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How long is the hike to Hermit Falls?

How long is the hike to Hermit Falls?

2.5 mile
Hermit Falls Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sierra Madre, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Do you need an Adventure Pass for Hermit Falls?

No permit is required for hiking the Hermit Falls Trail, but for the access road you’ll need to pick up (or buy online) a $5 Day or $30 annual Adventure Pass. These can be bought at the Pack Station just above the last parking lot in Chantry Flats.

How high is the Hermit Falls jump?

5 to 45 feet
The Hermit Falls hike is a short trek with some moderate elevation change to what in the spring is a fast-flowing waterfall through a narrow canyon of boulders in the Santa Anita Wash. During the summer, however, the area turns into a popular swimming hole with cliff jumps varying in height from 5 to 45 feet.

Is Sturtevant Falls hiking open?

Currently open every day and dog friendly. It’s an easy hike the only moderate part was the last stretch back to the car (uphill) about a quarter mile.

Can you swim at Sturtevant Falls?

Free Falling: Sturtevant Falls The payoff is a stunning fifty-foot cascade that plunges into a shallow pool where your wildlings can wallow around in ice cold (mountain fed) water to cool off after the long trek.

Why is Tar Creek closed?

PROTECTIVE CLOSURE: This trail is closed to public entry due to a threat to the condor. Although the trail traverses mostly scrub brush, the mountain vistas are quite spectacular. For those who want a shorter hike, simply stop and explore the lovely seasonal Tar Creek, before turning back.

Where do you park at Hermit Falls?

A National Forest Adventure Pass should be displayed in vehicles parked at the Chantry Flats Trailhead. Other waterfalls in the San Gabriel Mountains to visit include Switzer Falls, Millard Falls, Fish Canyon Falls, and Monrovia Falls. To get to the trailhead: Take the 210 Freeway to Arcadia, east of Pasadena.

Where is Chantry Flats located?

Angeles National Forest
Chantry Flat is a designated “Recreation Area” within the Angeles National Forest, about three miles (5 km) into Big Santa Anita Canyon, and is closely associated with the towns of Arcadia and Sierra Madre, CA.

Can you swim in Angeles National Forest?

Switzer Falls/Bear Canyon hike, one of Angeles National Forest’s shining jewels, is blanketed with nature-made swimming spots making it a wonderful outing for your small splash seekers.

Is the 33 open in Ojai?

Highway 33 remains closed between Ojai and Lockwood Valley due to slides but is scheduled to reopen before the weekend. There will be delays even after reopening due to single lane closures and repair crews. All gates are currently closed on the Ojai Ranger District.