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nice place to hike

nice place to hike, however there was no water in the falls. Due to the drought in CA there was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Family friendly hike in the shade!

A child friendly hike up to the waterfall under the canopy of the tree lined path. Plenty of space... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Alisal Road, Solvang, CA
+1 805-934-6211
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice place to hike, however there was no water in the falls. Due to the drought in CA there was only a trickle

Thank rgeb4u
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A child friendly hike up to the waterfall under the canopy of the tree lined path. Plenty of space to park and to picnic nearby and only 10 minutes drive from Solvang. Facilities on site.

Thank MrSticklebrick
Reviewed July 26, 2018

First of all, it's a nice little short hike for young children...and that's about all you can look forward to. The falls are a damp trickle (this was in June, in fairness), but even if it had been a full cascade, we wouldn't have seen...More

4  Thank Adam W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nojoqui Falls is a great stop for the whole family. It is a leisurely 15 minute walk up to the falls under a well shaded Sycamore canopy. There have been recent rock slides which have filled in the base of the falls. A good rain...More

4  Thank SBHaydens
Reviewed July 7, 2018

It's a bumpy, windy road about 8 miles our of Solvang. The park has many large group picnic areas, a small playground, bathrooms. There is a trail up to the waterfall except that the last 200 feet or so are closed due to an unstable...More

2  Thank fungramma51
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Camp host was rude. She came out of nowhere and yelled at us to get out of her way. We were there with our kids and she was using foul language. Just a selfish individual. Very unprofessional.

3  Thank 189michellel1994
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Was a great quick hike! The waterfall area was *technically* blocked off because of dangerous falling rocks. There wasn’t a lot of water flowing this time of year but seems great for all ages and a great place to stop off if you’re on the...More

4  Thank Jade S
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

A short 6 mile drive from downtown Solvang, this charming park is a lovely escape to nature’s beauty. Picnic tables are abundant, and so are grills, so pack a cooler and enjoy this outdoors treasure. Hike to the falls is fairly easy and don’t forget...More

4  Thank Scott H
Reviewed May 3, 2018

In July, the water is thin ribbon and that allows tourists to walk past the blockaded path right down to the pool and stick your hands under the falling water. The forested glen is a delight even though the paths are dusty. CAUTION: Winter runoffs...More

4  Thank Harry B
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I've been coming here with my dad for years. Sometimes there is more water, other times a trickle. It's still always beautiful and serene. It has been many years since I last visited. It looks as though part of the hill had washed down to...More

4  Thank ibhayhay
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Chris P
April 10, 2018|
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Response from stephxxer | Reviewed this property |
You really can't access it directly, but there are signs not to use as drinking water. I think it's too rocky, and the park considers it a safety risk.
Rosa s
June 17, 2017|
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Response from milvetmac | Reviewed this property |
hi! the hike is relatively easy for an able bodied person, there is no steep or otherwise drastic inclines or declines; however a stroller would not be a good idea! i tried to take my son up with a small walmart stroller and... More
Ruth R
January 22, 2016|
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Response from rachel_deCarlos | Reviewed this property |
As of today 1/24/16, the trail is closed due to a mudslide. I wouldn't count on them opening it by next weekend, but check with the Park Admin later in the week. (805) 568-2461