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Address: 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107
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Favorite Pasadena Hiking Spot

I love Eaton Canyon and have hiked it more times than I can count. Unfortunately in recent years it has gotten so crowded that it has taken a lot of the joy away, hence my four... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I love Eaton Canyon and have hiked it more times than I can count. Unfortunately in recent years it has gotten so crowded that it has taken a lot of the joy away, hence my four stars instead of five.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Eaton Canyon is a very accessible, kid friendly and dog friendly hike. About a mile up to the waterfall. Beautiful and right there in the heart of Pasadena. Only complaint is that it is too crowded on the weekends, and people tend to leave trash. Do nature a favor and bring a trash bag when you come and help pick... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a dog friendly place and my dogs love exploring it. Just be careful when it's hot...got to have plenty of water!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

There are two great hikes in Eaton canyon. The first day we took a wrong turn, the lack of signs and 1 vague map can be confusing for first timers, we were trying to find the waterfall but ended up hiking up Mt. Wilson. That hike is several miles up hill with amazing views. The waterfall hike is the complete... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Eaton Canyon was a great for hiking and even saw waterfalls. A bit rocky in certain areas so may not be good for young children.

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

OK for an exercise hike. Hike up the canyon to the waterfall. Water not assured in the dry season. Stay off the cliffs. They are dangerous.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a great place to take a short or long hike. Start at the nature center and then hike up the canyon. If you hike far enough, you will encounter a bridge over the canyon. This would be a good place to make a circle hike by hiking up the dirt road to your left. Want a longer hike?... More 

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a beautiful California Canyon at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. There is a large free parking lot. You will also find a well maintained Nature Center near the parking lot with some interesting displays and even some live snakes. My favorite trail is the one in which you follow the water (stream) into the canyon. The... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Around the Pasadena area, most hikes you take will end up being straight up a mountain. Eaton Canyon winds in between peaks to a small waterfall. Depending on the time of the year, you'll encounter a little lake--or about a bathtub's worth of water. The nature in the canyon is pretty and you'll be in shade for most of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I am sure that before the drought this was a great place to visit. Now that there has been little late fro four years, this sis not particularly exhilarating. Also the is the smog. As the hills capture all the pollution, which can be seen from the hotel, this is what you breath when you while here. I would recommend... More 

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Address: 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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