Where to find wildflowers  blooming in California

First Week of Spring

Spring has begun and wildflowers are emerging

Click through to discover the places where you can find wildflowers in bloom!

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, Lancaster CA

Wildflowers are currently blooming in the reserve! Come see fields of poppies and lupins before they're gone.

Montaña de Oro State Park, Los Osos CA

The name "Mountain of Gold" comes from the golden wildflowers that bloom in spring. Come check out the poppies currently in bloom!

Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont CA

Coyote Hills Hikes Featuring Wildflowers:  Bayview to Meadowlark Loop Apay way Trail No Name Loop Quail and Bayview Loop

Pine Flat Lake, Kings River Canyon

Wildflowers are blooming around the lake. Take a trip through the Kings River Canyon to see poppies and lupines galore!

North Table Mountain Ecological Preserve,  Oroville CA

Wildflowers are blooming in the preserve. Hike the Phantom Falls and Hollow Falls trails to see fields of wildflowers!

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More Wildflower Blooms within California




Little Yosemite, Sunol CA

Mount Diablo Grand Loop Trail

Trail Canyon Falls, Sunland CA

Wildflowers you may find

Blue skullcap Prickly Phlox Johnny jump-ups Bush lupine Monkey flowers Globe lilies California poppies Bird’s eyes Wallflower Bush Poppy Yerba Santa Paintbrush

2023 wildflower outlook

Due to California's wet winter, it's possible we may see super blooms appear in the state this year. Whether we are in store for a super bloom or not, this will certainly be an above-average year for wildflowers!

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