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Horsetail Falls & Pyramid Creek

Twin Bridges, CA
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Unbelievable beauty for experienced hikers

I did this hike with children and a teenager. Some of the aspects that might frustrate less... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
freyaflys
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Newport Beach, California
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Rock Scramble - Go Now!!!

We went with our 4, 8 and 10 year olds on July 4th. Got there at 11am and the parking lot to the... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Timothy Y
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Redwood City, California
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Sep 3, 2017
“Unbelievable beauty for experienced hikers ”
Jul 4, 2017
“Rock Scramble - Go Now!!!”
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I did this hike with children and a teenager. Some of the aspects that might frustrate less adventurous adults were what made this trail so exciting for them, so I recommend giving it a try if you have older children or teens. For example, the...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We went with our 4, 8 and 10 year olds on July 4th. Got there at 11am and the parking lot to the trailhead was full. FYI - it's a $5 permit fee to park in there. We ended up parking about .2 miles down...More

Thank Timothy Y
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

After a banner year of rain and snowfall (200% of average), the snowmelt in late June made for a very swollen creek (more like a river). Some sections of the creek had shallow pools and slower diversions where little ones could wade in and play...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

If you have the time, you can hike all the way to Horsetail Falls. If you have less time, you can enjoy the shorter Pyramid Creek loop, while still enjoying the view of Horsetail Falls. We went in November 2016; thanks to the 490% above...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

i highly recommend this hike. its only bout 2+ miles total not to strenous in most of the trail. very scenic fall the climb to the top of the fall was challenging but well worth it. there is a self pay $5 parking fee. It...More

Thank Solo H
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

A friend of a friend recommended this trail to us however we haven't done our due diligence before this hike. We came not knowing anything of this trail. Horsetail Falls is nothing short of beautiful! The view, the sound of the creek running and the...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I have never been to a large hiking trail and waterfall before so I was excited to take on the challenge. I would advise traveling with people you know in case of dehydration or you get hurt. But it's a beautiful site to go to....More

Thank SarahBressler
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Be sure to bring snacks and your camera.. This a moderate hike that provides its best views and experience in the Spring when the snow is melting.

Thank RHeffelfinger
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