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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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Address: 15101 Lancaster Road, Lancaster, CA
Phone Number: 661-942-0662
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Description: More than 1,700 acres of poppy fields and lined with trails featuring a...
More than 1,700 acres of poppy fields and lined with trails featuring a variety of flowers.
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Poppies, Poppies, Poppies

You never know if it will be a good year for the Poppies but when it is WOW! It's fabulous. The visitors center is a nice facility and recommend checking it out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Lake Hughes, California
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Lake Hughes, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

You never know if it will be a good year for the Poppies but when it is WOW! It's fabulous. The visitors center is a nice facility and recommend checking it out.

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

What a beautiful place to visit when the poppies are in full bloom. You can look over a sea a yellow flowers that never ends. Be very careful when you walk among them because they are delicate.

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Awesome when the poppies are in bloom. The hiking paths and pictures you can take are breath taking. The poppies are everywhere, so if you do not want or can not hike, you do not have to. Great for all ages.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Each year we go here to take lots of photos and walk around to see all the flowers. There are many other flowers in bloom at the same time which makes it even more interesting to see. I'll be back next year.

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Unfortunately, the weather and drought has been a damper on the poppies, which really haven't been in bloom the last few years. However when they are, it is spectacular to witness a sea of orange across the valley. This event occurs usually during the months, beginning in late March through May. Rainfall plays a major factor. A must see when... More 

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Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We drove through here and was amazed by the beautiful color. Well worth the drive. Check the website though because there is a small window when they are blooming. This year it was very early .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

While there was not an abundance of poppies during the time we visited, we enjoyed the hike around the area and the beauty of the desert. The information center was great, the docents were most helpful and friendly. We will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I have been wanting to check out the poppies for a while and I was finally able to. We went at the perfect time. The weather was nice, breezy and a little warm. Be prepared to hike a little. The best views are from the vista points. But we ended up hiking a 3.5 mile loop and we were able... More 

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Lancaster, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

this year looks like a good year for the poppies. the hills to the south of lancaster already had a great show of color. the smell was intoxicating! if only you could bottle that! the poppies at the reserve area should be wonderful! they haven't yet "popped" out but it should be soon! Makes me feel like I do live... More 

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My first time in a valley of flowers. Good place for photography. Plan early morning before it gets too hot. Check their website because the blooms are highly unpredictable. March 2015 was said to be less than stellar but I found it beautiful enough, took lots of pictures and was very good relaxing hike. Carry LOTS of water, no shade... More 

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