Cottonwood Creek Trail

MODERATE 23 reviews
#38 of 94 trails in

Cottonwood Creek Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Pine Valley, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
1.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
383 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

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5 months ago

Not popular at all. We had the falls to ourselves!

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6 months ago

A short but nice hike. Great views and beautiful small falls after all the rain.

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6 months ago

We did this hike with the kids (ages 6 & 8) and had a great time. It was just the right length for a relatively easy hike and the waterfall was a beautiful highlight. We will definitely be back.

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8 months ago

This is a great short trail to do during the fall. If you do it after it has been raining you may even see a few waterfalls at the bottom of the valley. It may not be the best hike to do during a dry hot summer though.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Not good no waterfall vary disappointed

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Saturday, August 06, 2016

It's a very easy hike. Not worth doing in the summer so I suggest to go after a rain. Always fun to check out tho!

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

A nice little trail easy to find off the the side of the road. My daughter and I decended down through the shrub and quickly we encountered a rattle snake sitting right on the trail, so we backed out slowly and called it a day.

Monday, June 13, 2016

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Saturday, February 06, 2016

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Friday, December 04, 2015

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Nice, rewarding hike. Beware the trail is not maintained ,so do not be surprised if you run into some ticks. Be sure to check yourself (and dogs) afterwards, and bring some tweezers.

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Sunday, April 29, 2012