on Bohemia Mountain & Fairview Peak 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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not bloomingBristow Prairie

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4550'-5470'

Peak wildflower bloom at Bristow Prairie 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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not bloomingBrowder Ridge

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3655'-5750'

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

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Photo albums: 2020

closedBunchgrass Ridge

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4943'-5700'

Peak wildflower bloom on Bunchgrass Ridge 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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Photo albums: 2018

not bloomingCallahan Meadow

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 2300'-2750'

Peak wildflower bloom at Callahan Meadow 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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not bloomingCastle Rock

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3162'-3808'

Peak wildflower bloom at Castle Rock 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 bloomingCoffin Mountain

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4734'-5764'

Peak wildflower bloom on Coffin Mountain 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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Photo albums: 2019

not bloomingCone Peak & Iron Mountain

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4087'-5455'

Peak wildflower bloom on Cone Peak & Iron Mountain 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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Photo albums: 2006, 2016

not bloomingCrescent Mountain

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3600'-5770'

Peak wildflower bloom on Crescent 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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not bloomingDeception Butte

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3250'-3560'

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

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not bloomingEcho Basin

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4160'-4830'

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

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not bloomingGrasshopper Meadows

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4550'-5460'

Peak wildflower bloom at Grasshopper Meadows 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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not bloomingGrasshopper Mountain

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 3610'-5523'

Peak wildflower bloom on Grasshopper Mountain 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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not bloomingHemlock Lake & Yellow Jacket Glade

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 4425'-5250'

Peak wildflower bloom at Hemlock Lake & Yellow Jacket Glade 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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not bloomingHorsepasture Mountain

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4728'-5633'

Peak wildflower bloom on Horsepasture Mountain 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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not bloomingHummingbird Meadows/Muir Creek

Douglas County, Oregon

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Elevation: 4468'-4950'

Peak wildflower bloom at Hummingbird Meadows/Muir Creek 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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not bloomingIllahee Rock

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 4827'-5382'

Peak wildflower bloom at Illahee Rock 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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not bloomingLookout Creek

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 2360'-3400'

Peak wildflower bloom at Lookout Creek 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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not bloomingLowder Mountain

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4665'-5480'

Peak wildflower bloom on Lowder Mountain 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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not bloomingMoon Point & Youngs Rock

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4440'-5160'

Peak wildflower bloom at Moon Point & Youngs Rock 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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not bloomingMount June & Sawtooth Rock

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette & Umpqua National Forests

Elevation: 3715'-4618'

Peak wildflower bloom at Mt. June & Sawtooth Rock 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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closedNasty Rock & Not Nasty Rock

Clackamas County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 4180'-4625'

Peak wildflower bloom at Nasty Rock & Not Nasty Rock 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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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingPatterson Mountain/Lone Wolf Shelter

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4100'-4500'

Peak wildflower bloom on Patterson Mountain/Lone Wolf Shelter 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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closedPotter Mountain

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Peak wildflower bloom on Potter Mountain 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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not bloomingRattlesnake Mountain

Douglas County, Oregon

Umpqua National Forest

Elevation: 5420'-6656'

Peak wildflower bloom on Rattlesnake Mountain 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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not bloomingTable Rock

Clackamas County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 3373'-4887'

Peak wildflower bloom at Table Rock 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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Photo albums: 2020

not bloomingTidbits Mountain

Linn County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 4060'-5184'

Peak wildflower bloom on Tidbits Mountain 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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not bloomingTire Mountain

Lane County, Oregon

Willamette National Forest

Elevation: 3728'-4329'

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

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Photo albums: 2018

* 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.