Discover Eaton Canyon In Pasadena CaliforniaWritten by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.
Eaton Canyon Natural Area Nature Center, entrance, 1750 N. Altadena Drive, Pasadena, Ca. 91107, is a 190-acre natural park is located at base of Mt. Wilson. There are five miles of nature trails, an equestrian trail, creeks and a waterfall. The canyon is very lush and has beautiful displays of local flora and fauna. The park is open daily sunrise to sunset.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation supervises and maintains this "zoological, botanical, and geological wonderland situated at base of beautiful San Gabriel Mountains. With its hiking trails, wildlife, rocks and minerals, and plants, there is something for everyone to enjoy". At entrance to park you will find a 7,600 square-foot building containing many "fascinating displays, live animals, offices, classrooms, an auditorium, restrooms, and an information desk/gift shop". The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, during which time a staff member is present to assist you. Both docent-guided and self-guided tours are available in Eaton Canyon. Reservations are required for either type in order to ensure that everyone has a pleasant experience.
One of best places to visit in park is Eaton Canyon Waterfalls. According to Eaton Canyon Nature Center Associates "For a spectacular view of Eaton Canyon, hike to 50-foot Eaton Canyon Waterfall". "There is water at falls year-round, but in dry seasons and during summer months stream bed may be partially or totally dry. In order to reach falls you'll have to cross stream bed several times, but only in wettest months will this be particularly difficult".
Visit Buena Park CaliforniaWritten by David G. Hallstrom, Sr.
Buena Park, California, just under seven (7) miles down freeway from Disneyland in Anaheim, is a city of 80,000 plus people and is a tourist attraction city that is overlooked by many tourists. This city is home to Knotts Berry Farm, "With over 165 wild rides, shows and unique attractions just steps from Knott's Resort Hotel, Knott's Theme Park is place to go for family fun and thrill seeking adventure!", Knotts Soak City, "Knott's Soak City Water Parks are acres of waterlogged fun for everyone.", Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, "A place where knights battle for their kingdom's honor while an exceptional feast is served in a magnificent setting.", Movieland Wax Museum, "Movieland Wax Museum is most unique House of Wax and one of world's largest wax museums." and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, "The museum houses hundreds of rare and unusual artifacts, some which are unavailable anywhere else in world.". All of these attractions are within walking distance of each other.
The city hosts a fair variety of inexpensive but good hotels including, Courtyard By Marriott, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn, Radisson, Red Roof Inn and more and a good selection of restaurants including, Claim Jumper, Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant, Hometown Buffet, Outbacks Steakhouse, Pat & Oscars, Ventanas and more.