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This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake and...

This easy to moderate hiking trail offers a scenic view of Cascade Lake and Cascade Falls.

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Difficult hike dueto all rocky steps

This falls is pretty but if you have bad knees or hips it's tough. Mostly rocky stone steps uphill, little shade. I prefer eagle falls. Cascade falls was approximately 1.5-2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan M
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Ohio
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Ohio
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This falls is pretty but if you have bad knees or hips it's tough. Mostly rocky stone steps uphill, little shade. I prefer eagle falls. Cascade falls was approximately 1.5-2 miles each way from inspiration point parking lot. Go early. It was hot, parking wasn't too bad if you go early. You may be able to park closer and save... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took this hike because it was listed as "easy". We quickly learned that "easy" mountain hike is NOT equal to "easy" hill hikes back home. You don't need special equipment; however, hiking boots and a trek pole or walking stick would be beneficial. Take water and wear sunscreen. I would not take infants, toddlers or little ones who wonder... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The falls are best in the spring and early summer. They were flowing well when we visited in mid-June. The hike is about a mile each way. It starts out fairly easy, but soon begins to climb. It will take a little work to get there, but the trail is well maintained. The trail takes you to the top of... More 

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Thank SteveinCH
San Martin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

A short and easy hike to such an amazing place. I visited in early spring and besides the main falls there were many other rivers of water rushing to get to the bottom. I found some flat comfy rocks right at the edge where the main body of water plunges over. Looking down past my feet I watched the water... More 

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Thank ButtercupSong
Mineral Springs, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Cascade Falls is very picturesque. You will take so many pictures. The weather was perfect. Get out of the casinos and enjoy nature, plus it's FREE....

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Thank PhOtOqueen2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Cascade Falls was a good hike with a nice view of the lake. The waterfall was beautiful from afar;however it was not the view I expected up close as you are right on top of the falls. However, it was still an enjoyable hike. Do take note that there are a lot of rocky, steep parts of the trail!

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Thank Maria T
Bentonville, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the hike, but the trail was sometimes hard to follow . We ended up at the top of the falls... Which I thought we would see the whole thing? Either way the hike was pretty with nice views of the lake .

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Thank Harpers0512
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

came in at the wrong season, California still has no rain no snow, which means no falls lol, but still I really enjoyed the walk

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The waterfall was very low this time of year, barely a stream. But that didn't stop us from enjoying the hike and the spectacular views of Cascade Lake. This is not a gentle hike. There are a lot of ups and downs and very rocky-- so wear closed toed shoes! I wish we had brought a picnic. We would have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Moderate trails with beautiful views of Emerald Bay The two trails cascade falls and desolation wilderness were my wife's first hiking experience. A bit tough for a newbie but with a few rest stops we reached our goals. The views of the lake, specially Emerald bay are worth the effort. Don't forget to rest once you get to the lake... More 

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