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The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve will be open March 1 through May 13 (Mother’s Day) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.

The Interpretive Center offers wildlife and wildflower displays, a gallery of Jane S. Pinheiro’s detailed watercolor paintings, an orientation video, and a gift shop featuring unique wildflower-themed items.

Bloom peak and duration is unpredictable, but generally late March/early April is the best bloom, with a mosaic of color that changes daily.

Poppies open up on nice days but they curl up if it’s windy or cold, so visitors are advised to check the weather forecast before arriving.

Wildflower updates and photos will be posted weekly throughout the season at www.parks.ca.gov and www.Facebook.com/PoppyReserve, or call 661-724-1180 for recorded updates.

Admission is $10 per vehicle, $9 with a senior 62 and older on board, or $5 with a California State Parks Disabled Discount Card.

Please note that dogs are not allowed, with the exception of trained service animals.

All flowers and park features are protected and may not be picked or collected, and visitors must stay on trails at all times.

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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29 Comments

  1. Carol Round Carol Round says:

    Jessica Gustafson Gina Bresciani let’s do it

  2. Krista Fish Krista Fish says:

    Monica Fish i wanna go

  3. Rachel Provasi. You have to put rocks in your pockets!!🌬🌬🌬

  4. Donna Partis Donna Partis says:

    Samantha Lingenfelter we need to take the kids. Best pics ever!!!

  5. Nathalia Palis-Mclaughlin we need to recreate some pics!!!

  6. Drew Vanacore I’ve always wanted to do this!

  7. Chris Guiral let’s go with the cameras!!

  8. Shirley Mitchell it’s our year! I can feel it!

  9. Richard Gump says:

    Would make for a good story for my Cougar News class this spring over at the College of the Canyons.

  10. Karen Reade CA bucket list

  11. Julie Hertel Julie Hertel says:

    It is absolutely beautiful- need to go again

  12. Maria Collins says:

    Please notify me when I could get the tickets

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