Lake Elsinor poppy fields
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Poppy fields in Lake Elsinore’s Walker Canyon reopen to the public

Surrounded by the Super Bloom, visitors pose for photos in the middle of the Lake Elsinore Poppy Fields in Walker Canyon. One day after Lake Elsinore announced it was closing access to the popular poppy fields in Walker Canyon, city officials reopened the entrance to the flowered hillsides, which have been overrun during this year’s super bloom. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Kaleb, 5, and Ava Gutierrez, 3, of Aliso Viejo, play amid the poppies in Walker Canyon.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Large crowds visit the super bloom of poppies in Lake Elsinore.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Large crowds fill the path to view the super bloom of poppies in Walker Canyon.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A couple sit amid the poppies at the Lake Elsinore Poppy Fields in Walker Canyon (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

California poppies are abundant at the Lake Elsinore fields in Walker Canyon.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

A California poppy stands out amid the fields in Lake Elsinore.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

A visitor poses for photos in the middle of the Lake Elsinore poppy fields.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Kaleb Gutierrez, 5, from Aliso Viejo, plays amid the poppies. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Visitors hike in the middle of the Lake Elsinore poppy fields in Walker Canyon.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

A visitor captures images at the Lake Elsinore poppy fields in Walker Canyon.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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