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Eaton Canyon

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1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
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Start with the visitors center. Then a walk to the waterfall, crisscrossing a small stream bed that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pasadena, CA
Average Hike

Lovely hike in shaded area which works out toward your favour. I'd advise to take bug spray though... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nas S
Long Beach, California
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“nature center” (14 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice trails and the hike to the waterfall is well worth it IF you time it right. Our first hike it hadn't rained in a long time so there was no water but the second time we planned it after large amounts of rain (for...More

Thank Tori L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go hiking...nice waterfall and pretty easy to do the hike...Bring water and start early

Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Nice easy hike. A few areas- moderate. Getting to waterfall was worth the hike. Nice views of the canyon. We passed two gentlemen volunteers who were picking up trash- ( they go each week) they even were carrying a ladder that was used to vandalize...More

Thank Ruthie N
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Visited Eaton Canyon with the GF and her small dog, did a hike up the trail toward the San Gabriels. Lots of interesting geology, some strange tree formations, great views of the mountains. The main park area has picnic tables, nice areas for kiddie play....More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

read on tripadvisor this is an easy hike! I do not know the american standards for "easy" but for those working in an office and not going on weekly hikes, this is not easy at all. It goes up and down, you have to cross...More

Thank Marie-Ange C
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Eaton Canyon is a favorite to take beginner hikers to see some S. CA nature. A hat, good hiking shoes & water are needed.

1  Thank PamTPasadena
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A nice hike and sort of easy. Except the last 1/2 mile, you need to climb a rocky slopes. Along the way, you will need to navigate some creeks. It depends on the month, some may have more water than others. From the beginning, the...More

2  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

It's not an easy hike and not for everyone, but if you are in shape and out for an adventure, take the hike to Henniger Flats. Two things are required for this hike: time and water. The hike up is 3 miles which means the...More

1  Thank PapaT0ny
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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.
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.
3 January 2017|
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.