Capture Spring at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch [Photos]

The picturesque flower fields in South Carlsbad opened last month to visitors.

Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. Patch file photo.
Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. Patch file photo.
Spring is in full bloom at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch in North San Diego County. The ranch, which boasts ocean views and 50 acres of colorful Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers, is now open through mid-May.

A trip to the flower fields are a perfect activity for families on spring break, visitors to Southern California and locals looking to capture memories and fill their vases with fresh cut flowers. The ranch gets mores than 120,000 visitors annual.

Wear comfortable shoes and don't forget your cameras! 
In addition, check out their calendar of events.

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
Address: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Information: 760-431-0352
Dates: Open through May 11
Time: Sunday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Distance: The Flower Fields are 88 miles from Los Angeles and 32 miles from downtown San Diego.
Prices: $12 for adults, $11 for seniors 60+, $6 for children 3-10 and free for children 2 and under.
Tickets: Available for purchase online and onsite.
Season Passes: $25 for adults, $20 for Seniors 60+, $14 for Children 3-10
Wagon Rides: $5 for adults and $3 for children 3-10
glenn bernard April 02, 2014 at 07:47 PM
Flower Fields? Did someday say 'Flower Fields?' Let me tell you an interesting story about Carlsbad's Flower Fields. In early 2008, a group of everyday Carlsbad residents received some alarming news about the Flower Fields, so they wrote a ballot proposition entitled "Save the Flower Fields." It bothered the City Council that a group of "nobodies" would show this kind of interest; but instead of simply publicly encouraging a 'no' vote, the City Council wrote a competing ballot issue entitled "PRESERVE the Flower Fields." Then they spent tax dollars to mail their cleverly worded propaganda pieces to all voters, "clearly" explaining and demonstrating their superiority over the everyday person, and "don't vote for theirs, vote for ours." The cheaters managed a small victory. I had no involvement with either proposition, but would gladly support a new proposition that pertains to the disincorporation of this unnecessary and hostile political entity.


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