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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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Great hiking trail. Sadly there was no water fall, when I was there. Bring alot to drink to hike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denis L
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Hike to the falls

A nice easy hike to a wonderful waterfall at its end. A bit dry and underwhelming in the beginning... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Henry S
,
Duarte, California
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“easy hike” (17 reviews)
“nature center” (14 reviews)
“nice hike” (8 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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"great hiking"
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"stream crossings"
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"stepping stones"
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"rock hopping"
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"toll road"
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"close to nature"
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"hiking spots"
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"start early"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hiking trail. Sadly there was no water fall, when I was there. Bring alot to drink to hike - it gets hot upthere!

Thank Denis L
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A nice easy hike to a wonderful waterfall at its end. A bit dry and underwhelming in the beginning until you reach the bridge and it becomes lush with a meandering stream, oak trees and lots of people especially on the weekend.

3  Thank Henry S
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 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 16 February 2018

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 4 February 2018

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 23 January 2018

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 5 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 16 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 13 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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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
4 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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