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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

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Address: Highway 89, Burney, CA, Burney, CA
Phone Number: 530-335-2777
Activities: Camping, Fishing, Hiking
Description: Popular hiking, camping and fishing park.

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Abundant water and wildlife.

Trails are for able-bodied folks, but even most active people can see satisfactorily. Beautiful vistas, sounds, and a lot to see in a weekend if it is all you have for time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Trails are for able-bodied folks, but even most active people can see satisfactorily. Beautiful vistas, sounds, and a lot to see in a weekend if it is all you have for time.

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Martinez, California
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15 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We spent the morning hiking around McCloud River and Falls, and then drove east on 89 to Burney Falls. There is no doubt that this is a beautiful waterfall. From the upper vista point you have a clear view of where the river gathers in a broad dish before spilling over the edge. There is a fairly easy (slightly steep)... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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32 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The Falls are breathtaking. There is an 8$ fee to enter the park and then the falls are right there (on the left). No hiking involved to see the falls. You can however walk a quick loop trail around the falls. Maybe 30 minutes? There is also a nice lake and river in the park and several other short trails.... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The water fall was extremely breath taking. Had snow around which made it even better. This is a must see if you are in the area.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The most amazing waterfalls... easy walking path through the park, great for camping as well. day trip hiking in the forest, well marked paths

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Signal Hill, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have been familiar with this area since a wee old age of 2. I have spent many summers here camping, fishing and site seeing with my family. I have brought my own children here for the same reason. The Natural Beauty, fresh air, peace and tranquility. The Park Rangers are always friendly and helpful. There is a small store,... More 

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Lake Havasu City
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We arrived before anyone was attending the entrance shack. There was a sign saying there was an $8 fee and we were required to self register. Because we were enroute to Arizona and had only a few minutes to spend, we drove in to the parking area to see if it was something we'd like to return to on a... More 

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Redding, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This State Park is one of the natural wonders in the Northstate and is a very popular park because of the natural falls, camping, hiking, special events, store facilities, photo opportunities, swimming at an adjoining lake and plenty of parking.

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Jacksonville, Or
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Gorgeous falls with beautiful and clean location for camping. Found this great spot when looking for an area to rest on the way to Reno. Turned out to be a treasure in the woods. There is a small store and welcome center. The bathrooms were individual and very clean. A must stop!

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Redding, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We camped here for the first time last weekend. It's amazing! The falls are beautiful, the loop trail is fun, the lake is gorgeous, and the campground is very nice. The campground was very clean, especially for the end of the season. Sometimes, by October, campgrounds are trashed and looking like they need some major cleanup and repairs during the... More 

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