After the rain

Photo by Grace Harrison / Kern Valley Sun:
Colorful flowers dust the sides of the hills in this photo taken from a turnout near Paradise Cove.

Photo by Gary Ananian / Kern River Conservancy:
The poppies are in full bloom at a trail near the Delonegha Day Use area in the Kern River Canyon.

Photo by Ashley Loza / Kern Valley Sun:
The lake at Wofford Heights on a calm day. The hills are green and scattered with flowers, and in the distance, a little snow is still visible.