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Address: 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone Number: (626) 398-5420
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nice nature spot near city

This is a great place to go for and little walk or a longer hike. The natural area has good birding with a variety of terrains. A good spot leave the urban traffic behind.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Camano Island, Washington
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Pasadena, California
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place was nice for being so close to the city so if you're looking for a nature walk and don't have time to drive far I would recommend this place. We went on a weekend and the main trail was crowded but the side trails were almost empty. There also wasn't a whole lot of shade but there were... More 

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Camano Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a great place to go for and little walk or a longer hike. The natural area has good birding with a variety of terrains. A good spot leave the urban traffic behind.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This entryway to the San Gabriel Mountains features a nature center, hiking and equestrian trails, and bit of poison oak.

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice out door adventure, we have hiked through many times, on our way up to Henniger Flats, but actually took time to explore the lower area, before climbing up the trail. Not parks issue, but animal owners, do not always clean up after themselves, kind of a downer, because its a park & trail everyone including children can enjoy.

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South Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

When I was growing up this was called the McCurdy nature center, it was a great place for a kid to grow up catching lizards, snakes, finding old glass objects. Great hiking trails

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Eaton Canyon provides well established, wide trails for easy hiking. The last half mile to the waterfall will present challenges to those with mobility issues. There will be occasional scampering, and creek crossings via boulders. Otherwise an easy stroll through out the different seasons.

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Buellton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We love Eaton Canyon and love taking our girls to the nature center. They not only learn about the local wildlife but can enjoy one of many hiking/walking trails. Plus after the rains, our daughters love to go and play in the river.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This nature area has many easy hikes. You start off at the visitor's center and stroll along half a dozen hiking routes. One leads up Eaton Canyon the a waterfall that is pretty impressive for Southern California. Some adventurous hikers continue up the side of a granite wall not realizing that coming back down is quite dangerous. Many have to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This is a great place to learn about nature, and also to experience it. It's great for walkers and hikers of all skill levels. Pretty sure it's in Altadena, not Pasadena.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My son and I came here on a summer evening and had a nice walk to the "falls." Truth is, we couldn't actually find the falls... we think they were dried up? Either that, or the signage was terrible and didn't direct us properly? Not sure. We were there after the nature center was closed so could not ask. I... More 

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Additional Information about Eaton Canyon Natural Area

Address: 1750 North Altadena Drive, Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone Number: (626) 398-5420
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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