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Hike to Rose Valley Falls

This excursion is definately worth the trip. It is about 35 minutes by car to the Los Padres... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
worth the drive

it was so beautiful! We went on a Thursday so we had it all to ourselves. Easy .25 mile hike up a... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This excursion is definately worth the trip. It is about 35 minutes by car to the Los Padres National Forest. The drive is georgous and alone is worth the trip! It is an easy hike with a few small streams where you walk over the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DrewDoris
Reviewed January 4, 2019

it was so beautiful! We went on a Thursday so we had it all to ourselves. Easy .25 mile hike up a very moderate hill to a beautiful waterfall covered in icicles. Sad to see some litter in the pools however...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank samanddan42
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I know that none of this is probably accurate post fire, but that is what I have to go on. I found this trail quite sad due to its overuse and abuse. Hopefully things will be different during the recovery period.

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank Gypsy C
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We drove all the way up to the Rose Valley Falls trail but it was closed off. There was an opening so we and a couple other people snuck around the wood standing blocking the road. It was so hearbreaking that the whole way up...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank Riles13
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

That says it all. The ride took 40 minutes to the campground from Ojai. Maybe my google maps had us go a long route. The hike was about a mile round trip and the falls were more like a trickle. Someone pointed out where a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank dragginfly2
Reviewed September 26, 2017

I've visited the place when the waters were high (great waterfalls) and low. Perhaps even more beautiful than the waterfall itself are the mosses and ferns underneath it. There are a few camping spots, a short hike to the falls. A much better place to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank kaioatey
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

People claim that this is a really long drive and really short hike. It took about 23 minutes to drive to the parking lot in about 15 to 20 minutes of a hike to the actual waterfalls slightly uphill. We went on a Monday and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mikewolfrealtor
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a nice, easy trail and the falls at the end are well worth it. The hike is not steep and is an easy stroll. I like to take my dogs with me and they really enjoy it. Be aware that there is poison...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Sara P
Reviewed July 1, 2017

18 Miles drive from Ojai is worth the reward if you like nature and waterfall. Check with the ranger station at 1190 E Ojai Ave, Ojai for water and road conditions if you are going on a week day. Search Google using "Rose Valley Falls...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank elixirpost
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

This hike is lovely. The trail is in great shape with a gradual uphill. Most of it is through trees and is nice on its own. The waterfall is nice, it still has water at the beginning of April 2017 but isn't a huge flow....More

Date of experience: April 2017
7  Thank So_Cal_Illini_81
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December 3, 2017|
Response from elixirpost | Reviewed this property |
It is paved road. Check weather conditions with the ranger station for snow.
Joanna P
February 23, 2017|
Response from Mike D | Reviewed this property |