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Address: Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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A fairly easy 1 mile hike will take you to this sparkling waterfall.

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Great view of the falls!

All down hill to the falls. There were many stream crossings that were very scenic. The hike was partially shaded along the way. There was a great view of the falls. The uphill... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
kmtcupertino
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Cupertino, California
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Cupertino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All down hill to the falls. There were many stream crossings that were very scenic. The hike was partially shaded along the way. There was a great view of the falls. The uphill back to the start was moderately strenuous especially with the altitude. On hot days, it is best to go earlier in the day (i.e. before noon). There... More 

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San Carlos, California
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125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This hike is normally a moderate hike. However, with the current detour it's definitely been upgraded to a moderately strenuous hike. We brought our family of three teenagers who are experienced backpackers and it was enjoyable for us. We always wear sturdy hiking boots and use hiking poles to navigate the varying terrain. The first half is a lovely walk... More 

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Oak Ridge
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a great waterfall. During the time we went, the original trail was closed, so there was a detour which was longer and much more strenuous. However, the view of the falls is worth the hike! Don't be fooled as you go down...there are many smaller waterfalls along the way--you'll know it's the Kings Creek Falls when you see... More 

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San Jose, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We did this hike from about 5:30-7:15pm in the evening on July 4th, on a windless day. The valley, river, and falls were all very pretty. But the mosquitoes started off annoying, and grew much worse as the evening wore on. By the end of the hike I was running to escape the cloud of mosquitoes biting me. In spite... More 

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3 Thank rwherrick
Denton, TX
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The falls were awesome. We enjoyed hiking near the falls and took some great photographs; What an incredible place to visit.

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Monterey Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Fair warning......the usual trail is closed. A seemingly easy hike turned into a strenuous hike. Due to trail maintenance, we were diverted to an alternate route. There were patches of snow/ice and a lot of mud. We crossed several unavoidable brooks, getting our hiking boots wet. If you are not in fairly good shape, this hike will be very taxing.... More 

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Shingletown, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Great hike! Beautiful views! I've been many times with young and old alike, never disappointed! Don't miss Lassen Volcanic National Park😃

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1 Thank christinesutter
Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We hiked this trail during spring break. It does not have a steep elevation gain, rather ups and downs throughout the trail. I was exhausted after reaching the falls. While coming back, we experienced rain. The trail exposes you to some spectacular view. New plantation, big trees, shadowed woods. There are loose rocks and mud at some point of the... More 

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3 Thank SBhunia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

It was a easy walk. The creek and the meadow along the hike were both nice. The fall has multiple cascades and is good for multiple photo opportunities. The trail to the bottom of the fall was closed until 2016, which was a pity. So we had to settle with (nice) views from top of the fall.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Not exactly in the same league with Niagra Falls, but as impressive as many of the falls in Yosemite and very close to the park. If you are visiting Lassen, they are worth a short trip to see.

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