Lupine and Rhododendron Bloom

Always be careful driving on the narrow and windy Bald Hills Road. There are frequent logging trucks passing through and little room for visitors to park. When it is possible, it is good to check-in at a visitor center to get the best information on parking and appropriate access to whatever plants are in bloom. If you can't get to a visitor center, then follow @redwoodnps on social media - we often post photos of the flowers in bloom.

Please use Leave No Trace ethics while viewing flowers. They grow by the inch and die by the foot. Leave No Trace ethics and practices are to protect nature - and to help the next visitor experience the same beauty that you came to see.
Purple lupines bloom on a grassy hill. Fir trees are on a nearby ridge-line, and redwoods are on a distant hill.

NPS: J McClelland

June 2022: There was not a significiant lupine bloom this year.
A blooming Rhododendrom

NPS photo.


August 2022: The summer bloom has ended for this year.


There are many other wildflowers that bloom in the parks. Find out when to expect those blooms.

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    Last updated: August 11, 2022

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