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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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Address: 15101 Lancaster Rd, Lancaster, CA 93536-9733
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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 Galore

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.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richard M
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Lancaster, California
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Lancaster, California
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Fremont, California
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5,278 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 views in the area are awesome.

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Marina del Rey, California
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462 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the reserve there are poppy's all along the road. When we left there was a... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 this. When we were leaving (around 11am) there was an incredible line of cars waiting... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 enjoyed working for his junior ranger badge by completing the booklet from the front desk.... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 parking at the preserve is limited so get there super early or you will be... More 

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Santa Paula, California
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 to stay on the paths so it can be hard to capture the amazing poppies.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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California City, California
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Oakland, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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. The hills offer views of the Antelope Valley and of the San Gabriel Mountains. A... More 

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