Hermit Falls Trail

MODERATE
#4 of 5 trails in Arcadia Wilderness Park
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Hermit Falls Trail is a 2.5 mile out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, CA that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible from November until June. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.5 miles 1102 feet Out & Back
dogs on leash hiking walking views waterfall
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From the Foothill Freeway (I-210) in Arcadia, take the Santa Anita Avenue exit and drive north to Chantry Flat, 4.6 miles.

Edgar Madrigal

1 Completed1 Reviews

Jacqueline C.

Nice beautiful hike, dog friendly, coming back is a little bit of a work out. Definitely come early parking is a bitch.

Sam Garcia

1 Completed1 Reviews

Short, but packs a punch.. Beautiful views.. Parking can be challenging so go early . Will definitely do again.

Vanessa Jule

1 Completed1 Reviews

Short, easy but very intense hike! Loved it..got a work out going down and up on this trial...and the views with the sound of the water flowing is priceless!!! Very pleased..

Emma Barr

2 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike with some really sweet views of the Angeles National Forest. Deffinetely worth the rock climbing to get down to the fall.

Rachel Kennedy Mayfield

1 Completed1 Reviews

$5 to park nice falls at bottom of trail. well maintained trail. down hill to falls then uphill to return.

Nick Lunsford

23 Completed1 Reviews

Dedrick Knox

3 Completed3 Reviews

Easy hike, even for the less experienced hiker. not much gain or loss but a nice walk through nature.

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Karen Agurto

22 Completed9 Reviews

The way there is downhill so be prepared for a moderate incline on the way back. It starts out without shade then as you make your way down you have the trees shade. I thought the water looked gross. There was trash at the bottom of the pools & even along the trail. There's also graffiti on the rocks which made the spot less beautiful. People were jumping off rocks into the pools. I left when a family came and took over the spot I was hanging out at. As in they literally put their stuff on top of mine & complained my dog scared their child. Please be respectful wherever you go hiking. If you didn't get there first, sucks but move along. I'm all for sharing but not being uncomfortable like that.