"Antelope Valley California..." Day Trip Tip by annk

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<font color=blue size=+1>Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve</font> Was established to protect the Califonia Poppy a native wildflower. The park has one of the best diplays of poppies in the state which bloom between March & May. Everything is in its natural state, no seeds have been thrown or plants planted, nor is there any irrigation. The duration and intensity of the blooms vary from year to year depending on weather conditions. The peak blooming period is mid April.
Other wildflowers include owl's clover, lupine, goldfields, cream cups and coreopsis. There are 7 miles of hiking trails.

Directions: About 65 miles north of Los Angeles near the city of Lancaster, closest freeway - Antelope Valley Freeway, 14.

(661) 724-1180

othercontact: Admission: $2.00 per car

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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