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Eaton Canyon Natural Area

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1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
+1 626-398-5420
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Attractive area for walking

Great area for walking, bring your dog! Creek crossings (when it rains), picnic tables, great... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
DonaldYokum
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Ventura, California
Beautiful hike but too many dogs

Beautiful hike with my grand daughter but there was graffiti which took away from the beauty and... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Rochelle S
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Kingwood
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“nature center” (9 reviews)
“parking lot” (6 reviews)
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1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107-1046
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+1 626-398-5420
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"creek crossings"
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"the san gabriel mountains"
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"beautiful water fall"
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"trail leading"
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"lots of water"
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"easy hike"
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"southern california"
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"great hike"
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"parking area"
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"hikers"
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Great area for walking, bring your dog! Creek crossings (when it rains), picnic tables, great views of the San Gabriels.

Thank DonaldYokum
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Beautiful hike with my grand daughter but there was graffiti which took away from the beauty and too many dogs all over the place and barking which took away from the peacefulness.

Thank Rochelle S
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Go in the cool of the morning. Can get very hot. Or go in February when things are green and weather is nice.

Thank Salvatore F
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Whilst we have written elsewhere about the joys of the trail walk, the visitor centre was a bit of a let down. Yes it was near closing at 4.40 in the afternoon (closes at 5) - but it did say "open". We went in looking...More

Thank BobandJosie
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Eaton canyon is a favorite for hikers and all outdoor enthusiasts. Tis is a great place for fist timers or every weekend. Extremely busy on weekends, parking is free but had to get. Much better during week days. Bring plent of water on hot days.

Thank pasadena4life
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Eaton Canyon has numerous hiking trails. You can hike back the riverbed to a flowing waterfall and you can hike all the way to the top of the San Gabriel Mountains. You can take on his big or a little hike as you want. And...More

1  Thank PilotMichael
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Eaton Canyon is a perfect place to walk, hike and enjoy nature. And don't forget your binoculars - great birdwatching there, too!

Thank lyndao494
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

There is a beautiful water fall, and this is a great hike for those who are prepared: Hats, sun screen, sturdy shoes or sandals and lots of water, especially in the summer. BUT: DON'T GO OFF THE TRAILS! I live within "shouting distance" of the...More

3  Thank Cindy A
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went here on Mother's Day so naturally it was packed but we were still able to find parking in the overflow lot which was a 5min walk to the trail and free. The hike wasn't that long and took us 2hrs total and is...More

Thank Ammara T
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

we visited this area with the idea of going on a nice hike, which did not disappoint. after hiking we decided to stop in a visit the nature center. "what a dump" is all we could think as we walked around the grounds. it looked...More

Thank al g
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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Selene M
24 July 2017|
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Response from Cindy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Dogs are OK. HOWEVER, they must be kept on a leash and you need to clean up after them. There are "bags" at the start of the trail near the Nature Center.
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Nata J
14 May 2017|
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Response from ttaylor2u | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing a bicycle rack, but there are posts near the Nature Center that you could probably use to secure your bicycle.
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July Y
21 April 2017|
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Response from ttaylor2u | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is near the Eaton Canyon Nature Center (located between the parking lot and the start of the trails).
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