Waterfalls

Switzer Falls: 2-Tier Cascade in Bear Canyon

Switzer Falls: 2-Tier Cascade in Bear Canyon

Distance 4.6 MilesTime2.5 HrsDifficulty ModerateSeasonMid-Late SpringElevation Gain695 FtLooking for a trail that offers everything from epic views, ruins, a luscious green canyon, and a beautiful waterfall? Visit Swtizter Falls in the San Gabriel Mountains. The...

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7 Must-Do Waterfalls in Southern California: 2022 Update

7 Must-Do Waterfalls in Southern California: 2022 Update

Looking for breathtaking waterfalls in Southern California? After 12 years of exploring our local mountains, I'd be more than happy to share with you what I think are the 7 most awe inspiring cascades, many of which are also the largest in Socal. Here are a few things...

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Bonita Falls: 2nd Largest Waterfall in Socal + Bonus Tiers

Bonita Falls: 2nd Largest Waterfall in Socal + Bonus Tiers

Distance 1.4 MilesTime1.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain334 FtMost people have hiked to Bonita Falls, but what they don't know is that two secret tiers lay directly above, and when added together, measure a total of 495ft! Bonita is a beautiful...

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Cedar Creek Falls & Huge Swimming Hole in SD

Cedar Creek Falls & Huge Swimming Hole in SD

Distance 5.6 MilesTime3 HrsDifficulty ModerateSeasonFall, Winter, SpringElevation Gain1,049 FtWant to visit a huge waterfall in San Diego County? Cedar Creek Falls is a super popular, yet surprisingly well-kept falls, with the largest swimming pool I've seen in SoCal....

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500ft Big Falls: Largest Waterfall in SoCal

500ft Big Falls: Largest Waterfall in SoCal

Distance 0.7 MilesTime~30 MinDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain112 FtMost of the waterfalls in SoCal are dead dry in the middle of the summer. Well, not Big Falls Trail! These colossal, multi-tiered falls are flowing pretty much all year-round. Big Falls...

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Trail Canyon Falls Hike in Tujunga: Bonus Seasonal Falls

Trail Canyon Falls Hike in Tujunga: Bonus Seasonal Falls

Distance 4.5 MilesTime2 HrsDifficulty ModerateSeasonFall, Winter, SpringElevation Gain990 FtLooking for an adventure? Check out Trail Canyon Falls in Angeles National Forest. This amazing hike is LITTERED with seasonal waterfalls, which you can enjoy if you know when...

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Eaton Canyon Falls 2022: Trail, Directions, & Map

Eaton Canyon Falls 2022: Trail, Directions, & Map

Distance  4.4 Miles Time ~3 Hrs Difficulty Easy Season Spring Elevation Gain 521 Ft Are you interested in hiking to Eaton Canyon Falls, but need a guide to make the best of your visit? You've come to the right place. Eaton Canyon Falls is the most popular waterfall in...

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San Antonio Falls: Short Hike to 75-Foot Waterfall in LA

San Antonio Falls: Short Hike to 75-Foot Waterfall in LA

Distance  1.4 Miles Time ~45 Min Difficulty Easy Season Late Winter - Spring Elevation Gain 285 Ft Looking for an easy weekend adventure? Checkout 75 foot San Antonio Falls in the Angeles National Forest! The trail at San Antonio Falls totals 1.4-miles roundtrip, and...

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Kitchen Creek Falls: Hike to Natural Pools and Waterfall

Kitchen Creek Falls: Hike to Natural Pools and Waterfall

Distance  4.8 MilesTime ~2.5 HrsDifficulty Easy-ModerateSeason April - JuneElevation Gain 813 FtThis has to be one of my top favorite hikes in San Diego. Not only are there multiple natural pools, but there's also a pretty large hidden waterfall at the end! This place...

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Millard Canyon Falls Guide: 50ft Falls & Scenic Trail

Millard Canyon Falls Guide: 50ft Falls & Scenic Trail

Distance  1.2 MilesTime ~1 HrDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 308 FtMillard Canyon Falls is an easy, 1.2-mile hike located near Altadena, California. The trail features a 50-foot waterfall and creek crossings. It's a child-friendly and dog-friendly hike. ...

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Brown Mountain Dam: 2 Trails Included

Brown Mountain Dam: 2 Trails Included

Distance  2 MilesTime ~1 HrDifficulty ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 628 FtBrown Mountain Dam Waterfall is a must-do for SoCal residents! The breathtaking cascade towers above the abundant trees and forms a shallow 3-4 foot pool for you to cool off. Brown...

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Three Sisters Falls Trail: Best Waterfall in San Diego

Three Sisters Falls Trail: Best Waterfall in San Diego

Distance  4.1 MilesTime ~3.5-4 HrsDifficulty Moderate - HardSeason Late March - Early JuneElevation Gain 980 FtIf you live in the San Diego area or are planning a trip here, you don’t want to miss out on the best waterfall in all of SD County! This hike is located in...

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50ft Lewis Falls: Download Map, Bonus Falls, Directions

50ft Lewis Falls: Download Map, Bonus Falls, Directions

Distance  1.1 MilesTime ~30 MinDifficulty ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 360 FtLooking for a waterfall that flows virtually all year long? Checkout Lewis Falls! The shady hike is a total 1.1-miles located in the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. The scenic...

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Heart Rock Trail: 25ft Falls at Seeley Creek & Directions

Heart Rock Trail: 25ft Falls at Seeley Creek & Directions

Distance 1.3 MilesTime2 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain272 FtLooking for an easy and scenic waterfall hike? Look no further, Heart Rock Trails is a must do. Heart Rock Trail is a 1.3 mile roundtrip trail located in the mountain town of Crestline. This...

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