Explore Chambers Hidden Dam and Waterfall

0.5 Miles Round Trip - Out-and-Back Trail

Chambers Dam Parking - Search Nearby - Added by Alex Seger

A forgotten dam and waterfall in a very public area. It's amazing how something so unique can be tucked away so well. A VERY short walk from where you park your car, check out this cool urban abandoned dam. 

Once you get off on Poway road, turn right onto Sabre Springs Parkway. Take your immediate left onto Creekbridge Road and park right there on the hill. Walk straight down towards the black gate and go down the hill. Turn right on the trail and walk down 1/4 mile to the dam, and another 500 yards to the waterfall! You will see a tiny break off to the left that leads to the dam. Hop up on the wall and check out the scenery. Hang out, or walk to the other side for some fishing. Continue down past the double tubes onto the trail, and you will see a awesome hidden waterfall! Climb up the left side of the waterfall to get up to it.

This area is great for pictures! If you have a DSLR, try to shoot at 1/4- 1/6 of a second to freeze the waterfall, it looks pretty cool! Continue up to the top and your back on the bike trail, and a short walk back to your car. 

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Chillin
Photography
Hiking
River
Scenic
Waterfall

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0.5 Miles
Out-and-Back Trail

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Great Place to Chill if you want to feel like a stoner

The trail head looks almost illegal as there is a broken fence you must crawl through now to access. We followed instructions and got to the dam but there was too much debris to go any further. IF YOU DARE TO WALK ALONG THE DAM TO THE OTHER SIDE YOU ARE I. FOR SOME VIEWS.

Very Cool Trail!!

If you're looking for a very easy but really fun trail definitely consider trying this out!! It's more for exploring rather than hiking!!

Mediocre Hike

A very easy hike to do, leads you to a waterfall/sewage cutter, it is certainly not the MOST entertaining/stunning hike but alright if you're just trying to kill time. If you go I recommend waiting till after a rainfall (though rare in San Diego).