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Eaton Canyon

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Great Walk and Some Climbing Experience

A beautiful park right at the feet of the Sierra Madre, no entrance fee, good for level and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Y8718GGandreask
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Cheshire, United States
take your water

Nice walk, keep following the trail and when you come to the bridge, go down to the dry river bed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mnrcuthbert
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful park right at the feet of the Sierra Madre, no entrance fee, good for level and mountain hiking. The nature path instructs on plants and animals in the area. There are facilities for a cookout and shelters. Parking area closes at 5 pm,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Y8718GGandreask
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice walk, keep following the trail and when you come to the bridge, go down to the dry river bed then continue walking along. Not well marked. Very dry so take plenty of water and perhaps a snack to enjoy at the waterfall.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mnrcuthbert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are lots of rocks and inclines and so this hike is not for the faint of heart. Wear climbing shoes and be prepared for them to get wet. Take it slow and enjoy the experience. Easily done in an hour or so.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Henry R
Reviewed 8 December 2018

The first mile in is not too exciting and an quite an easy walk in, the next 1/2 mile is much more enjoyable. You will have to cross the steam several times before getting to the falls and the small pool of water it dumps...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hfdad
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank seethecityseethezoo
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Christophe H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

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. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank _leland_
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank missellef
Reviewed 28 August 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Howard A
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Victoria G
14 August 2018|
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Response from WMD44 | Reviewed this property |
No, too steep overall.
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AnaO2155
30 June 2018|
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Response from Salvatore F | Reviewed this property |
I never measured the distance, but knew it was a lot of uphill and took 45 min or more.
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blountch
2 July 2017|
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Response from Mikelemberg | Reviewed this property |
The first 30 minutes from parking lot are flat. I think there is a falls if you stay on the flat part. The climb to top is probably too much.
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