I must thank Janelle Pietrzak, of All Roads Design, for sharing her photos of the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve on Instagram. Her trip inspired me to take my own impromptu mid-week road trip, so that I could see for myself the most consistent poppy bearing land in California. And just after an hour long drive, there it was. 1,745 acres of desert wildflowers and golden poppies, our state flower which has always symbolized California’s good life. Check  the state park website for weather conditions (it’s really windy up there) and flowering conditions. It’s a bit past the time of optimum viewing, but I am so very happy I went.

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(images by HonestlyWTF)