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Three Sisters Waterfalls Trail

Descanso, CA

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Three Sisters Waterfalls Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Julian, California that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking, rock climbing & walking and is accessible from November until June.

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Recent Reviews

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Sill Hill Waterfall Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I can't believe it. I was browsing for more hikes to go on in this area and I saw the picture of the shelter I made while hiking this trail, lol. So I actually hiked to the top off the mountain and down the east side rather than turn down this trail. I went in February on a warm day a few days after it snowed. The first hour of the hike was fine till we got to the mud. 2 steps up and 1 slide back lol. Eventually we got to the ice and it was slippery and very steep. Took us almost all day. Beautiful hike though. Try to go about 2 weeks or so after it rains so the ground will harden back up.

P.S. Easy to find Trail Head for this hike BUT almost impossible to find the cutoff to the falls from the trail to the peak.

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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6 Completed 5 Reviews

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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27 Completed 2 Reviews

Very scenic & a pretty easy trail. Great views. Not a lot of people either which is nice. Tons of wild sage here so it smells amazing! Bonus: There's 2 wineries right next door that we visited just in time to enjoy a tasting for sunset.

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Arroyo Tapiado & Arroyo Seco del Diablo Loop Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This is a one of a kind experience. Get ready to get dirty and have the time of your life. The road in is a little rough, easy for my truck but be careful if you have a vehicle that sits close to the ground.

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William Heise County Park: Combined Trails Loop
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14 Completed 6 Reviews

Nice moderate trail. Remnants of Cedar Fire everywhere. Cool old growth forest near the end.

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Blair Valley
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39 Completed 36 Reviews

Great off roading location. We ended up on it by accident on a weekend exploration of various trails. As always with desert trails, make sure you have extra fuel and water. Add a nice hike by locating the Marshall South Trail head that winds up the mountain to Marshall Souths house.

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Granite Mountain Trail
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8 Completed 3 Reviews

This hike is harder than it seems by looking at the map ----- lots of pretty steep pitches while simultaneously boulder hopping, so its difficult to get into a good climbing stride. The view from the top is well worth it, and you'll likely have the place all to yourself!

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

Very pretty views and not too strenuous. Really fun hike, will be back. Went on a weekday and we were the only ones on the trail.

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Old Banner Toll Road Trail
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

I followed the tracker from the review below and could not for the life of me find the trail head. It's super sketchy and you will definitely get approached by the people who live near by because you are basically on their land. Next time I may try to use the directions a few posts down and see if it feels less invasive.

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a great trail! It's an uphill trek the hole way but not too difficult. Totally worth it when you get to the top. Would definitely do this again.

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