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The trail was easy to follow. Plenty of directions for how to get to the falls. If you are a local and interested in taking up hiking as a hobby or are just interested in trying it, this would be a great start! It’s an easy hike. My suggestion is to do this early morning - happy hiking!

hiking
11 days ago

Easy trail. Moderate downhill/uphill. the path has no shade but the waterfall has multiple trees.

hiking
13 days ago

Love this trail I do this one often.

Short and sweet. Couple of small jumps hidden to the left of the trail head.

hiking
1 month ago

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

hiking
1 month ago

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

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.

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

one of my favorite hikes here in socal

Great hike! Not long, bring the kids!

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

walking
2 months ago

Calm and beautiful on a Sunday evening!

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

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!

Great trail! Relaxing waterfall and scenery. They hike back up was a bit challenging. :) Bring water and a hat. Very limited shade.

hiking
2 months ago

Great hike, kid friendly!

on Paradise Falls Trail

hiking
2 months ago

Fun Hike! Bring your hat, sun glasses and sunscreen not very much shade on the trail. kid friendly! We brought our 3 1/2 year old daughter. She loved it and walked the whole way.

hiking
2 months ago

This is an exposed hike with only about 1/4 mile oak covered. Not a great hike for a sunny summer day. In the summer their are some wild flowers, but most vegetation is dried up and dead looking due to lack of rain. There are no views of the ocean from the top.
There were some moronic bike riders on the trail; flying past us doing 15-20 miles an hour.
It's called the Los Padres Trail but you are following signs for the Los Robles Trail most of the time.

Not any shade, didn’t feel particularly easy, but still a great hike with great views.

hiking
2 months ago

Great views. Fairly easy terrain if you take the path that overlooks the waterfall back, otherwise it's a decent uphill walk.

walking
3 months ago

I love it. It’s a good morning exercise trail

Fun hike! There are some good hills (a little steep) and the trails are well marked. We went with a baby in a baby carrier and a five year old and it was perfectly strenuous without being overwhelming.

hiking
3 months ago

Fun hike, cool waterfall. Rattlesnakes out.

One of the best in the area; kid-friendly as well. Try to come on a weekday morning, early, for the best shot at solitude and quiet.

hiking
3 months ago

We didn't do the full loop. Someone had told us where to find fossils, so we ventured onto the ridges to look. We went on 6/9/18....there were a TON of Rattlesnakes. We saw one about 6-7 feet, we also saw one that was about 1 foot, so younger. Be very careful with your kids and pets! They were directly on the main trail. One was in a hole... keep your kids hands out of holes. We did have fun on the hike, and did get to see some fossils. There is very limited shade, so keep that in mind. This seems like it would be a fun sunset hike.

This hike was awesome! Seriously there’s so many different trails I’d have to come back several times to try them all out. Bring plenty of water & have fun!

Cannot go into the water due to contamination. This was unfortunate, but a pretty place.

My boyfriend and I loved it!! beautiful hike and waterfall. We got surprise when we saw ducks at the fall. Highly recommend!!!!

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