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Sturtevant Falls Trail

MODERATE 687 reviews
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Sturtevant Falls Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and horses and is best used from November until March. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
629 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

horseback riding

forest

river

views

waterfall

wildlife

bugs

washed out

A leisurely hike through an enchanted portion of the San Gabriel Mountains leading to a fifty foot waterfall. The trail from Chantry Flats to Sturtevant Falls has been a popular hike for those wanting to escape the urban sprawl of Los Angeles since the early 1900's. This is an easy hike and perfect for anyone new to hiking but be aware that the last 0.6 mile return to the parking lot is all uphill. You will need a USDF pass, you can get a day pass $5 at REI.

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6 days ago

hiking
10 days ago

Great easy trail for beginners. Beautiful and peaceful scenery.

12 days ago

hiking
12 days ago

Loved it!! Gave me the best work out! And the water fall was a lovely bonus!

13 days ago

Great views on this hike

hiking
14 days ago

Great trail. A little rough coming back up. Really fun. Parking was $20 yikes!

hiking
15 days ago

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hiking
18 days ago

beautiful! the incline at the end is rough though.... good workout

hiking
19 days ago

19 days ago

Beautiful hike in the forrest. One of my favorite.

walking
20 days ago

27 days ago

amazing

hiking
27 days ago

We took the trail to Hermit Falls then caught back up with the main trail down the line. Fantastic route off the beaten track.

28 days ago

the falls was better than I expected

hiking
30 days ago

hiking
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