San Ysidro Falls
ElevationAscent: 1,031' 314 m
Descent: -1,030' -314 m
High: 1,489' 454 m
Low: 459' 140 m
GradeAvg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 37% (21°)
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“This hike takes you to the stunning San Ysidro Falls.”— John McKinney
The trail then continues to climb and after 2 miles of being on trail, you'll cross San Ysidro Creek. Shortly after the creek crossing, there will be a path curving to the right and one that goes straight. Stay on the straight path to continue following the San Ysidro Trail and you'll quickly reach San Ysidro Falls, which are the highlight of the hike. At 60 feet tall, the San Ysidro Falls make for a stunning sight.
At this point, you can turn around and follow the same route along the San Ysidro Trail until you reach the original trailhead off of Mountain Dr.
Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.
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Land Manager: USFS - Los Padres National Forest Office