Every spring I drive along the 5 freeway passing by the beautiful flower fields in Carlsbad, CA, And, every year I tell myself I’m going to stop. Well, this year I decided to just do it. It’s kinda sad that I’ve lived in southern California for umpteen years and this is my first visit. You know what they say, there’s a first time for everything.
Here’s a list of 4 beautiful flower fields in Southern California and Arizona that you might want to check out.
- Every year from March – May, at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch a colorful field of gorgeous Giant Ranunculus are in bloom. The hours are 9 am – 6 pm and the entry fee is $14.00.
- Anza Borrego Desert State Park located in Borrego Springs, have various wildflowers that bloom–Hairy Desert sunflowers, Desert Lily and so much more of natures springtime flowers in bloom.
- From February to May, Carrizo Plain National Park in the Antelope Valley have a beautiful display of California Poppy’s.
- Picacho Peak, near Eloy Arizona in between Phoenix and Tucson has beautiful assortment of wild flowers including yellow poppies.