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Description: A fairly easy 1 mile hike will take you to this sparkling waterfall.

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Nice fall, creek and meadow

It was a easy walk. The creek and the meadow along the hike were both nice. The fall has multiple cascades and is good for multiple photo opportunities. The trail to the bottom of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It was a easy walk. The creek and the meadow along the hike were both nice. The fall has multiple cascades and is good for multiple photo opportunities. The trail to the bottom of the fall was closed until 2016, which was a pity. So we had to settle with (nice) views from top of the fall.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Not exactly in the same league with Niagra Falls, but as impressive as many of the falls in Yosemite and very close to the park. If you are visiting Lassen, they are worth a short trip to see.

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Bay Area, CA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Beautiful views of the falls and a short pleasant walk. Nice place to bring a picnic lunch. You probably will have company but there are lots of spots to sit beside the river and enjoy the outdoors.

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Ferndale, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It's a nice hike, but the trail is rerouted a bit for safety reasons. Wear sturdy shoes as you do go up and over some rocks. Be sure to take water and have a sweatshirt handy. There are some neat scenery views and I always enjoy volcanic rocks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised by the snow and almost aborted as we trudged on we cleared the snow field. It made up for good photographs. Lots of downed trees made for an interesting trek. It was too early in the season and the trails were not cleared yet. It was beautiful going to King's Creek with the wild flowers in... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Easy hike following stream with meadows and wildflowers. When you get near the falls the going gets more difficult and you can follow the trail down to the bottom or up to a wider view, or do a loop. Very pretty at the top.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

On the park map that you’ll get when you enter the park, they list Kings Creek picnic area and just above it “Upper Meadow”. From the SW entrance station this meadow is about 11.7 miles and 4.8 miles from the Lassen Peak Trail head parking lot (before you get to Summit Lake). First you’ll come to a pull off for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This year's drought has probably affected Kings Creek Falls this year. You're better off visiting Burney Falls in McArthur-Burney State Park if you like waterfalls. The hike is NOT an easy 1-mile hike as stated by another reviewer. It's about 3 miles round trip and is suitable for moderate-level hikers.

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Our family did this hike and love it. Beautiful, scenic, and just lovely. We also took the short trail to see the cascades as well. Totally worth it and recommended.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Plan to hike an extra mile due to the closure of the main trail. Instead of meandering along the creek, plan on a full-sun half mile stretch of switchbacks. The rocks on the trail are large and unstable - my eight year old son almost accidentally rode a flat loose rock down the hill like it was a sled. This... More 

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