Best waterfalls in Los Angeles

Check out the top waterfalls in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
1. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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80 local reviews
1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 626-398-5420
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Jeff
Really nice hike. Has more shade than some other trails out there. There's a small creek to cross and these…
Santosh
Eaton Canyon Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pasadena, California that…
Doris
If you're looking for a trail that immerses you in californian landscape while still remaining close to the…
1. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
1. Eaton Canyon Nature Center
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80 local reviews
1750 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 626-398-5420
Jeff
Jeff
Really nice hike. Has more shade than some other trails out there. There's a small creek to cross and these quaint, small houses along the…
Santosh
Santosh
Eaton Canyon Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pasadena, California that features a waterfall and is…
Doris
Doris
If you're looking for a trail that immerses you in californian landscape while still remaining close to the city, this trail takes you…
2. Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
2. Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
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28 local reviews
Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
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Mario & Filippo
The forty-foot waterfall in Eaton Canyon fills an amphitheater at the top of Eaton Canyon Trail, tumbling into…
Aileen & Glen
Eaton Canyon Falls Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Pasadena, that features a waterfall and…
Max
Amazing waterfalls!!! WIth a hike that's​ all along the river. Lots of people but worth a visit. Bring swim…
2. Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
2. Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
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28 local reviews
Eaton Canyon Falls Trail
Mario & Filippo
Mario & Filippo
The forty-foot waterfall in Eaton Canyon fills an amphitheater at the top of Eaton Canyon Trail, tumbling into a wide pool that you can rest…
Aileen & Glen
Aileen & Glen
Eaton Canyon Falls Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Pasadena, that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The…
Max
Max
Amazing waterfalls!!! WIth a hike that's​ all along the river. Lots of people but worth a visit. Bring swim trunks and jump into the…
3. Temescal Canyon Park
3. Temescal Canyon Park
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99 local reviews
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Los Angeles
+1 310-836-1040
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Joanna
This short yet elevated hike is a great way to explore for a few hours. Bring a hat! Once at the top you get…
Helen
A great place to go for amazing views of the coast. There's a loop trail , once you get into the park, the…
Bill
Temescal Canyon Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pacific Palisades, CA that…
3. Temescal Canyon Park
3. Temescal Canyon Park
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99 local reviews
15900 Pacific Coast Hwy., Los Angeles
+1 310-836-1040
Joanna
Joanna
This short yet elevated hike is a great way to explore for a few hours. Bring a hat! Once at the top you get 360* views of DTLA, Malibu, the…
Helen
Helen
A great place to go for amazing views of the coast. There's a loop trail , once you get into the park, the steep exposed part gives you the…
Bill
Bill
Temescal Canyon Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pacific Palisades, CA that features a waterfall and is good…
4. Monrovia Canyon Park
4. Monrovia Canyon Park
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21 local reviews
1200 N Canyon Blvd, Monrovia
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 626-256-8282
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Ed
Easy hike, pretty waterfall. Tip: Park on the street before you get to the first gate, and walk up. Save $6…
Robert & Hui
Very nice waterfall after an easy 1 mile hike from the topmost parking lot. Shady trail - has some uphill but…
Tami
80-acre Monrovia Canyon Park offers a quick escape into the San Gabriel Mountains. A highlight is the 30-foot…
4. Monrovia Canyon Park
4. Monrovia Canyon Park
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21 local reviews
1200 N Canyon Blvd, Monrovia
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 626-256-8282
Ed
Ed
Easy hike, pretty waterfall. Tip: Park on the street before you get to the first gate, and walk up. Save $6. You don't need to save yourself…
Robert & Hui
Robert & Hui
Very nice waterfall after an easy 1 mile hike from the topmost parking lot. Shady trail - has some uphill but lots of rest stops. Small…
Tami
Tami
80-acre Monrovia Canyon Park offers a quick escape into the San Gabriel Mountains. A highlight is the 30-foot waterfall. Hike 3.5 miles…
5. Eaton Canyon Falls
5. Eaton Canyon Falls
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10 local reviews
1750 N Altadena Dr, Altadena
+1 626-574-5200
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Ashot
With great views of mountains and lots of interesting geology The Pasadena area nature park is one of the most…
Robert
Eaton Canyon Falls Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Pasadena, California that features a…
Angela
This nature preserve is one of the most beautiful in the area without having to drive deep into nature. This…
5. Eaton Canyon Falls
5. Eaton Canyon Falls
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10 local reviews
1750 N Altadena Dr, Altadena
+1 626-574-5200
Ashot
Ashot
With great views of mountains and lots of interesting geology The Pasadena area nature park is one of the most accessible and easygoing…
Robert
Robert
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…
Angela
Angela
This nature preserve is one of the most beautiful in the area without having to drive deep into nature. This is a pocket of beauty with a…
6. Eaton Canyon
6. Eaton Canyon
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12 local reviews
Eaton Canyon, Pasadena
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Nicole
The Waterfall!! L.A. actually has a couple of those and this is a favorite. Easy 3 mile hike through a trail…
Chad
Iconic waterfall hike - 2.5 mile hike there and back - beautiful trail and kid friendly with waterfall reward…
Lenora Elizabeth
Nice hiking trail in the foothills, only about 15 minutes from the cabin. Waterfalls and nice views over…
6. Eaton Canyon
6. Eaton Canyon
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12 local reviews
Eaton Canyon, Pasadena
Nicole
Nicole
The Waterfall!! L.A. actually has a couple of those and this is a favorite. Easy 3 mile hike through a trail and a shallow river/ rock…
Chad
Chad
Iconic waterfall hike - 2.5 mile hike there and back - beautiful trail and kid friendly with waterfall reward at the top.
Lenora Elizabeth
Lenora Elizabeth
Nice hiking trail in the foothills, only about 15 minutes from the cabin. Waterfalls and nice views over Pasadena.
7. Sturtevant Falls
7. Sturtevant Falls
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8 local reviews
Sturtevant Falls
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Brennan
Hike 3.5 miles round trip to a wonderful waterfall. You will hike along a river and view old hunting cabins…
Angel
Short beautiful hike to a waterfall! You will pass by adorable villages in the forest on the way there. It's a…
Vivian & Cuyler
Easy-moderate hike to the Sturtevant Falls makes a nice half-day trip! Bring water and comfortable clothing. …
7. Sturtevant Falls
7. Sturtevant Falls
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8 local reviews
Sturtevant Falls
Brennan
Brennan
Hike 3.5 miles round trip to a wonderful waterfall. You will hike along a river and view old hunting cabins still owned by people and kept…
Angel
Angel
Short beautiful hike to a waterfall! You will pass by adorable villages in the forest on the way there. It's a short fun adorable hike - or…
Vivian & Cuyler
Vivian & Cuyler
Easy-moderate hike to the Sturtevant Falls makes a nice half-day trip! Bring water and comfortable clothing. Don't expect a big waterfall,…
8. Jalan Jalan Imports
8. Jalan Jalan Imports
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6 local reviews
525 South Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Topanga
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-455-2254
Home goods storeArt galleryJewelry store
Robin
Even to just walk through. Amazing collection of Buddhas, teak furniture,.... Natural waterfall at back of…
Gigi
A Balinese indoor/outdoor store with a massive waterfall, statues, and an amazing crystal collection.
Fred
Stunning items from Bali and the Far East in a beautiful setting with a 3-storey waterfall.
8. Jalan Jalan Imports
8. Jalan Jalan Imports
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6 local reviews
525 South Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Topanga
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-455-2254
Robin
Robin
Even to just walk through. Amazing collection of Buddhas, teak furniture,.... Natural waterfall at back of location.
Gigi
Gigi
A Balinese indoor/outdoor store with a massive waterfall, statues, and an amazing crystal collection.
Fred
Fred
Stunning items from Bali and the Far East in a beautiful setting with a 3-storey waterfall.
9. Chantry Flats Parking Lot and Trail Head
9. Chantry Flats Parking Lot and Trail Head
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10 local reviews
Chantry Flats Parking Lot and Trail Head, La Canada Flintridge
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
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Wendy & Markus
Hiking- quaint scenery, wildlife, waterfalls and more. Offers an array of different trails to suit different…
J
Great hiking. Nice trail restaurant with live music at times. Hire donkeys for hike if you want. Waterfalls,…
Layla
Get in touch with nature by going on a great hiking trail with a waterfall at the end
9. Chantry Flats Parking Lot and Trail Head
9. Chantry Flats Parking Lot and Trail Head
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10 local reviews
Chantry Flats Parking Lot and Trail Head, La Canada Flintridge
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
Wendy & Markus
Wendy & Markus
Hiking- quaint scenery, wildlife, waterfalls and more. Offers an array of different trails to suit different difficulty levels. At the end…
J
J
Great hiking. Nice trail restaurant with live music at times. Hire donkeys for hike if you want. Waterfalls, well kept trails.
Layla
Layla
Get in touch with nature by going on a great hiking trail with a waterfall at the end
10. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
10. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
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135 local reviews
4100 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 323-298-3660
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Jo Jo
Take a beautiful, peaceful morning stroll through the trails of Kenneth Hahn State Park. The trails cut…
Jenn
This is the closest large park to us! It's great... Japanese gardens, waterfall, stream, fishing pond, hiking…
Jeane
A great park to go hiking, but there are also recreational areas. There is also a Japanese garden and a lake…
10. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
10. Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
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135 local reviews
4100 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 323-298-3660
Jo Jo
Jo Jo
Take a beautiful, peaceful morning stroll through the trails of Kenneth Hahn State Park. The trails cut through and around the lake and…
Jenn
Jenn
This is the closest large park to us! It's great... Japanese gardens, waterfall, stream, fishing pond, hiking trails, playgrounds, outdoor…
Jeane
Jeane
A great park to go hiking, but there are also recreational areas. There is also a Japanese garden and a lake with a waterfall.
11. The Grove
11. The Grove
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1345 local reviews
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-900-8080
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Bill
This is a popular, beautiful venue with stores, shops, movie theater, fabulous restaurants, village square…
Kieren
The Grove is a beautiful outdoors shopping mall with a big movie theater, waterfalls, great shops & yummy…
Arlene
A beautiful outdoor mall with a giant waterfall which display water shows and music. There are restaurants,…
11. The Grove
11. The Grove
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1345 local reviews
189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 323-900-8080
Bill
Bill
This is a popular, beautiful venue with stores, shops, movie theater, fabulous restaurants, village square atmosphere with entertainment,…
Kieren
Kieren
The Grove is a beautiful outdoors shopping mall with a big movie theater, waterfalls, great shops & yummy food. It's next to the beloved…
Arlene
Arlene
A beautiful outdoor mall with a giant waterfall which display water shows and music. There are restaurants, stores, and movie theater.
12. Eaton Canyon Trail Head
12. Eaton Canyon Trail Head
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3 local reviews
1999 Veranada Ave, Pasadena
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Davita
This treasure of a hike is practically in your backyard. The 3.5 mile moderate loop leads you along a creek up…
Kate
This is a fantastic easy hike. It goes to a natural waterfall. Give yourself a at least few hours to do this…
Audrey
Great hiking that offers a lot of shade into the hike and a waterfall destination.
12. Eaton Canyon Trail Head
12. Eaton Canyon Trail Head
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3 local reviews
1999 Veranada Ave, Pasadena
Davita
Davita
This treasure of a hike is practically in your backyard. The 3.5 mile moderate loop leads you along a creek up to a waterfall. (A rare treat…
Kate
Kate
This is a fantastic easy hike. It goes to a natural waterfall. Give yourself a at least few hours to do this 4.5 mile roundtrip hike.
Audrey
Audrey
Great hiking that offers a lot of shade into the hike and a waterfall destination.