Tag: waterfall

5 Best Dog-Friendly Waterfall Hikes Near Los Angeles

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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