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All reviews easy hike nature center nice hike great hiking stream crossings stepping stones half mile hiking trails bring water toll road close to nature parking lot gets hot an adventure start early avoid the crowds mount wilson
I hiked in this Canyon last week. I highly recommend it if you're looking to return to nature/get away from the busy city.
Notes: because it has been so dry, the waterfall was barely a trickle
Most of the signs are in poor condition (see...More
It’s only a short hike to the waterfall. I think 4 miles or less round trip. Go early in the morning 5am to 6am. It’s a popular place to visit and there’s tons of foot traffic. As with all natural places in LA it has...More
We regularly hike the canyon either from the parking lot below at the Nature Center or entering from Pinecrest further up the route. Either way, on a clear day, the views are great of the SGV and if lucky downtown LA appears very clear.
This is a beautiful place to get outside and away from the city!
Family friendly: YES
The trail does have a slight incline to it that little legs will need to take their time on.
The path is not smooth so I would NOT recommend...More
Easy hiking if you stay on the path, or more difficult if you climb into the wash and clamber on the rocks. The first waypoint is the bridge path that comes down from the street to the west of the canyon. That takes 30 to...More
Wonderful hike with a waterfall at the end. Sometimes the waterfall pool is deeper than other times we’ve been. The beginning of the hike is not shaded for awhile so it can be hot later in the day. Recommend going early. Once in the trees...More
Too many people & a lot of noise... I prefer a better hike w/ less people so that I might focus more on nature & my surroundings, not having to make my way through groups of people w/ children...
It is outdoor hiking and over-rated.
If you are staying in LA and looking for some nature, head up to Eaton Canyon in the San Gabriel Foothills. There are several hikes in different canyons, but the most popular is the Eaton Canyon trail to the Waterfall. Parking is plenty and if...More