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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
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Activities: Camping, Fishing, Hiking
Description: Popular hiking, camping and fishing park.

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Beautiful Falls, Fun Walking Trails, Great Picnic areas

I grew up in the area and often visited Burney Falls. I recently returned to Burney Falls with my family after having been away from it for over 15 years, and I am happy to say... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Battle Ground, Washington
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Battle Ground, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I grew up in the area and often visited Burney Falls. I recently returned to Burney Falls with my family after having been away from it for over 15 years, and I am happy to say it was in the same condition it was then! The California State Park system takes very good care of the park and make sure... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you love waterfalls as much as I do, this falls HAS to be on your bucket list! I've seen waterfalls all over the country, but this one is AMAZING & words just cannot express it's awesomeness! It's difficult to tear yourself away from the sight & sounds of this thundering, crashing force of nature. No matter what time of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This beautiful park has 910 acres of forest and five miles of streamside and lake shoreline, including a portion of Lake Britton. The park's centerpiece is the 129-foot Burney Falls, which is not the highest or largest waterfall in the state, but possibly the most beautiful. The falls were called "the Eighth Wonder of the World" by President Theodore Roosevelt.... More 

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Los Angeles
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We passed by this state park on our way to McCloud, CA from Lassen Volcanic National Park and noticed a fine entryway and lots of people. That evening, my wife discovered why all the people were there - the Falls. So, next day we drove back. I had called ahead to see when it would be less crowded and the... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you are in the Burney, CA area you must visit the falls. They are very beautiful. We went to the lookout and then hiked down to the falls. Excellent trails. From here we hiked to Lake Britton. From here we had to hike back to the visitor center which is 1.4 miles. We carried lunch in our backpacks and... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Wonderful area to visit, but we did not come prepared to dry camp. Camp site was way to small for our trailer although we reserved according to the web site measurements. Made reservations on line for the campground but had trouble determining the definition of "Standard". Somehow I mistakenly determined it had full hookups. When we arrived, we found out... More 

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Payson, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It was so beautiful and peaceful and the hike to the falls was easy. They also have a longer trail you can take that goes all the way around the falls. In the morning we saw otters swimming in the water below the falls.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I challenge you to find a more beautiful waterfall in all of California! The walk down to the falls results in a sharp temperature decline, which is most welcome on hot days. The walk back up is a doozie in terms of incline and requires a fair amount of stamina. The falls are surrounded by lush greenery and is a... More 

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Ferndale, California, United States
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Enjoyed the walk down to the falls! Good trail, but wear comfy shoes. Definite temperature change, so have a sweatshirt handy! Bring a water bottle too. We walked down below the falls, across the bridge and up the other side above the falls. Good trail, but steep in places. Not stroller friendly, small children might tire easily (but sleep well... More 

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La Pine, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The hike down to the base of Burney falls and on to the lake is beautiful! The stream as some fish too. Nice camp-sites.

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Address: Address: Highway 89, Burney, CA, Burney, CA
Phone Number: 530-335-2777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burney

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