LENGTH

1.4 mi

ELEVATION GAIN

310 ft

DIFFICULTY

Moderate

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Eaton Canyon is an easily accessible trail within Eaton Canyon Natural Area Park, a 190-acre nature preserve situated at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. The trail offers an enjoyable hike through oak forests and riparian woodlands. Docent guided tours are also provided from Eaton Canyon Nature Center.

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TRAIL INFORMATION
ALLOWED USES:
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Dogs on Leash
CONTACT INFO:
County of Los Angeles
626-588-5364

trails@parks.lacounty.gov

LOCAL WEATHER:
Sunny
74° / 65°

Moderate

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Tricia 8 months ago

Do I need to make a reservation for tomorrow for parking and to hike? Would it be okay to park along Pinecrest Drive?

Response

Thank you for contacting us.

Reservations are no longer required for entry to Eaton Canyon Natural Area and access to the Eaton Canyon trail system.  There is free onsite parking available. We do not recommend parking on residential streets.

Hiking N00b 8 months ago

Is the Eaton Canyon trail currently open, and we as there enough rain to have an actual waterfall?

Response

Hi,

The Eaton Canyon trail is open! Reservations are no longer required for entry to Eaton Canyon Natural Area and access to the Eaton Canyon trail system.  There is free onsite parking is available. Please Avoid Parking on Residential Streets.

Victor 11 months ago

Is the trail to the falls currently open ? Will it be open Sunday morning ?

Response

The Eaton Canyon trail is open and reservations are no longer required. 

Jun a year ago

Is the trail open? Seeing some online sites that says it's closed

Response

Thank you for contacting us.  The Eaton Canyon Trail is open however access times through the Eaton Canon Natural Area and Nature Center times are as followed:

March 1st to October 31st :Tuesday - Sunday 8:00am to 7:30pm (closed Mondays)

November 1st to February 28th  Tuesday - Sunday 8:00am to 6:00pm (closed Mondays).

Aimee a year ago

What time is the trail open? Are reservations still required?

Response

Reservations are no longer required!  Trail access hours through the Eaton Canon Natural Area and Nature Center are from March 1st to October 31st :Tuesday - Sunday 8:00am to 7:30pm (closed Mondays) and November 1st to February 28th  Tuesday - Sunday 8:00am to 6:00pm (closed Mondays).

Chau a year ago

What is the address/ location of the trail that has onsite parking?

Response

Free onsite parking is available at:  1750 North Altadena Drive  Pasadena, CA  91001  Please avoid parking on residential streets.

Gabbi Apango a year ago

Reservations still a thing I can't seem to find the actual spot on the website to reserve ?

Response

Thank you for contacting us.  Reservations are no longer required.  

Cheryn Gomez a year ago

6 people’s reservation

Response

Reservations for Eaton Canyon  are available online at: https://reservations.lacounty.gov . The reservations are available for 3-hour increments Wednesday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

***Please note: Each reservation will permit entry for one vehicle or up to four people walking in and there is no need to make a reservation for each person in your party. Reservations are free and must be made in advance (by at least the day before your visit). No same-day walk-ins allowed.

Alejandra mota a year ago

Reservition for 3 person

Response

Timed entry reservations are free and available online at: https://reservations.lacounty.gov.

Elisabete Oliveira a year ago

Reservations?

Response

Timed entry reservations for the Eaton Canyon trail are available online at: https://reservations.lacounty.gov . The reservations are available for 3-hour increments Wednesday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

***Please note:  Each reservation will permit entry for one vehicle or up to four people walking in and there is no need to make a reservation for each person in your party. Reservations are free and must be made in advance (by at least the day before your visit). No same-day reservations or walk-ins allowed. Face coverings that cover nose, mouth and chin are required in buildings, parking lots, trail heads, when passing people on the trails and at destination spots.