Green Valley Falls

Green Valley Falls was really more of a Summer time swimming hole. Consisting of an upper and lower waterfall set, I saw the potential for a very happening spot to cool off from the heat and take…

Borrego Palm Canyon Falls

Borrego Palm Canyon Falls was our main waterfalling excuse to explore the most popular trail in the Anza Borrego State Park. The Borrego Palm Canyon Trail earned its notoriety because the…

Santa Ynez Falls

Santa Ynez Falls was one of those waterfalls we had put off doing after all the years we had been waterfalling locally in Southern California. We adopted this mentality because we tended…

Placerita Creek Falls

Placerita Creek Falls (also known as the Los Pinetos Waterfall since it was near the Los Pinetos Canyon) was another one of those waterfalls that we had procrastinated on visiting for one reason or…

San Ysidro Falls

San Ysidro Falls was a waterfall that I had always been targeting for a visit, but for one reason or another (drought, lack of time, etc.), I never had the chance to make a visit until a…

Portrero John Falls

Portrero John Falls was a waterfall that had eluded us ever since we were first made aware of it in an old waterfall book from Chris Schaffer back around 2003 or 2004. After seeing this waterfall…

Fuller Mill Creek Falls

Fuller Mill Creek Falls was one of those obscure waterfalls that managed to elude us over the years. It even managed to elude us on our first attempt at visiting the falls back in 2011 though in…

West Fork Falls

West Fork Falls was a bit of an unexpected waterfall for us as we weren’t aware of its existence when we planned for a recent Palm Springs trip in 2017. However, when we noticed this waterfall on…

Murray Canyon Falls (Seven Sisters Falls)

Murray Canyon Falls (also referred to as the Seven Sisters Falls) was more of an adventure for us given that it took quite a bit of effort to reach compared to some of the other waterfalling…

Dana Point Waterfall

The Dana Point Waterfall was something we weren’t really made aware of until recently when it popped up on one of the Orange County blogs. Perhaps part of the reason why this place was so unknown…

Aliso Viejo Waterfall

The Aliso Viejo Waterfall was something that I would have never guessed would exist as it sat amidst a bustling and continually sprawling suburban area. Indeed, in well-developed cities like this…

Buckhorn Falls

Buckhorn Falls was a waterfall that eluded us mostly because getting to it wasn’t easy. That said, it turned out that we had plenty of opportunities over the years to make a visit since it was very..

Falls Canyon Falls (“Hidden Falls”)

Falls Canyon Falls (also known as “Hidden Falls”) was an elusive waterfall that nearly defeated us as I’m sure it probably had many others. In fact, we weren’t even aware of the existence of this…

Bailey Canyon Falls

Bailey Canyon Falls was one of the locally obscure waterfalling excursions that we’ve done. We suspect that a large reason for this apparent obscurity was that it didn’t appear in any of our local…

Three Sisters Falls

Three Sisters Falls was probably the second most popular waterfall in San Diego County behind the neighboring Cedar Creek Falls. As you can see from the photos on this page, it was indeed an…

Cottonwood Creek Falls

Cottonwood Creek Falls was a series of small waterfalls hidden away in the desert-like terrain near Pine Valley well downslope of Mt Laguna. While you may look at the photo at the top of this page…

Jack Creek Falls

Jack Creek Falls was a bouldery waterfall that appeared to require some precise timing in order to see it perform. In our case, we thought that a series of saturation storms in the span of a…

San Juan Falls

San Juan Falls was one of those waterfalls that we had overlooked in all the years of waterfalling the Southland. Part of the reason why we hadn’t bothered to visit this waterfall for all these…

“Cold Creek Falls”

“Cold Creek Falls” was one of those obscure waterfalls that felt to us like it was our own little private waterfall to enjoy in seclusion. This seclusion and tranquility was even more amazing…

Seven Falls

Seven Falls were a series of small waterfalls and punchbowl-like pools that definitely had that reputation of being one of the most popular spots in Santa Barbara. Indeed, it seemed like the…