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Each spring, from mid-March through mid-April, Daffodil Hill explodes with thousands of blooms, attracting visitors from around the world.

Among the most well-known of Amador's County's many attractions, Daffodil Hill is a 4 acre farm owned by the McLaughlin family since 1887.

The farm began as a 36-acre ranch and toll road for travelers and teamsters hauling timber. In the 1930s, the first visitors stopped to admire the family's garden. Responding to public interest, the family began expanding the flower garden.

More bulbs are added each year, with the help of private donations. Today the bulbs number more than 300,000 and include not only 300 varieties of daffodils, but also a large number of other varieties of bulbs and flowers, as well. Nature sets the schedule for public viewing. Daffodil Hill opens when 25% of the flowers are in bloom and closes when only 25% remain. The hill is open Monday through Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Location: Volcano California 95689 Telephone 209-296-7048

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