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Tenaja Falls

Cleveland Forest Rd, Murrieta, CA
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Horse ride to the falls

I always enjoy riding from La Cresta to the falls. Long ride but well worth it. Some great views on... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
William J
Sage, California, United States
Family hike day

Beautiful hike that can be done with your family. You can stop at the falls for a quick picnic and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
felica p
via mobile
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“easy hike” (2 reviews)
“stream” (2 reviews)
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Cleveland Forest Rd, Murrieta, CA
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I always enjoy riding from La Cresta to the falls. Long ride but well worth it. Some great views on the way there. I always stop at the falls for a bag lunch and some drinks. The falls are a great reason to take a...More

1  Thank William J
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hike that can be done with your family. You can stop at the falls for a quick picnic and dip if there's water :) . Then continue on your hike for a more complete workout. Beautiful just be on the lookout for wild animals...More

1  Thank felica p
Reviewed 23 May 2017

One of my favorite hikes after the rain! Great view and has a serene atmosphere. May need wading boots to get through the creek when water is flowing.

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, very natural, very quiet. fresh air . I recommend it for family outings. The only bad thing is that there are no shops if one wants water or something to eat

Thank Ignacio M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visit in the Winter or Sprimg months. A beautiful view and remarkably novel experience. The canyon is an oven in the summer months and the water is not running during that time.

Thank allanb645
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A must see if you love to hike come here its beautiful and they have hikes for all age ranges you can even bring your pets.

2  Thank fpetty
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This was an awesome hike thru some great country. We had a terrific afternoon in the sunshine and clean air. So thankful to live in CA. Ran into several groups of fellow hikers that were also enjoying the scenery. It was so nice to be...More

Thank BuckWal17
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Roadside parking is sparse, and you need decent shoes to hike in - I also recommend viewing Tenaja Falls during wetter weather, lest you find a trickle rather than a torrent. For the best viewing experience visits tend to be muddy. Setting that aside, such...More

Thank grriverajr
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Sadly, this is not as beautiful as it once was. The lack of rain has made this a sad little trickle of water into a shallow water hole. Also there is a lot of graffiti on the rocks. With that said, it is close to...More

3  Thank amy h
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It takes a little while to get there from the highway through a tiny winding road but well worth it when you get there. There is a small stream as you head up the mountain then after a little over halfway up you get great...More

Thank Jonathan U
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Carolyn P
29 June 2017|
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Response from BuckWal17 | Reviewed this property |
A bit. Just be aware and go carefully. It a great hike. Be sure to take lots of water and sun protection. Cell reception is spotty at best. You should be in good shape.
Bonnie S
17 November 2016|
Response from Carolyn P |
does the road up have steep drops ?