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Address: 1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046

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The Hike up to the flats is wonderful

My review is for the hike leading up to the campground from eaton canyon. It's a beautiful hike with spectacular views. Finally you are rewarded with an amazing view of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2015
Emmanuel B
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South Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Excellent (and not super-busy) hike up the mountain, ending with the Henninger Flats Campground which makes you feel like you're in a whole different world. After hiking through desert, you find yourself in cool, shady, pine trees with lovely views of LA (and--on clear days--even the beach).

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

My review is for the hike leading up to the campground from eaton canyon. It's a beautiful hike with spectacular views. Finally you are rewarded with an amazing view of the pasadena area and on clear days all of los angeles.

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

I have actually never camped there, just hiked up in the morning, relaxed in the campground area and enjoyed the stunning overlooks, then hiked down. It is clean, well kept, and beautiful.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

We went here as a mini, "try out" backpacking trip for me, since I'd never been. It was about a 3 mile hike up to the campsite, which was not bad at all. We were so pleasantly surprised by the campsites…even though it was February, and getting toward evening, someone was staffing the lodge and checked us in. There were... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

Hey, do not do this unless you are in shape and used to hiking. I don't know how long it takes a "normal" person but It took me 4 hours to get there and about 2 1/2hours to get back down. Very interesting place, read the history of the hill and the hotels and the observatory before you go.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Forestry Service should be commended how they run this place, each year we take about 30 JROTC cadets up and assist in planting trees, and camping. We receive the Red carpet treatment every time and always build a great relationship with the Forest Rangers. Its a hidden Paradise

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

It was a sunny morning climb a few years ago. There was not much trees but the morning sun kept you climbing to the top. It was not so strenuous. Along the way I met mountain bikers. picnickers & dog owners taking their dogs for a walk. From the top, you get a good skyline view of Los Angeles. It... More 

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North Royalton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

Takes about an hour to get to this point...once there great views and surrounded by pine trees....good place to rest and take in the view before heading upward as the scenery gets much better above...

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Rosemead, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you are a Los Angeles resident and want to experience the outdoors while still having the comforts of being close to home then this is your place! The hike up to Henninger flats is pretty strenuous so be prepared to bring beverages to restore your electrolytes! I usually take the Walnut Canyon route up but there are alternative routes... More 

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