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Address: 1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
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Our Hike to Eaton Canyon Falls

Our hike to the falls in the summer of 2016 was a wonderful experience. The trail was worn and easy to hike on until the very last 15 minutes which required us to climb over some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
MaryMargaretMcMertz
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our hike to the falls in the summer of 2016 was a wonderful experience. The trail was worn and easy to hike on until the very last 15 minutes which required us to climb over some large rocks to get to the falls. The waterfall was small (because it was about 95 degrees outside) so it would probably be more... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hike this park about 5 times a year. We usually come during all the different seasons. The park looks and feels different every time. From the parking lot at an easy pace with kids it may take about 45 minutes. 18-25 running with no kids. The trail has areas with shade and no shade. Bring water and sunscreen. Kids... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eaton Canyon is just a nice spot for a casual hike. There are a variety of different trails; inclines and descents are not terribly steep. Lots of beautiful native scenery. It's a dry area, so you see primarily California-friendly plants that are highly drought resistant. Lots of parking in the 2 lots inside the canyon, and street parking outside.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We hiked up to Henninger Falls. I believe it was almost an 8 mile hike round trip. It was great. The trail is smooth and there were a lot of people with small children doing the hike. It is very doable.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

As other reviewers have shared, this easy hike can be quite crowded w/ not only lots of people, but lots of dogs on leashes. While walking on the main dirt road the various collection of hikers is quite entertaining to see, but when you have a back log at stream crossings, the number of guests can dampen your wanderlust spirits... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a very nice 3 +- hour hike that ends at a waterfall. Most of the hike is not hard, but toward the end you have to cross a stream several times, and the footing going over rocks is not easy for those who are less agile. That being said, there are lots of kids and dogs, etc.

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Carcassonne, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This beautiful canyon is only a few miles from my house, and I go here often with my dogs. It’s a perfect place to visit on a weekday in the morning, but be wary of the waterfall trail on weekends. It gets incredibly crowded, which has a real impact on your enjoyment of the natural beauty. If you visit, please... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Hiked here to see the Lower Falls - a nice spot and an enjoyable hike. The trail is relatively flat, but as switches back and forth across the river, with many large rocks and boulders to scramble across. Not recommended for persons with leg/knee problems, and comfortable shoes a must!

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Shawnee, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We enjoyed our walk to see the Eaton Canyon water fall. It was quite a walk so make sure you take plenty of water. It would be nice if they added more signage telling you where you are and how far you need to walk to enjoy the waterfall. It had rained the day before our hike so crossing the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot to hike. Thete is plenty of parking, a nature center bathrooms. Once you star the hike you will walk for about 15-20 minutes on an easy trail. Few parts have shade. Then you reach the 2nd half of the hike. When you get to the bridge, follow the trail under the bridge. From there you... More 

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