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Monrovia Canyon Park
Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Monrovia
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

I parked on the street in the residential area to avoid the $5 entry fee. Worked out well. I started early around 7 a.m. and to avoid the crowds on the weekend. Enjoyed this section of the Angeles National Forest.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Monrovia Canyon Park is a true gem in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest. It is small, but worth a visit. There is a short hike to a beautiful little waterfall, a wonderful nature center and lots of places with picnic tables. There is a small entrance fee.

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

Just a five minute drive from Old Town Monrovia, the park is a great place to escape urban life. Hikes from easy and short to an all day outing. Staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank cnr128
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

It is $5 for a day pass that also lets you into similar parks in the area. this is a good place for hiking and learning about the local flora and fauna. We didn't have our hiking gear, so we just drove to the end of the road and took in the views. We also visited the small nature center there that had information about the ecology of the area and some reptiles and amphibians to look at.
the hiking trails looked very good and you can take a .75 mile hike up to a waterfall.

Thank lmg1954
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

The hike for the waterfall is really easy and short. A small child, pet, or elderly person could complete this hike (my small puppy did just fine). You can determine whether to start at the nature center (only 0.75 mile one way) or from a further distance like the cabin. The majority of the trail is shaded and runs along the creek. Its very nice! Once you get to the waterfall, it is very nice and peaceful too.

This hike is also one of the cleanest ones I've done. Almost no dog poop and graffiti like others nearby but this may be due to the fact that they charge $5 for parking and have rangers/volunteers.

At the nature center there are also picnic tables for you to have a picnic before or after your hike as well as bathrooms.

Definitely will return.

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