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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve's Jane Pinheiro Visitor Centeir is closed. On closing day, May 14, we conducted a drawing for our Jane Pinheiro Watercolor Raffle. And took our traditional ending day photo. Even though the visitor center is closed until March 1, 2024, the park is open year round for hiking and picnicking from sunrise to sunset. For more information about the Poppy Reserve, including park rules: State Park Webpage for the Poppy Reserve.Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park is available for tour reservations. Tours are on Saturdays in the Spring and Fall. Dates for Fall 2023: Sept. 9 – Oct. 14. To make a reservation click Tour Reservations and/or call the Fort Tejon State Historic Park office at(661) 248-6692. More information about tours is available here: California State Park Website for Tomo-Kahni. Providence Mountains S.R.A., the home of Mitchell Caverns, is now taking reservations for Cavern Tours. Tour and camping reservations are now online. For more information about cave tours and campground reservations go to:Mitchell Caverns Page on our website or State Park Webpage for Providence Mountains SRA and Mitchell Caverns
The Saddleback Butte State Park campground and day use areas are open to the public every day. The visitor center is open 11-5 every weekend, including through the summer! Come join us to view exhibits and get information about hiking, camping and our Junior Ranger program. More information: State Park Webpage for Saddleback Butte.Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park is open for day-use and hiking. More information: State Park Webpage for Ripley Desert Woodland.Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park is open weekends 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The A.V. Indian Museum is supported by theFriends of the Antelope Valley Indian Museum. Red Rock Canyon State Park: The park is open with some restrictions. Fires are permitted in designated grills and campground fire pits. Red Rock Canyon is supported by the Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association.