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5 Best Dog-Friendly Waterfall Hikes Near Los Angeles

5 Dog-friendly Waterfall Hikes

Did you know there are waterfalls near Los Angeles? Did you also know that this is the best time to visit the waterfalls? If you drive just an hour or two, you can find some lovely hikes to pretty waterfalls this time of the year! Thanks to the wet winter we had, the trails we’ve hiked

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Cooper Canyon via Cloudburst Summit

Cooper Canyon Falls

Hiking to Cooper Canyon Falls can start from two locations – Buckhorn Campground or Cloudburst Summit. This hike begins from Cloudburst Summit (7,018 ft) in Pearblossom, CA. When we arrived at the trailhead, there was still some snow left from the recent snowfall. It was partly ice. After putting on the microspikes, we began the hike on

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Escondido Falls

Escondido Falls

UPDATE: This trail was closed after the Woolsey Fire. Please check the LA County Road Closure website if it’s re-open before you go.  Here is another waterfall hike. This time in Malibu in the Santa Monica Mountains. Waterfall hikes are popular. I recommend doing this very early in the morning. A small parking lot is

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Switzer Falls

This short moderate hike is one of the most popular hikes in L.A. I highly recommend doing it super early in the morning or on a weekday if that’s feasible. The trailhead begins at the main parking lot at the bottom of the paved Switzer Truck Trail. If you park at one of the overflow

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Millard Canyon Falls

It seemed like we were never going to make it there that morning. First, the power went out right after I pulled out from the garage so I couldn’t close it. Then, the GPS took me to a dead-end and wanted me to keep going! Everything was going against us. That is until we finally

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Fish Canyon Falls

9/12/19  Update:  This trail is indefinitely CLOSED due to fire damage since 2016. Fish Canyon Falls trail is located in Duarte, CA and the trailhead is located in Vulcan Material Plant. At the end of Fish Canyon Road, there is a sign for the trail. Follow the sign to the parking lot. This is a popular hike

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Wildwood Park

A couple of weeks ago, I packed my bags for a long weekend at Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County. I was happy that my sister could join us. 1st Day – Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks I’ve been wanting to go back here and explore more. It was Hazel’s first time so I was excited

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