We hiked this the day after the trail reopened. The Fish Canyon Trail and Fish Canyon Falls were involved in the 2016 Complex Fire, with 95% of the trail falling within the burn area. When one have to use their hands and feet, you are almost there. does anyone know if they re opened the trail? The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. This 80 foot tall waterfall has three tiers and a beautiful, clear pool at the the bottom. Nevertheless, I have decided to keep the description of the difficult version of the hike on this site for historical interest and for reference if it ever again becomes accessible. Trails are a bit narrow if you’re afraid of heights or falling stick to your left at all times. Driving around canyon lake having a hard time finding a place to fish as parks were closed or full. The falls drops a total of 80 feet (24 m) in four tiers. Clear and fresh high alpine water roars down Fish Creek Canyon, spilling over the magnificent 280-ft Fish Creek Falls, one of the most popular destinations around Steamboat Springs. A small percentage of the trail is on private corporate property (Vulcan Mining / Materials) and a small percentage of the trail is administered by the United States Forest Service however most of the property falls under the administration of the City of Duarte. For information or inquiries about the area as well as current conditions, visit their website. The water was flowing decent when we were there, but since this year was so dry, I would imagine it has been a lot more crazy in years past. It's way too risky. Fish Canyon’s history is one besmirched by a number of incidents which have rendered the stunning 80-foot falls in its depths inaccessible for much of the last hundred years. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. It takes me about 45 mins nonstop to the end and 30 mins for return (faster if I jogged). Fish Canyon Falls Trail [CLOSED] is a 7.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Duarte, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. I am totally waiting for it to reopen. Just minutes from downtown Steamboat, wilderness comes to life with a splash at the legendary falls, easily accessible for the entire family. But unfortunately this trail has been CLOSED for nearly two years to be exact. The waterfall is nice treat when you make it to the end, though only runs during wet season. The creeks during the rain or right after is the best. Here we take on an easily accessible and scenic section of the canyon. The trail was poorly maintained, and there was no water in the falls. The company just moved their equipment all over that mountain n the city of course won’t do nothing because the city makes no money with us m with Vulcan it gets serious dollar..come on people complain n make ur voices heard n if we have to let’s go fix the trail ourselves, one my favorite trails has been gone for over 3 years. See Fish Canyon Falls Hike Description at Dan's Hiking Pages NEXT > Fish Canyon Falls Plants - May 28, 2011 PREVIOUS > Fish Canyon Falls Hike - March 19, 2011. Also they believe this trail will be permanently closed. The sparkling creek dances and bubbles over boulders and is often graced with quiet pools. Hiking trip report, map, and photos for Fish Canyon Falls, located in Angeles National Forest, California. Unlike many seasonal waterfalls in Southern California, it has a fairly reliable flow year round, due to springs located further up the canyon. 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