Flower Hotlines

Multiple Site Listings


California State Parks

Discover Spring Wildflowers press release  contact numbers.

California Vernal Pools
Links to guided tours of the Jepson Prairie, Mather Field, Rancho Seco Howard Ranch, Santa Rosa Plateau & Vina Plains Preserve.

Also State of California Vernal Pools information.

Desert USA ’s Wildflower Watch

Updates on desert wildflowers in AZ, CA, NV, UT, & TX.

Nevada Natural Heritage Botany Program

Theodore Payne Foundation Wildflower Hotline

818-768-1802 Ext. 7 —Audio wildflower reports for Southern California. Weekly updates March through May
Web site includes links to dozens of wildflower sites.

US Forest Service
Links to wildflower pages by region and state.

Individual Listings

Antelope Valley California Poppy Preserve

661-724-1180 (recorded wildflower report)

Anza-Borrego Wildflower Hotline

760-767-4684—Recorded information

Carrizo Plain National Monument

Goodwin Educational Center (some recorded info) 805-475-2131

Also San Luis Obispo CNPS posts weekly updates.

Death Valley National Park

760-786-2331—Press 1, then 5 for recorded wildflower information.

Edgewood County Park

650-368-6283—Taped general information; can leave a question for ranger.

866-463-3439—Friends of Edgewood Park, to leave a question for a docent.

(Weekend wildflower walks mid-March to June)

Henry W. Coe State Park (The Pine Ridge Association)

408-779-2728 (usually staffed on weekends)

Jepson Prairie Preserve & Solano Land Trust

Site operable from early March through Mother’s Day.

Joshua Tree National Park

760-367-5500—Press 1, then 9, for recorded wildflower information.

Mendocino Headlands State Park

The Ford House Visitors’ Center 707-937-5397 (open all week)

Mojave National Preserve

Kelso Depot Visitor Center —Call 760-252-6108

Hole-in-the Wall Visitor Center —Call 760-928-2572 to speak to the ranger.

Mount Diablo State Park

Summit Visitors’ Center 925-837-6119

Junction Station 925-837-6129

Mount Tamalpais State Park

415-388-2070—Talk to rangers at Pan Toll Station.

Pinnacles National Monument

Bear Gulch Visitor Center 831-389-4485

Point Reyes National Seashore

415-464-5100—Press 2 to talk to park ranger at Bear Valley Visitor Center

San Francisco Natural Areas

Scroll to the bottom to see parks in San Francisco to see wildflowers.

Yosemite National Park

209-372-0200—Press 3, then 5, to speak to a ranger.