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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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Popular hiking, camping and fishing park.

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A Beauty!

Beautiful layers of waterfalls, make you feel like you are in Hawaii minus the cold weather and the expensive flight. Easy hike and worth the day trip. I would camp the site but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
shannieshine
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful layers of waterfalls, make you feel like you are in Hawaii minus the cold weather and the expensive flight. Easy hike and worth the day trip. I would camp the site but have to reserve and plan ahead of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

we had been to this place on December 2015 , and very beautiful drive while going to Burney with snow both sides. Burney waterfalls is one of the coolest view in Burney. The entire park is covered with complete snow but still we can see the water falls . very nice view , and worth watching

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Oakland, California
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

It's a nice short hike down to the base of the waterfalls. Well worth the trip if you're in the area. Another great California State Park (the second oldest park in the system).

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Los Altos, CA
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The water mist, the snow, gushing water, silence, greenery, moss, birds -- all these made it a hidden magic. Delighted to spend time there and walk to the falls and around it in a nice hike but no stress at all.

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Thank docLosAltos_CA
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful must stop. Great for a short hike if your looking for something to do in the area. Our family spent a couple of hours here and we're totally amazed by the view.

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Redding, California
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75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

More commonly known as Burney Falls is about an hour east of Redding, CA. It is a wonder you will rarely encounter. Over 100-million gallons of water falls over these falls every single day. Nature is so amazing! There is a nice little hike of almost a mile around these falls and it is well worth the effort. The hike... More 

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Yuba City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I haven't been to Burney Falls since I was a kid (probably 20 years ago). We decided to take a drive to Burney Falls for a day hike and even with the current drought in California, it was as beautiful as I remember it. The hiking ranges from easy to moderate. We spent the day exploring the trails, swimming, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Beware, when we were there there are at least 2 rangers checking to see if people paid for a parking pass (in late October). This area is pretty well-developed - plenty of bathrooms, picnic areas, lots of parking. The falls are very accessible from the parking area. You go down a short switchback trail and bam. It's actually difficult to... More 

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Burney, California
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Burney Falls is a jewel hidden in the mountains of Northeastern California. It is a great place for a day or to camp for a week. It sits right on the Pacific Crest Trail and has short and easy hikes for the family, or longer hikes for the more adventurous. Burney Creek runs through the park, Lake Britton is in... More 

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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Beautiful place to relax and meditate. Nice hike down to the falls. Nice and quiet place. The hike around the falls is worth the effort. Parking is also conveniently located close to trail path.

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