Wildflowers throughout the Central Region

Where to View

There are many places to see wildflowers--this is just a sampling to get you started. The Wildflower Hotlines are a great source of information about the best displays at any given time.

Central coast

Coast Ranges


High sierra

San Joaquin Valley

Sierra Nevada Foothills

Southern Sierra Nevada Range

Tranverse Ranges (mountains between Bakersfield and Los Angeles)

* Most Fish and Game ecological reserves are not open for public use in order to protect sensitive resources. However, wildflower displays on this ecological reserve can be seen from public roads nearby.