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Tokopah Falls

Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers, CA
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Type: Waterfalls
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Long Beach, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Beautiful scenery, however at the very end of the trail it is very rocky and slippery, I would not recommend climbing it with young children

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Los Angeles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

It is a strenuous hike but the view is well worth it. There are a bunch of yellow-bellied marmots that live in the rocks at the falls and are very photogenic. The hardest parts of the hike were the rock falls that had to be traversed. The trip up and back was very scenic. I saw a mama bear and... More

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Fresno, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
38 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Well worth the hike and traversing the trail when it gets a little steep and slippery. The falls at the end are beautiful and I would love to visit again this summer.

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Wabash, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

a great hike early in the morning when no one else is out. i went alone the second morning and loved it. i ran to the falls and hung around for about 15 minutes and found a great water hole to take a dip in before running back to meet my family for breakfast.

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
8 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

very pretty area, best hike we took... enought of a climb to feel like we got a little exercise, but not hard at all. pretty path up a canyon area, easy to find and walk on paths

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Carlsbad, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

It says 1.7 miles to the falls but met someone with a GPS on their way back and the clocked over 3 miles and they were only 1/4 of the way back on the trail. It is not a loop trail as someone reviewed. It does start out fairly level but there are lots of rock stairs and spots to... More

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Los Angeles, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

We went with our 2 and half year old daughter early june. It was a wonderful short and easy(not so easy when we had to carry our little one) with lots of wildlife to see on the way to the Topokah falls. We saw a medium sized Black bear and a brown one. It was right on the trail. We... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

I did this very popular hike in early August. When I set out from the Lodgepole visitor center, I didn't encounter anybody till I crossed the bridge (about 1/4 mile). But I was surprised to find the number of people along the trail. This is an out-and-back hike, 1.7 miles each way (not a loop as the other reviewer says).... More

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San Diego, California
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266 reviews 266 reviews
107 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2010

This hike is gorgeous. We saw coyotes, streams, and melting snow in May of 2009. It's a loop hike that culminates in a huge beautiful waterfall before heading back. The surrounding large boulders are fun to climb. I hear the best time to go is when the snow is melting because it's not too cold and then the waterfall is... More

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