Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve

Every spring, this protected reserve blooms in full with thousands of tangerine-colored poppies. Walk for hours amongst vibrant oranges at this beautiful destination.

Every spring, this protected reserve blooms in full with thousands of tangerine-colored poppies. Walk for hours amongst vibrant oranges at this beautiful destination.

“Why have a mere bouquet of poppies when you could have a gigantic, sprawling field full of ‘em?” — whoever decided to create Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve, I presume. Take California’s official state flower (the poppy) and put it on steroids: That’s what you’ll get here. It’s a treat to the eyes with plenty of orange-clad soft slopes, and it’s only an hour and a half outside of downtown Los Angeles.

Each spring, get ready for an eye-popping show at Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve. In the remote hills west of Lancaster, you can experience a technicolor display of California poppies: The state’s official flower with countless bright orange petals glowing in the sunlight. It’s only about an hour and a half out of downtown Los Angeles (depending on traffic) making it easy for a quick nature escape. 

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