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…

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…

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…

Holy Jim Falls

Holy Jim Falls has such a memorable name that every time I think about it, I have this impulse to shout out “Holy Jim!” before the word “Falls.” Apparently the name was in honor…

Tenaja Falls

Tenaja Falls is one of those waterfalls that might not seem like much to people outside the Southern California area, but considering how 150ft waterfalls are quite rare here and that…

Ortega Falls

Ortega Falls was one of those waterfalls that eluded us back in our earlier days of waterfalling. Apparently, we didn’t follow directions too well because we almost gave…

Mildred Falls

Mildred Falls was an ephemeral waterfall that appeared to have a very short life. I’ve witnessed this waterfall on two separate occasions, where the first time I showed up was on the second dry day…

Cedar Creek Falls

Cedar Creek Falls was certainly one of the most attractive (if not the most attractive) waterfalls in San Diego County. What made it so appealing was the bare rocks enclosing the rocky oasis-like…

Kitchen Creek Falls

Kitchen Creek Falls sits within the typically hot and dry Cleveland National Forest about 50 miles east of San Diego. Seeing the falls flowing requires quite a bit of…