LA - Eaton Canyon Hike

  • Sat, April 16, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center
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LA - Eaton Canyon Hike

When: Sat, April 16, 2022 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (including time to stop for pack your own lunch and visitor center before or at end of hike)

Where: Eaton Canyon Natural Area and Nature Center

1750 N. Altadena Dr.

Pasadena, CA 91001

Distance: 4.4 miles out and back

Elevation change: 521 feet

Difficulty: can be easy to "moderately challenging"


Please join us as we explore this scenic 198 acre natural area with expansive hiking, seasonal streams, abundant native plants and wildlife and a nature center. Eaton Canyon is especially beautiful when spring wildflowers carpet the lower portions of the canyon floor.

Experience this 4.40 mile, out and back trail near Pasadena, California. This is a very popular area for hiking, trail running, and other nature trips, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash.

We will meet and start our hike from the Eaton Canyon Nature Center at 10:00 am.

For more information on Eaton Canyon Natural Area please open the links and read:

Bring: drinking water in a reusable bottle, lunch/snacks, sun protection, hiking poles may be helpful. Sturdy footwear recommended for the ascending trail up to the waterfall area. Carry Emergency Contact Information.

We recommend you read our suggested 10 essential items to bring - click here

Hike leaders: John Blasco and Joe Holliday (Naturalist / Lecturer)

Registration is free and required

Free onsite parking is available. Please Avoid Parking on Residential Streets

Pet Policy: Dogs are allowed on leashes.

Please note that this hike replaces the originally planned Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve hike.  The poppy preserve flowers bloomed earlier than expected. 

Getting There:

Contact:  John Blasco  or 562-726-4165

Health Problems/allergiesIt is the responsibility of participants to carry on their person a record of significant allergies, medications and medical history in the event of a medical emergency.  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike leader if you wish.

Current COVID-19 Requirements: Most of our participants are vaccinated, and we ask that you get vaccinated and boosted if able to. Together, we are fighting the spread of this deadly virus and its variants! We ask all outing participants to comply with the following:

  1. I will follow Federal, State and local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the event leader(s). See Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
  2. I will not attend if feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID.
  3. I will contact the Trip Leader if I test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event.

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