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A wonderful wildflower walk! More varieties than we could possibly identify even with our 3 books. Arrowleaf balsamroot in profusion mixed with lupine on the lower south-facing slopes. Grass widows still in bloom high on the hill, alongside thick patches of shooting stars.
Photo: Angie Moore Columbia Hills Eastern Gorge, Washington The Columbia Hills Natural Area Preserve was established in 1993. This road hike is filled with beautiful wildflowers in April and May. The trailhead is located about 1/2 mile above the Dalles Mountain Ranch, where you will enter through a gate and travel up a road through an open area.
Expand report text Hide report text This hike is also known as Stacker Butte in Day Hiking - Columbia River Gorge. Do you like wildfl... This hike is also known as Stacker Butte in Day Hiking - Columbia River Gorge. Do you like wildflowers?