Upper Hot Spring Canyon Falls

The Upper Hot Spring Canyon Falls were a series of accessible seasonal waterfalls in perhaps Orange County’s most remote part of the Santa Ana Mountains…

Chiquito Falls (Lion Canyon Falls)

Chiquito Falls (or Lion Canyon Falls) was a small waterfall near the Ortega Highway that required quite a bit of effort to reach. Was the effort worth it?

Black Star Canyon Falls

Black Star Canyon Falls is a seasonal waterfall with a bloody past reached by a difficult 7.5-mile hike and scramble in the Santa Ana Mountains near Irvine, CA.

Dana Point Waterfall

Dana Point Waterfall is an ephemeral roadside waterfall on the Dana Point Harbor in South Orange County that only gushes during or immediately after heavy rain.

Aliso Viejo Waterfall

Aliso Viejo Waterfall is a short 5ft waterfall on Aliso Creek that we experienced on a short multi-use trail from the Journey School and Foxborough Park.

Falls Canyon Falls (“Hidden Falls”)

Falls Canyon Falls (‘Hidden Falls’) is an elusive 40ft elusive and easily-overlooked waterfall in an unmarked side canyon of Trabuco Canyon in Orange County.

Holy Jim Falls

Holy Jim Falls is a short seasonal waterfall in Orange County’s Trabuco Canyon with a trail that crosses the creek many times and a rough road to the trailhead.