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Berry Creek Falls

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Wadell Creek, 5 miles from Hwy 1, Boulder Creek, CA cannot drive here
408-338-6132
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Hidden waterfalls located in Big Basin State Park, 70-feet high.
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Hidden waterfalls located in Big Basin State Park, 70-feet high.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Hiking to Berry Falls worth the time it takes. Simply gorgeous. Amazing forest of old Red Woods be prepared, bring water, and wear good hiking shoes some of the trails have roots, and are narrow. Saw wild life deer, squirrel, a hawk with his/ her fresh kill having breakfast.

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Santa Cruz, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This trial kept me coming back to Big Basin, even in the early morning when it was 30degrees and some of the small pools of water had frozen water. I've heard the sea trail is pretty good too, but I haven't had the pleasure of hiking it yet.

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was a very nice a moderate trail. I recommend starting this trail early because it takes about 5hrs depending on how fast you hike. I started at 3pm and didn't get back to the parking lot until 8pm. I had to hike for about an hour in the dark with our iphones as flashlight. Lucky for us we were... More 

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Austin, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The falls were a pleasure after a challenging hike. Berry Creek trail is the best trail in the park. This area gets crowded so reach early in the morning in summers.

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Northern California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I highly recommend this hike for those looking for an intermediate-level trail with spectacular views of waterfalls in Big Basin State Park. It's about 10.5 miles if you do the full loop, all in the shade of majestic Redwoods.

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Santa Cruz, CA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Get an early start. Water always running. Gorgeous. Do the loop if you can and stop by Silver and Golden Falls.

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Los Gatos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Best in springtime and early summer. In winter trail is muddy & in autumn water flow is low. A significant hike, don't attempt unless prepared & in shape.

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Minneapolis, M
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Well groomed trails - nice and wide. Be prepared for a steady climb! Make sure to take a snack and plenty of water on your hike. Comfy clothing, good shoes!

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