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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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15101 Lancaster Rd, Lancaster, CA 93536-9733
+1 661-942-0662
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Poppies Galore

This year was a very good year for poppies.There are many trails to hike.You can park at the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Richard M
Lancaster, California
Nice Visit to Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

We were staying overnight in Lancaster so drove out to see the poppies at Antelope Valley... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2017
Fremont, California
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More than 1,700 acres of poppy fields and lined with trails featuring a variety of flowers.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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15101 Lancaster Rd, Lancaster, CA 93536-9733
+1 661-942-0662
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This year was a very good year for poppies.There are many trails to hike.You can park at the reserve or park on the road and walk up.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We were staying overnight in Lancaster so drove out to see the poppies at Antelope Valley California Poppies Reserve. It was afternoon so the poppies were closing for the day There is a nice size parking lot There is also trails for hiking. The panoramic...More

Thank mini
Reviewed May 14, 2017

It rained so much this past winter the wildflowers were in overdrive. We got here right when it opened, because I had heard it gets extremely crowded. It was lovely to walk around and see all the California poppy's and the other wildflowers. Going into...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed May 10, 2017

First time visitor. We finally made it down to Lancaster in time to see the awesome display of blooms! We got there around 9 am on a Wednesday and paid $10 for parking in the lot. I wouldn't suggest getting the reserve any later than...More

1  Thank marros1960
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

My family thoroughly enjoyed visiting this reserve. It was full of beauty with the poppies last bloom and adventure as we walked along the paths through the hills looking for natures' creatures. Stay on the trails and all is fine. Our 8year old son really...More

Thank DSJ677208
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

With all the rain that happened this winter needed to go see the poppy fields. As you drive toward the preserve the hills are covered with poppies. But, please keep in mind that parts are private property so be cautious on where you tread. The...More

Thank Tucuxii
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Our family visited the Preserve during the amazing bloom this year. We had seen it on tv but the extent of the flowers on slopes and valleys was beyond our expectations. Just beautiful! We took many pictures and enjoyed the information center. It is important...More

Thank happywanderwoman
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Great place. Poppy's everywhere. Only 4 weeks though. Go early. Lots of parking $ 10.00 a car take a good camera. Photographers Dream

Thank Kim J
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful area to see, especially on a motorcycle. The color were awesome. The winter rain made a beautiful bloom

Thank ElizabethCCC
Reviewed April 25, 2017

If you like carpets of wildflowers over meadows and hills, this is the place to go in the Spring after the rains. If you like to hike, this is the place to go not only in the Spring but at other times of the year....More

Thank Rita R
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mark j
What time of day is the flowers most in bloom?
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Winnie S | Reviewed this property |
We arrived at 9:15 and the poppies were just opening up (it was cool and breezy). By around 9:45-10:00, the poppies were fully open and it was much warmer but still breezy. We left at 11:30 and the poppies were still fully... More
I plan to go to poppy fields on WEdnesday April 5. Will there be parking available at 11am. I want to avoid morning traffic from encino. Thanks Is there a cafe or food onsite?
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Julia M | Reviewed this property |
Save yourself some trouble and hasssle. Stay away from this place, at least this year because the bloom is overrated and over advertised. Worse than last year, the hills are not covered with wildflowers as you're led to... More