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WELL worth the strenuous hike!

Not a long hike but definitely some serious strenuous effort to be made to reach and return from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mel S
Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Pretty Falls. Nice short Hike. Good for most fitness levels

Lovely walk right of the street. Beautiful waterfall. Nice spot for a little picnic. Be prepared... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Clemente, California
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This moderate to difficult trail goes to Upper and Lower Eagle Falls and offers spectacular scenery.
24 Emerald Bay Rd, CA 96150
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a long hike but definitely some serious strenuous effort to be made to reach and return from the falls. But utterly worth the effort! GORGEOUS falls, cold water but swimmable, and wonderful views all along the way. Many seniors like myself on the trail...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk right of the street. Beautiful waterfall. Nice spot for a little picnic. Be prepared for the summer crowds.

Thank sjworldtravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spectacular views, all around, and the Eagle Lake at the top is just beautiful. I'd rate it as moderate hiking; while it isn't long, it is steep in parts. Bring water, picnic food if you want to eat at the top, and hiking shoes.

Thank JenB B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This hike was a little confusing to figure out. We went there with the intention of just hiking to Eagle Falls and I'm not convinced we ever saw the falls but we ended up going to Eagle Lake with was stunning!! The hike seems long...More

2  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 5 August 2018

short trail, all uphill and as always the rangers who built this trail seem to think everyone is 7 foot tall. My 6'3" husband even thought the steps were too tall. The view from bridge is very limited and there really isn't a really good...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 27 July 2018

If you do not get to the park entrance before 8am, you will be parking on the street up the mountain road! This is a very popular hike but the waterfalls are spectacular! This is the hidden gem off the lake!

1  Thank ShellyAK
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 7:30 and found plentiful parking. We were in the Eagle Falls lot. We first saw lower falls from Hwy 89 and then hiked upper Eagle Falls first. The stairs are helpful but a little steep and uneven. Take your time and enjoy...More

Thank BatchFam
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

You can continue past the bridge and Eagle Falls viewing point, to Eagle Lake. Total hike was about 3.4 miles, with most going up or down, rather than flat. It was moderately difficult/tiring, so I would be cautious if older or not in shape. Bring...More

3  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Drove up the falls and back to the hotel after struggling with traffic and parking to no avail. I recommend getting someone to drop you off. There were more people than the park should be allowed on the area. Shame.

Thank witherspoonq
Reviewed 6 June 2018

we hiked the eagle falls trail and included the extra trail up to eagle lake. there are some tougher spots but overall it was a nice hike. it took us about 3 hours to do the whole trail at a leisurely pace. look for a...More

2  Thank chuck h
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