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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

15101 Lancaster Rd, Lancaster, CA 93536-9733
+1 661-942-0662
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2017, Best Year Ever

Tip #1: I wouldn't bother with the expensive parking lot -- it's easy to walk in from the road, and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tujunga, CA
OK. Prettier from a distance.

Took friends with children. Great picture-taking area, but watch out for snakes. The museum/gift... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia F
Lancaster, California
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More than 1,700 acres of poppy fields and lined with trails featuring a variety of flowers.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“full bloom” (10 reviews)
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15101 Lancaster Rd, Lancaster, CA 93536-9733
+1 661-942-0662
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tip #1: I wouldn't bother with the expensive parking lot -- it's easy to walk in from the road, and there are usually better flower displays on the way, anyway. Tip#2: Don't go by the website's flower report or the phone recording, they tend to...More

Thank SoCalRambler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took friends with children. Great picture-taking area, but watch out for snakes. The museum/gift shop is fun.

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The poppy bloom is very dependent on how much rain the area gets in the winter. The bloom can also get killed off easily by very hot weather. Before you go, it's worth it to check the official website at the CA Dept of Parks...More

Thank Ernest K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the Great drought that we just escaped from out here in LA LA Land. I up and went to the Antelope Valley to sneak a peek at one of Natures wonders. I was not disappointed at all by what I saw. A sea of...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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 15 May 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 15 May 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 11 May 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 9 May 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 3 May 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
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Michelle K
22 July 2017|
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Response from Perkadventures | Reviewed this property |
Should be gone - check on internet site
mark j
3 April 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