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Eaton Canyon Natural Area

#16 of 62 things to do in Pasadena Features Animals
1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
+1 626-398-5420
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STAY ON THE TRAILS!

There is a beautiful water fall, and this is a great hike for those who are prepared: Hats, sun... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Cindy A
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Los Angeles, California
Easy Hike with lots of Waterfalls

We went here on Mother's Day so naturally it was packed but we were still able to find parking in... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Ammara T
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1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

There is a beautiful water fall, and this is a great hike for those who are prepared: Hats, sun screen, sturdy shoes or sandals and lots of water, especially in the summer. BUT: DON'T GO OFF THE TRAILS! I live within "shouting distance" of the...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017

We went here on Mother's Day so naturally it was packed but we were still able to find parking in the overflow lot which was a 5min walk to the trail and free. The hike wasn't that long and took us 2hrs total and is...More

Thank Ammara T
Reviewed May 17, 2017

we visited this area with the idea of going on a nice hike, which did not disappoint. after hiking we decided to stop in a visit the nature center. "what a dump" is all we could think as we walked around the grounds. it looked...More

Thank al g
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Interesting walk to the waterfall. Need to know where to start and be prepare to cross the creek 10-12 time and maybe get wet! But it worth it!! At the end- waterfall and small pool of clean cold water!!!

Thank isvaysb
Reviewed April 29, 2017

A secret place out of the business of city life can be found in the park. As you go under the fire road bridge a small trail will take you between two canyon walls. As they grow closer together you will find the trail a...More

Thank CadenceDan
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The hiking was quite nice. First half is a wide, dusty trail leading up to the canyon. But the second half is worth the trip. You cross a little stream 5 or 6 times, hike through a beautiful canyon trail and finish at a waterfall....More

Thank SKR944
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Located just north of Pasadena near the San Gabriel mountains is Eaton Canyon. A beautiful nature center to Escape the hustle and bustle of modern civilization. Features well formed hiking trails culminating with a breathtaking waterfall at its end. Also features campgrounds and a fully...More

Thank dmasu2005
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We decided to drive 2 hrs from San Diego to Pasadena, CA to hike the Eaton Canyon waterfalls and we were not disappointed! Due to recent Southern California rains, the waterfalls and the creek came alive and boy it was very crowded at the trail...More

1  Thank lazvi01
Reviewed December 29, 2016

As rookie hikers, it took us about 1hr and 15 min to make it to the fall. Mind you, the fall is not that enormous, but it is a very nice site. We found parking to be a challenge. There was an overflow parking area...More

1  Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I can travel here in 5-10 minutes, parking at times is a pain but there is usually parking at the second entrance further away from the Nature center Parking lot. I like that I can go here alone and there will be people nearby but...More

1  Thank Barbra B
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Selene M
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Ammara T | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There were many dogs on the trail.
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Nata J
May 13, 2017|
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Response from ttaylor2u | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing a bicycle rack, but there are posts near the Nature Center that you could probably use to secure your bicycle.
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July Y
April 21, 2017|
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Response from ttaylor2u | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is near the Eaton Canyon Nature Center (located between the parking lot and the start of the trails).
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