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Three Sisters Waterfalls Trail

Descanso, CA

Three Sisters Waterfalls Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Descanso, CA that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible from March until October.

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Stonewall Peak Trail
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47 Completed 46 Reviews

Piece of cake, if you like delicious cake with views for days. I also feel like this trail needed a few more switchbacks ;). Great trail. Decent incline towards the end and a beautiful sunset. Gorgeous!

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

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Volcan Mountain Trail
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41 Completed 39 Reviews

Beautiful. We made it to the meadow

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William Heise Loop Trail
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27 Completed 13 Reviews

Fun

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William Heise Loop Trail
by Mabel Piris

17 Completed 18 Reviews

Loved it! Peaceful!

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Sill Hill Waterfall Trail
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10 Completed 1 Reviews

We weren't paying attention and missed the trail to the waterfall, that's our fault. The grassy trail between the service roads was great. Very scenic views and the burnt trees are eerie. Reminded me of the elephant graveyard from The Lion King.

But the service roads and service roads as trails in general just don't appeal to me. Plus we passed/had to move off the road for multiple truck reforestation tours. Doesn't feel like a hike on a trafficked road.

I'd rate it as moderately difficult and with any hiking experience less so.

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Stonewall Peak Trail
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73 Completed 9 Reviews

amazing hike, been here couple times, good for kids

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Stonewall Peak Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

A very enjoyable trail; great views and a good variety of wild flowers. The trail is very steep at the top.

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Kelly Ditch Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We started this hike at Cuyamaca Lake, hiking to William Heise Park. To do that, we took two cars, left one at William Heise and the other at Lake Cuyamaca. The signs say it's 5.5 miles, but that's to the park's boundary. It's about another 1.5 miles to the parking lot from the boundary. It's a beautiful hike, somewhat challenging with the elevation gains and losses. We went in April and there were lots of wild flowers. The view at the highest point is gorgeous, looking to the west and seeing El Capitan Mountain and Cuyamaca Peak. I think if it had been a clear day we could have seen the ocean. Definitely worthwhile!