Spring is here, which means flowers are blooming across California. If you’re wondering where you can go to see the beauty of wildflowers in action, never fear — we have just the list for you. Here are some of the best places to go see wildflowers near Vallejo.
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve
If you want a weekend road trip this spring, there are likely few that you will enjoy as much as the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. A little over five hours south of Vallejo, these hills are awash in orange as the wild poppies come to life, making this locale a prime wildflower-watching destination during March and April. You can even take the Pacific Coast Highway south for some ways, enjoy the beauty of the ocean while you bask in the sunshine California is sure to offer.
Palos Verdes Peninsula
Wildflowers bloom year-round on the Palos Verdes Peninsula due to its coastal location. It’s especially beautiful in March and April, though, filled to the brim with a variety of flowers to look for. Buckwheat with soft white blooms, cactus flowers, native milkweed, cliff aster, and more create a riot of color that’s hard to not fall in love with. It’s a bit more than a 6.5-hour drive from Vallejo, but it’s well worth it.
Point Mugu State Park
With over 900 native plants that in the Santa Monica Mountains, it’s easy to find a patch of them in Point Mugu State Park. Try checking out the Chumash Trail, where chocolate lily and globe gilia are known to grow and enjoy the beauty of nature and the sunshine as you go. This State Park is about six hours from Vallejo.
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