Waterfall Trail [CLOSED]

MODERATE 8 reviews

Waterfall Trail [CLOSED] is a 1.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Newhall, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until September.

1.5 miles
272 feet
Out & Back

kid friendly



nature trips




wild flowers



no dogs

Placerita Canyon Natural Area received minor fire damage, and the park is closed until further notice as of 6/26/17.

3 months ago

Although the trail is closed, there is no one stopping you and there are even hikers on the trail. The trail is washed away at points but if you are okay with wet shoes you can follow the trail till the end. Go shortly after rains so there is flowing water. The trail is beautiful, rocky, shady with overhanging oaks. This trail sparked my interest in hiking

Sunday, April 23, 2017

NOT dog friendly. Took my pupper and they had those pesky little needle things that dig into his skin. Also, all the trails are closed. Don't waste your time.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Waterfall trail washed out from past storms. Can't get to waterfall anymore

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Trail is pretty mangled due to the recent fires. There was no waterfall and very little streams anywhere. There is still a lot of burnt trees and debris. Lots of dirt mixed ash on the ground. Still a great hike. Lots of rocks to climb over which was fun

Monday, March 28, 2016

As advertised, nice, shady, moderate trail. the trail has mostly slight grades except for a few spots where you know you are climbing or descending, beautiful hike this time of year, even though you are close to a main road, this hike makes you forget that you are so close to the city. really the only thing to watch out for are the land mines people let their dogs leave on the trail. for as crowded as it was today the park should of had more maintenance people on duty, only to police up the trash people had left in a few places. the out houses (porta potties) I have to say were amazingly clean and supplied. we only used one of them but we were extremely pleased with it. overall, great day and great hike. being our first time there I did speak to an employee at the wild life center, very polite and helpful, he had a great personality. excellent choice of people to have working on such a crowded day. We will return to hike a different trail next time. very pleased.

2 months ago

Saturday, November 26, 2016

recorded Waterfall Trail

Monday, March 21, 2016