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3 days ago

This hike is very short but beautiful! You need to go after a good rain though! Water doesn't always flow here. Make sure you stop and get your adventure pass. 5$ you can purchase one at the lookout road house on the way to the falls! Be sure to stop here anyways the view is amazing!

4 days ago

I went with 5 children and it was hard for them. we went the Chiquito loop rather than SJ loop an barely made it back. it was rough terrain and hot. the water fall was beautiful.

Great hike, a bit warm in afternoon but the falls and swimming felt great.

A good quick training hike. Sitton Peak is not too far and worth the extra distance. I saw a baby rattle snake, oh, and bring bug spray...the streams and standing water have the gnats out!

Nice hike. Just opposite the Candy Store and Bear Canyon/ Sitton Peak hike. Cross the stream two times and then up to the falls. Can get hot in late spring and summer so go early. Parking lot also fills up pretty quick. The rangers were out writing tickets, first time I have seen this. The Candy Store sells Pass on occasion but more often then not doesn't have them so make sure you get one before arriving. Better off just getting the American the Beautiful annual pass for $80.00 for the US National Park Service that let's you in all national parks and you can even use the express lanes!