Hike 6 miles to Upper Zuma Falls in Malibu

Embark on a scenic hike to the enchanting Upper Zuma Falls, a hidden gem in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains!

 
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    34 Miles from you

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Perfect for

For solo
For two
For groups
Outdoorsy

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Itinerary

  1. Start at Backbone Trailhead
  2. Descend and switchback towards Newton Canyon
  3. Cross Zuma Creek
  4. Ascend past black-barked trees
  5. Continue along Backbone Trail, enjoying views of intermediate waterfalls
  6. Take unsigned spur trail to Upper Zuma Falls
  7. Explore and enjoy the falls
  8. Return via the same route

Location

 

35Q8+CC, Malibu, CA 90265

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Packing List

  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Water and snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing

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