Where to Find Super Blooms in California

Resources that can help you find super blooms in California

By Macaroni KID Fremont-Newark-Union City April 21, 2023

Super blooms in California occur when heavy rains produce an unusually large number of wildflowers, changing the landscape to a sea of vibrant colors - perfect for flower lovers to enjoy the stunning display of wildflowers. 

Nearby Point Reyes National Seashore located north of San Francisco is home to a diverse array of wildflowers in the spring. You may find California poppies, lupines, and monkeyflowers.

Here are some resources that can help you find super blooms in California:

  1. California State Parks: The California State Parks website provides information on wildflower viewing locations, including Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve.
  2. Visit California: Visit California's website offers a guide to California's wildflower super blooms, including popular locations like Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks.
  3. Sunset Magazine: Sunset Magazine is a lifestyle magazine that features articles on travel, food, and outdoor activities in the Western United States. They often feature articles on California's wildflower super blooms, such as "Find the Real Super Blooms This Summer with the Ultimate Floral Road Trip," "This Super Bloom Hotline Will Give You the 411 on This Year's Wildflowers," and "Where to See Wildflowers (Responsibly) Across the West."
  4. San Francisco Chronicle: This San Francisco Chronicle article includes a map of recent wildflower sightings.
  5. Instagram: Many photographers and nature enthusiasts post photos and updates on super blooms in California on Instagram using hashtags like #superbloom, #wildflowers, and #californiawildflowers. You can search these hashtags to find current information and beautiful photos of the blooms.

Remember, super blooms are rare and unpredictable events, so it's always best to check with local sources and park websites for the latest information on bloom conditions and park closures.