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Arcadia, California

Hike to Sturtevant Falls

3.25 Miles Total - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by Karen Heifferon

The trail is a 3.25 mile out-and-back hike with a 300ft elevation change. Enjoy the sounds of the creek as you trek toward this 60ft waterfall. This is a dog-friendly hike. Duration: 2-3 hours.

As you head down to Roberts Camp, a historic set of historic cabins, you’ll head out on a steep, paved road for approximately 0.6 miles. Once you reach the camp, head over the bridge and keep an eye out for the sign for the Gabrielino Trail, which will take you to the falls.

Along the trail, you’ll have to cross the creek a few times. After almost a mile and a quarter, you’ll reach the falls. Relax, unpack the lunch or snacks you hopefully remembered to throw in your backpack, and enjoy. When you’re ready, head back the way you came.

Photo:Mike AmbsHermitsmoores

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Awesome

The review that states that the gate is closed is wrong. Therefore statement that it is six miles is incorrect. After the parking gets filled up to full capacity, then only they may close the gate which shows how popular the hikes are in chantry flats area. There are many different hikes you can take from Chantry If gate is closed you can come back in a few hours and it will be open as people will start leaving Sturvant falls is easiest hike. Mostly, flat -walking next to stream of water all the way.

longer trip right now

The gate is closed at the end of the housing at Santa Anita so the hike is 9 miles round trip to the falls... but the parking is free

Perfect Hike

Gorgeous And Easy Hike To The Falls. Absolutely Beautiful Scenery The Whole Time You're Basically In The Shade And The Falls At The End Is Incredible

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