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Interesting hike

This short rugged hike it’s not for people out of shape. Tough on the knees a little slick. No... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Apache Junction, Arizona
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Short, interesting hike!

We went to see the waterfall, it was all dried up... nonetheless, it was beautiful. The home was... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Tustin, California
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Ortega Highway, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

But if you persevere, you will find it. There is a pull off, we did not see any signs, and it is to the west of the highway. I was not a fan of the graffiti.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This short rugged hike it’s not for people out of shape. Tough on the knees a little slick. No water at the end of fall is dry. But if you like to watch Rock climbing you can see the groups from UCI

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went to see the waterfall, it was all dried up... nonetheless, it was beautiful. The home was very short to the waterfall but it might be difficult for small children unless they're used to climbing a bit and hiking. You park on the side...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ebaez11
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We recently hiked several of the trails around near Ortega Falls and really enjoyed ourselves. It would have been over the top spectacular if we weren't in a drought! Everything was so dry and brittle and almost no water anywhere. Still a very nice hike...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank ccrowe3
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

It's amazing how a small drive could take you to a different world. Ortega highway is beautiful except it could be a little slow if following a slow driver. To reach the falls you descend down less than half a mile, or you could start...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Sugaylange
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Short & Sweet hike! Not hard, but not easy due to uneven ground and rocks...just take it slow with kids, but they can do it! The waterfalls are worth it. There are a few levels of pools, so be sure to keep going up until...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Kim W
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This place is wild and deep hill. We are walking careful. It's not way available, you must walk along stone. Water is clear and fresh. 13 mile from walkers canyon. One of place to explore after you comes lake elsimore

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank lejolie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Beautiful place. You need some kind of pass to park here to hike. You can get it at a Rangers station. Can be a little rugged. Wear tennis shoes, not sandals...

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank MEma26qts
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

It is awesome to finally find this place! I could hear the sound of the waterfalls as I got out of my car. For a moment, I was frustrated because I can hear it but I can't seem to find it. My first thought was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Compwizmt
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Always drive safely and respect other drivers. This road provides many opportunities to safely and within the posted speed limit; utilize a properly designed suspension on a finely tuned machine

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Popparick
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