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Parking lot was closed probably due to washout

Very nice hike enjoyed the water pools didn’t get to see any waterfalls but well worth the hike.

The new bottom half trail is much easier to follow and it really helps preserve the habitat on the bottom part of the falls. The new trail takes you directly to the second of the 3 falls. There is plenty of water running from the top of the falls. The weather was perfect for this great hike.

I took the Eagle Peak Trail with my 11 yr old son this weekend. Great hike, views on the peak were more than worth the hike out. planning on falls trail after coming rains. Well worth the drive out.

Unas vistas hermosas el sendero súper bien. Agua corriendo de las cascadas ,solo si es recomendable llevar zapatos de montaña.
El camino para llegar mucha curva pero vale la pena súper recomendable el lugar.
Fuimos el 1/10/2019

Hike was great but the road getting there was nerve-wracking! One lane, blind turns on steep cliffs with no guard rails, gravel roads for the last couple miles, through water. Wasn't sure we were going the right way but google maps worked. Bring a four wheel if you have one and get ready for white knuckles on the Russian Roulette road but maybe I"m the only one who felt that way. So glad we made it back. Hike had amazing scenic views!

Went here Sunday 1/6/2019 for the first time. Pretty easy getting to the falls and a bit winded coming back due to incline. Not hard though. It was so gorgeous and zero people until coming back. Waterfalls were running, I'm curious to see them during Springtime. I was able to see where the other trail was and it definitely would have made for a more difficult trek, this 'new' path was nice. Great views and lovely weather once the sun came out.
One thing that I must add that was a bummer was the amount of trash at the trailhead. There's plenty of trashcans but the wind probably blows it out or animals rummaging. Cans could probably use lids.

Definitely recommend this hike! Great cardio!

I just did this hike. it's much easier on the new trail. I jogged part if the way down and it only took 28 mins. the way back up took me about 38 mins. the falls were flowing pretty good.
Note - you no longer have to buy the Cleveland forest adventure pass to go to this hike.

Exactly what I was looking for... great for trail running.

Winter/spring is definitely the time to check this one off your list. Beautiful hike, falls were running, not many people out, perfect weather. You are completely exposed during the whole hike, so make sure you are prepared.

We did see a rescue helicopter fly through the canyon, but it didn’t stop here :).

beautiful trail best trail I've ever been to in California, however they do not allow Doggos on the trails.

Nice hike. Go in the spring when the falls are running

Nice trails for all levels of hikers, a little rocky so prepare and be careful.

Many different ways to hike between hills and great views. Great workout . Enjoyed it. Highly recommended.

Nice hike, was surprisingly easy with only a few steep parts. It was a bit crowded, even in the morning. Some nice views but wasn't super breathtaking. Wouldn't recommend if you're hiking to see lots of nature. Good exercise, didn't take too long, and had some scenic moments. It was good, but I won't be rushing to do it again.

trail running
13 days ago

Mostly Bikers but good trail past the dam

A great hike! A challenge as you go up some really steep climbs and another whole challenge going down! Loved the 911 tribute placards along the way!

Loved this hike! Will definitely do again soon!

very cool for a San diego waterfall when they are running good

This was an awesome experience. This was pretty damn tiring and the terrain was steep to say the least. Not a long hike, but certainly strenuous. Went right after it rained on President’s Day , 2017. The 13 miles of dirt road were muddy, and went through three waterways on the road. Ropes used on the teal to get you down there and back up. The falls were pumping big time. Tried to go up the left side, but was very wet and slippery. Suggest going up the right side. It’s really a picturesque view. Highly recommend, but start early in the day.

I wish I could take old climbing trail!! But new trail was good!

Maybe I'm a wimp or maybe it was the 22 miles I did earlier that day but this is a tough hike. The terrain is rough and steep but the views are decent. A great workout and worthy of training and building up endurance.

Nice to go up, up and then pause and then go down, down, down!

Forget about this as a waterfall hike. A beautiful easy hike through Milk Ranch and Middle Peak Trails with a lot of wildlife and nice views. You can hear the waterfall less than half a mile away at the ‘turn off’ point off the fire road, but there no reasonable or enjoyable way to access the falls through brush and fallen massive trees. Until some folks get in there with chainsaws and heavy equipment to clear the path down, don’t bother. There is good reason the falls were taken off the most recent 5th edition of Afoot and Afield San Diego County hiking guide.

Great hike for the Fambam a little bit challenging for my 7 year old daughter but she made it. Make sure to bring plenty of water and don’t forget to sign the log. Ok

Great hike with beautiful views. Not hard for an active hiker. Have water you will needed especially going back out of the canyon. I went on 12/14/18 it was very nice but would like to make this hike in March or early April to catch the waterfalls in action.

I had a blast. Mid week was best timing.

Did this hike for the second time today and it is always fun and a really nice view. The first time we went, it was definitely a lot more difficult since the other trail down was much much steeper, but it is permanently closed now. I assume that was for safety reasons, but now the trail is a lot easier so I was a teensy bit bummed out about that. Not a huge deal though, still a wonderful and beautiful hike!

My daughter and I were first timers this morning and really enjoyed this hike. Steep, rocky climbs for a great workout and wonderful views especially at the summit. Parking is easy. The only downside is hearing the highway almost all throughout the hike.

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