Newton Canyon Falls

Malibu, California

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This short canyon trail follows a portion of the Backbone Trail past the seasonal Newton Creek, ending at the 30-foottall Newton Canyon Falls. Though the falls will be dry in the summer months, the hike still makes for a very peaceful trip, culminating at a rocky grotto, perfect for picnicking.
Best Easy Day Hikes: West Los Angeles

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Best Easy Day Hikes: West Los Angeles

by Bryn Fox Pitterle (Falcon Guides)

This short canyon trail follows a portion of the Backbone
Trail past the seasonal Newton Creek, ending at the 30-foottall
Newton Canyon Falls. Though the falls will be dry in the
summer months, the hike still makes for a very peaceful trip,
culminating at a rocky grotto, perfect for picnicking.

©  Bryn Fox Pitterle/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking, Trail Running
Nearby City: Malibu
Distance: 1
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 45 minutes
Season: Year-round, though the falls are only flowing during the winter months
Local Contacts: Zuma/Trancas Canyons
Topo Map: Newton Canyon Falls Topographic Map
Guide Book: Best Easy Day Hikes: West Los Angeles Guide Book
Driving Directions: View Directions
Trail Directions: View Guide

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