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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
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Type: Waterfalls
Activities: Hiking
Description: Hidden waterfalls located in Big Basin State Park, 70-feet high.
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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
95 helpful votes 95 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
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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