Our mission: promote educational programs, fund infrastructure repairs, support volunteer programs, facilitate staffing, and sponsor special events for the parks listed above. Would you like to support our mission? Please visit our Support page and/or make a tax deductible donation using the Paypal button below.
As of today, February 28, 2021: The Poppy Reserve, Ripley Desert Woodland, and Saddleback Butte State Parks are open for day use. Saddleback campground is open. Poppy Reserve and Saddleback Visitor Centers are closed. Currently tours are not available at Mitchell Caverns or Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park. For details visit our NEWSpage.
As of February 28, the Poppy Reserve has received less than 2 inches of rain. We expect a very poor flower bloom this year. For more information please go to our Field Observationand/or Research pages. What does the Poppy Reserve look like right now? View theLIVE CAM.