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Eaton Canyon

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1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
+1 626-398-5420
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Easy Hike

This is a nice area for an easy hike. We went on a weekday morning and it was a bit crowded with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dominique M
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Great view

Great view and walk. Nice place for a date and to sit in the moonlight. But don't stay out too late!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salvatore F
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“easy hike” (16 reviews)
“nature center” (14 reviews)
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1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
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"easy hike"
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"nature center"
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"nice hike"
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"stream crossings"
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"love nature"
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"stepping stones"
in 2 reviews
"rock hopping"
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"shaded area"
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"toll road"
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"close to nature"
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"hiking spots"
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"beautiful waterfall"
in 4 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
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"an adventure"
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"miles round trip"
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"longer hike"
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"mount wilson"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice area for an easy hike. We went on a weekday morning and it was a bit crowded with school classes.

Thank Dominique M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view and walk. Nice place for a date and to sit in the moonlight. But don't stay out too late!

Thank Salvatore F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Better go inside earlier, otherwise, out of canyon late, without light, it’s dangerous. There is a river deep inside of canyon. No road, you have to take shoes off and walk through the river like “z” way. Fun. Watch snake before walk to the river.

Thank pldj m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiking the Eaton Canyon Trail to the waterfall is a must-do for Angelenos tired of the 405, 101, 10, 134 and every other congested highway we spend too much time on. This is a perfect walk for dogs as well, but be aware that it...More

Thank Shelley R
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

On a recent visit to Pasadena, we had the opportunity to visit Eaton Canyon (after reading about it on Trip Advisor). We were not disappointed. It is a very safe, beautiful area to hike. There is a perfect amount of diverse terrain ranging from flat,...More

Thank Melray61
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We are so fortunate to live right near the canyon. It has been so much fun to go with friends and family to do a quick hike to the waterfall. Great memories!!!

Thank Cape-SoCal
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I revisited and am still very happy for us hikers are positive-thinking people... Although not half, the waterfall is still 1/4 full!! The left was taken in January and the right is mid October. Safe for solo female hiker. Round trip is about 1.5 hours...More

1  Thank HappyGeekyWoman
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had an early evening stroll along the lower section of the canyon trail on a very hot and sunny day. Boy was the scrub parched. Views of the higher canyon walls impressive. Came across both a small lizard .... and also a small snake...More

Thank BobandJosie
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Start with the visitors center. Then a walk to the waterfall, crisscrossing a small stream bed that actually has water in it part of the year. Hardy visitors can access the Mount Wilson Toll Road (now for use only by the Forest Service) and hike...More

Thank camusfan
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely hike in shaded area which works out toward your favour. I'd advise to take bug spray though as we were bombarded by a lot of bugs. Apart from that, it was lovely!

1  Thank Nas S
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Charity B
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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Jhemuine
28 May 2017|
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Response from PapaT0ny | Reviewed this property |
No... that might be the Visitor's Center and parking lot. There are several access points to the trails that are always open. One is at Midwick and Altadena Drive another is off Cresent.
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JosephinePauline
3 January 2017|
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Response from ProudNanaof2 | Reviewed this property |
Pasadena PD does have a gun range in Eaton Canyon, we have never heard gun shots but that is timing I'm sure. It's a great hike even with a child on your back.
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