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Eaton Canyon Trail

Pasadena, CA

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Eaton Canyon Falls Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Pasadena, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Bernardo Mountain Trail
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48 Completed 7 Reviews

Went with my hiking group again today, nice work out. this is our 6th visit I think, great cool weather and not too crowded at 8 :00 am. Views are always great, and now crowds today.

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Smugglers Cove Trail
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14 Completed 1 Reviews

Such an awesome day, a truly unforgettable experience! Got seasick on the ferry over there, had to run the last mile back to catch the ferryat the end of the day, slight heat stroke (very little shade) didn't have a minute to spare to check out the welcome center or relax at the cove turnaround! Can't wait to get back for a second try, loved it. The ocean breeze, the birds that buzzed our heads, the Fox on the trail in front of us...totally worth the trip!

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Wawona Meadow Loop
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

great easy loop to do if you have a dog. there was no one else on the trail so we let him off leash and run through the meadows. check out toulumne grove also if you have a dog.

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Tuolumne Grove
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

not so easy in winter! we were ambitious and did this trail in about 2 feet of snow. it was fun but tiring especially on the way up! we used our poles and had full gear but still had to take breaks. Trees were amazing to see... definitely worth the trip! If you are fit, do this in winter!

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Mariposa Grove Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

very cool hike. we went to the museum and back on various trails. it was winter and we had about 2 feet of snow to deal with but it was fun! definitely takes longer and be prepared to do a bit of trailblazing (signs are horrible). make sure to bring a map (found at entrance). We also did toulumne grove and nelder grove (way less crowded) which were both awesome.

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Lewis Creek National Scenic Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

such a gorgeous trail... we went in December but before any snow hit and it was a great hike. we let our dog off leash and didn't see a soul the entire time. The uphill on the way back is not really uphill but a steady climb, no big deal if you are relatively fit. River was low but rolling with the recent storms. We didn't see any mountain lions!

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Shadow of the Giants
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

very pleasant walk with my wife and dog. we went in December when there was about 1.5 inches of snow. we were the only ones on the trail so we let the dog off leash. We started here then went to Fresno dome afterwards.

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North Lykken Loop #4 - CA
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492 Completed 455 Reviews

Breaking in my new backpack today was the primary reason and exercise was second, one of those typical Saturdays, it was overcast all day and chilly. This Eurosport WWII backpack look cool but I'm beginning to discover the shoulder straps padding were too thin.

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Potato Chip Rock - Mt. Woodson Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice hike. Great views! We got there at 5:30am (Saturday) to be at the top by sunrise. No crowds at all. We took a lot of pictures on potato chip rock. We even went back on to do some retakes. When I read reviews on the hike I read the jumping to the rock and off it was difficult. It is a little but not impossible. The only recommendation I would make is to make sure you wear shoes with a good grip. I used my running shoes and almost fell down because the rock was wet with the morning mist.

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San Juan Loop Trail
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

This is a great trail and it is not overused. I hiked here last weekend after the rainfall we had in the area, but I am happy it was not muddy. There were several areas where waterfalls once appeared, but due to the drought there aren't any waterfalls currently. I felt the trail was easy when starting from the side where the San Juan loop information sign is located, but then about 1/2 mile to home stretch after passing the picnic area you have some incline to work with. This was my first time hiking this trail and it was great, had beautiful weather, and good for all ages to explore. There are restrooms, no water inside to wash your hands but you'll find a water pump just to the left near the parking stalls. The candy store across has drinks, snacks, organic candies, sandwiches, hiking maps and the owner is really a sweetie.

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