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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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Theodore Payne Foundation: Theodore Payne Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

First time hiking, so cant really compare it to any other trails, however it was definitely worth it. Not a lot of people there when I went so its nice and quiet with great views from all angles, and a few horseback riders as well. The scents of the plant life is like nice perfume. The houses right along the trails are nice, and the people seem friendly. Its rated as easy, which I found it a bit difficult but could just be me being a first timer from Chicago. definitely going back

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La Tuna Canyon
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

we went a back way into the trail and loved the 2+ miles of solitude hiking in the verdugo mountain park. it was a bit of a bummer to then get to the top and realize it was an old fire road with tons of people everywhere. i think if you take the fire road the whole way it would be a great trail run with dogs, but if you are going for a hike and want to get into the wilderness the la tuna canyon loop isn't the way to go. the side trails off the beaten path is where it is at!

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La Tuna Canyon Loop Trail
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9 Completed 1 Reviews

Love this multiple trail hike! I stayed on the East side heading South towards the communication towers. It took me 1.5 hr on incline and 1.0 hr on decline. The incline has a view of Sun Valley/Tujunga along the 210. Not until you get to the top that you will see Burbank and Downtown LA. I got a good sweat and strength training with a pace at 3.0 mph on this moderate elevation gain. Highly recommended!

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La Tuna Canyon Loop Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Great Hiking ...

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La Tuna Canyon Loop Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a great hike/jog. There are a couple different trails that break off the main trail/service road that if you want a little more challenge, then those are options. They do act as shortcuts if you take some of them, but just be really careful. Better if you use them going up than coming down. They're a little frightening downward because they're so steep. But the view at the top is spectacular. I can't wait to do it on a crystal clear day

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La Tuna Canyon
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10 Completed 12 Reviews

I hiked this trail with my dog and found it to be a fun moderate hike to the top. This was the busiest trail I've ever been on. Lots of hikers with dogs. Everyone hiking with a dog had their dog on a leash except for one person and that dog was so well behaved, traveling right beside its owner, the rules of keeping dogs on a leash for that dog, would be stupid to enforce. It would have been like seeing Cesar Millan with Junior and complaining because Cesar didn't put Junior on a leash (or any dog with Cesar), anyone who knows or watches the Dog Whisperer knows that it would be rude to demand Cesar put his dog on a leash. My dog has to be on a leash, I wouldn't risk her biting or scaring anyone but hiking without her would be lonely so I follow the rules. It was a clean trail for the most part but I did see some dog poop on parts of the trail and the courteous thing to do is to always carry poop pick up bags with you and clean up after your pet. I didn't take any of the shortcuts but if you want a harder workout there are sections you can take that are super steep, so much so I think you have to use all fours to get to the top if you are up to the challenge. If you haven't hiked LA Tuna, I say go for it, it's enjoyable, scenic, people friendly and even a beginner hiker without any disabilities probably could make it to the top given enough time to get there. I wouldn't rate this as advanced unless you take the shortcuts or consider the distance something longer than a moderate hiker would travel. As a beginner/intermediate level hiker I found it a steady but enjoyable, not to difficult climb.

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La Tuna Canyon
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

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****** I HATE STUPID ARSE PPL THAT TAKE THE LEASH OFF THEIR DOGS ******
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we need the rangers to start giving tickets ASAP

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La Tuna Canyon
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

great climbing trail..... its a road you dont really need a lot of suspension travel. very nice trail... theres like 1/4 mile of hardcore downhill spot that is optional if you wanna take the "shortcut"... very steep. made it all in 32/28 (middle chain ring front and 28t cassette).
happy riding!

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La Tuna Canyon Loop Trail
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17 Completed 9 Reviews

They're different paths you can choose to get to the top. I parked on the road near the entrance for the 210. It was a really fun hike, narrow trails, and a lot of hills. Great, 360 degree view from the top. The various benches provide for some splendid pictures.

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La Tuna Canyon
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10 Completed 8 Reviews

I do this hike starting from the parking area just off the 210 La Tuna Canyon exit. I just read about vandalism here, so I will be more careful. That said, I have hiked this about 15 times now without a problem. This was a good trail to train for longer hikes; it's steep ( if you take the short cut) in sections and has decent ascents. I go to the top near the towers then return the same way.

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