Three Sisters Waterfalls Hike

The hike down the canyon into the valley was serene. A canopy of purple-flowered shrubs lined a good 1/4 to 1/2 mile of the trail and could even here bumblebees buzzing around the blooms. Spring has officially arrived in Southern California.

We got to the trailhead at about 8:30 A.M. and it felt more crowded on our trek back up at 11 A.M. Earlier is always better in my book.

The last 5 miles before pulling into the trailhead parking lot is a dirt road and there are well-kept porta-johns, I mention because I was surprised! California has had an average rainy season this year and the water levels in mid-April were full and flowing.

All Three Sisters were gorgeous. Keep in mind during the hotter months there’s very little shade on this hike and it’s a good steep hike back to the car. I wouldn’t bring my dogs because the risk of overheating is high, even though I’m sure they’d scale the rocks better than me.

AllTrails suggests to only use this hike from October to April and is recommended for very experienced adventurers, which I would agree with as the hike back up the canyon SUCKS. lol

Here are some of the photos from this weekend’s adventure.

 

Planning these little weekend trips have been a real blessing to my marriage. We both work our asses off and forget to enjoy each other sometimes, enjoying the sounds of nature has been a breath of fresh air, for reals.

So I encourage you to plan a little getaway, doesn’t have to be far (or expensive). Mother Nature has a lot to offer, so go take a hike. 🙂


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Cedar Creek Falls Trail

Hike To Devil’s Punch Bowl

The hike to Devil’s Punch Bowl was gorgeous once you got down into the valley. Opting outside has become a new favorite hobby of mine, and it’s probably because the weather here in Southern California basically screams for you to be outside as frequently as possible.

It was crowded once we got to the falls, but I still enjoyed the scenery (and people watching opportunities). The water was freezing and even though it was hotter than Hades I didn’t feel like jumping in, wasn’t in the mood for soggy underwear.

Cedar Creek Falls Trail is an out and back trail with the Devil’s Punch Bowl as its halfway point. Trip Advisor ranks it as the number two hike for the Cleveland National Forest, which means Hubs and I will be hiking No. 1 trail sooner rather than later.

All Trails ranks the hike as moderate and strongly suggests no dogs due to the many canine deaths from the lack of no shade. This hike does require a permit.

Here are some of the photos I took from our hike this weekend. Hope you enjoy!

Cedar Creek Falls Trail

Lavender from Cedar Creek Falls Trail

the Hubs hiking Cedar Creek Falls Trail

Cedar Creek Falls Trail

Devil's Punch Bowl - Cedar Creek Falls Trail California

Devil's Punch Bowl - Cedar Creek Falls Trail California

Devil's Punch Bowl - Cedar Creek Falls Trail California

Devil's Punch Bowl - Cedar Creek Falls Trail California

This world is full of beautiful places and things, Don’t miss out on experiencing the best of the best mother nature has to offer. So go take a hike, it’s good for the soul.


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