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I have been here a few times now and really enjoy scenery. When the creek is full, it’s absolutely stunning and I love to walk through it post hike! An amazing cool down. The waterfall is beautiful and not too difficult to get to. I highly recommend!

Beautiful views, lots of wildlife. Definitely not an easy hike, there are several steep inclines.

Pretty nice, very easy. Keep an eye out for the rattlers

It has been said that it changed its beauty due to the trash and graffiti. But we still saw how amazing it was getting there. We did a short video of our trip. https://bit.ly/2MSX59I

hiking
5 days ago

hiking
6 days ago

easy hike, not too many people were there which made it nicer.

A beautiful water fall.

hiking
13 days ago

The falls are gorgeous! The teepee was an unexpected surprise. Great easy/moderate hike.

Loved this trail. Fun boulder scrambling in mid Dec. A fav, for sure. Definitely doable. Hot springs more muddy than expected. Trail depends upon a beautiful scenic view of Lake Mead.

Lovely. If you go early most of the trail doesn’t get direct sunlight. Towards the end though the parking lot feels like 1000 miles away even though it says
.52 miles. Lots of rabbits and lizards! We even saw raccoon tracks.

Lots of rocks, would recommend hiking shoes and water shoes for when you get to falls. It’s really nice though, I’m for sure going back.

a nice, easy hike. good for a trail run, for sure and very pretty.

hiking
23 days ago

Beautiful day for a hike to the falls. So disheartened to see the graffiti along the way. I support art and expression, but please don't use Mother Nature as your canvas.

Nice, light hike. Great for after work and for sunsets. Highly trafficked, so ideal for groups.

Great walk, beautiful views with a refreshing stop at the falls. The only problem is people trashing the place and not taking care of the mess they leave behind.

one of my favorite hikes here in socal

Long but easy, good for a run

Some very modest hills, but otherwise a flat walk (or run) up Penesquitos Canyon. A small waterfall at the mid point provides some scrambling opportunities as well as a place to cool your feet. A fairly easy hike, but little to no breeze in the canyon, so not a good option on hot days.

Good for beginners! Really nice place!

Great hike! Not long, bring the kids!

Awesome hike. Did this on Black Friday and it was still pretty warm outside. All of the ropes used to help you go down or up seemed to be in good shape. The view of the river and the dam/bridge is a great backdrop to a lunch break.

Perfect hike for introducing your kids to the wilderness been taking my daughter there since she was of walking age . Good times

walking
1 month ago

Calm and beautiful on a Sunday evening!

1 month ago

Great place and not too far from Palm Springs. Bought a parking pass for $5 at the visitors center before heading to the mountain. Although the person who checked us in at the gate to the parking area needlessly scratched our parking pass with plenty of free gravel parking. He said it was already crowded at 10 am and we ended up being the only one at the top of the falls trail. Jerk move if you ask me.

Trail is pretty easy until you get further up the trail at the waterfall. Rocks are very slippery and the trail is steep at the end. Be careful and take your time navigating the final approach to the falls because it’s worth it. Such a shame all of the graffiti someone left for everyone there, looks horrible. Aside from that, plenty of shaded areas by the water to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the falls.

Love it

Fairly easy hike through beautiful terrain. Our dog loved it :)

walking
1 month ago

Had a great time

Awesome views and easy to navigate. Not much shade along trails until you hit the teepee and the waterfall. Arrived around 11 AM on a Monday and did not run into very many people. Bring water and sunscreen! And be sure to pick up after your four legged friends.

Not much shade until you hit the waterfall but overall, it’s a fun hike!

This trail is well worth the work. Make sure to bring plenty of water though!

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