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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

15101 Lancaster Road, Lancaster, CA
661-942-0662
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Lancaster
Type: Gardens
Description: More than 1,700 acres of poppy fields and lined with trails featuring a variety of flowers.
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

poppies are the state flower and they are beautiful to witness if you see them here in full bloom. The trick is you need to have good timing. Not much else to see up here but it is worth the trip. April 2011.

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is a great place to spend the afternoon. They have several different paths of different lengths. If you stop in the gift shop, the folks are very friendly and helpful. They will even point out where you should go to see other flowers or really good blooms. The whole experience was delightful. Take the time ... wonder the trails... More

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Fresno, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Due to the long drought we have had the past few years, we didn't expect to see a lot of flowers. However, we were quite lucky. The flowers were blooming quite plentifully this year. The big rain in late February and some more in March helped to prolong the bloom. The weather was very nice in spring although it was... More

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I am sharing my experiences at the Poppy Reserve. It was a nice spending with my friend Jan and her granddaughter. We walk the trail and saw more poppy flowers and beautiful.

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This year the flowers were beautiful. Even if you dont go into the state park its still great to come out and see the beauty of nature!

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

So many poppies are here this year that it looks like an orange carpet. Some of the areas adjacent to the Reserve are better then the Reserve but it is all beautiful for viewing. Many different flowers alongside the poppies make for beautiful pictures.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

No words needed, just look at the pictures. We traveled on April 14, 2014. The day was warm and windy. The best view we found was near Elizabeth Lake. I thought it would be awesome for some wedding fashion photo shooting. We picked the right time, just before the festival. Have fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

When we've had recent spring rain, the Poppy Reserve is literally so full of flowers you cannot find space for anything else. This is a large wide open area where you can walk some simple trails and see the beautiful wild flowers. During dry seasons, this isn't that interesting of a place but if you enjoy nature and being away... More

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

When in bloom this place is beautiful with color. Great place to bring the family for pictures or even a picnic.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Good viewing as always during Poppy season and for the festival the poppys are best to be seen before the festival, as they are in they are in bloom, at the festiaval not so much

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