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“Beautiful hikes in wooded Southern California canyon”

Big Santa Anita Canyon
Ranked #2 of 8 things to do in Monrovia
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Owner description: One of the most difficult trails in Southern California, peaking at the top of Mount Wilson and sinking through the Big Santa Anita Canyon.
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Although one gets hit up for the wonderful National Forest Adventure Pass fee, the hikes in Big Santa Anita Canyon are beautiful and cool, except on the hottest days of summer and fall. Sturtevant Falls is a 2 1/2 mile hike, first down and then moderately up. There is a beautiful pool under the falls in a wooded canyon. The last 1/2 mile of the return trip is steep. Fortunately Adams Pack Station is at the top with a full fridge of cold drinks. I recommend it as an outing, especially if you can go during the week. The weekends are crowded.

Thank Waldorf2012
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

Right in the heart of the city, this is a beautiful, peaceful and easily accessible walk in the woods. Great for families too. So lovely.

Thank Pat M
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Reviewed 6 June 2012

There is a nice loop trail, it is about three to four miles long, but the trail has many trees make this trail very beautiful and easy to walk. the half of this trail is along side the creek, it is shade and cool during the summer time .

Thank chien C
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Reviewed 5 May 2012

It is an awesome place for the whole family and animals my baby luna loved the water and the waterfall

Thank Jfau B
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Reviewed 7 March 2012

always changing with the seasons; good trails, close to city but you'd never know it. Great get-away for anyone.

Thank cvcalifornia
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