Northwest Wildflowers

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Wildflower Destinations in the Pacific Northwest

Region: Willamette Valley & Puget Sound

The lowlands west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon: Bellingham, Bremerton, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Portland, Salem, Eugene, Roseburg

bloomingBaskett Slough

Polk County, Oregon

Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Elevation: 250'-444'

Peak wildflower bloom at Baskett Slough is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-July.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2016, 2019

early/late bloomsCamassia Natural Area

Clackamas County, Oregon

Nature Conservancy

Elevation: 250'-370'

Peak wildflower bloom at Camassia Natural Area is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2016, 2019

early/late bloomsCanemah Bluff

Clackamas County, Oregon

Oregon Metro

Elevation: 100'-370'

Peak wildflower bloom at Canemah Bluff is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2020

bloomingCooper Mountain Nature Park

Washington County, Oregon

Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation

Elevation: 428'-766'

Peak wildflower bloom at Cooper Mountain Nature Park is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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bloomingEbey's Landing

Island County, Washington

Ebey's Landing State Park & Nature Conservancy

Elevation: 10'-260'

Peak wildflower bloom at Ebey's Landing is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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early/late bloomsFinley NWR

Benton County, Oregon

William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge

Elevation: 325'-440'

Peak wildflower bloom at Finley NWR is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2017

bloomingGoose Rock

Island County, Washington

Deception Pass State Park

Elevation: 160'-484'

Peak wildflower bloom at Goose Rock is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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early/late bloomsHorse Rock Ridge

Linn County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 2170'-2864'

Peak wildflower bloom on Horse Rock Ridge is typically from early May through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until early July.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2014, 2021

bloomingKingston Prairie

Linn County, Oregon

Greenbelt Land Trust

Elevation: 710'-780'

Peak wildflower bloom at Kingston Prairie is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2017, 2021

early/late bloomsLiberty Hill

Columbia County, Oregon

Private land (Weyerhaeuser)

Elevation: 130'-350'

Peak wildflower bloom on Liberty Hill is typically from late March through late May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 2021

bloomingMeadowlark Prairie

Lane County, Oregon

West Eugene Wetlands (BLM & Eugene)

Elevation: 380'-390'

Peak wildflower bloom at Meadowlark Prairie is typically from mid-April through mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

Links:
Photo albums: 2014

early/late bloomsMima Mounds

Thurston County, Washington

Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve (DNR)

Elevation: 220'-240'

Peak wildflower bloom at Mima Mounds is typically from mid-April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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early/late bloomsMount Pisgah

Lane County, Oregon

Howard Buford Recreation Area

Elevation: 470'-1530'

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

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Photo albums: 2014, 2020

early/late bloomsNorth Bank Deer Preserve

Douglas County, Oregon

Bureau of Land Management

Elevation: 600'-1800'

Peak wildflower bloom at North Bank Deer Preserve is typically from early April through the end of May, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until late June.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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early/late bloomsSilver Falls

Marion County, Oregon

Silver Falls State Park

Elevation: 950'-1530'

Peak wildflower bloom at Silver Falls is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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early/late bloomsSpencer Butte

Lane County, Oregon

City of Eugene

Elevation: 1300'-2054'

Peak wildflower bloom at Spencer Butte is typically from late April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early April until the end of June.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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not bloomingTryon Creek

Clackamas County, Oregon

Tryon Creek State Park

Elevation: 100'-400'

Peak wildflower bloom at Tryon Creek is typically from late March through early May, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-March until mid-May.* (In 2022, things are running later than normal.)

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early/late bloomsWillow Creek Preserve

Lane County, Oregon

Nature Conservancy

Elevation: 400'-440'

Peak wildflower bloom at Willow Creek Preserve is typically from early April through early June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until late June.* (In 2022, things are running a little later than normal.)

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Photo albums: 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.