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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013
+1 530-335-2777
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Beautiful!

If you are in the area, this is a must see!!! The hike around the falls is not difficult and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jesser012016
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Columbus, Ohio
Incredible waterfalls

The water is very cold but it is so worth it to swim there! The view and the trails are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matbercun
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Itajai, SC
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Popular hiking, camping and fishing park.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the loop” (23 reviews)
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Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013
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+1 530-335-2777
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"the loop"
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"teddy roosevelt"
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"natural wonder"
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"visitor center"
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"paved path"
in 9 reviews
"short hike"
in 13 reviews
"year round"
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"tent camping"
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"easy hike"
in 11 reviews
"viewing area"
in 7 reviews
"entrance fee"
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"hiking trails"
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"the main attraction"
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"well worth the trip"
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"vista point"
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"lassen"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area, this is a must see!!! The hike around the falls is not difficult and you will enjoy every moment. If you pack a lunch there are benches on the trail and you can enjoy the area even more.

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for a terrific review. The Falls Loop Trail is a wonderful hike indeed. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water is very cold but it is so worth it to swim there! The view and the trails are beautiful and refreshing!More

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate your rating and review and are glad you came. We are sure that you swam in the Lake. Although access to theedge of the pool at the base of the falls is encouraged, swimming in that pool is prohibited and could result in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing and beautiful‼️ This is a must to see 👍👍👍👍👍....gorgeous !!! My suggestion is to get there early so you can park in the parking lot. On a hot day it can be overbearing hiking up to get inside the park (unless you’re used to...More

Thank Olala
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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a terrific review. Good advice to come early or later in the afternoon. The hike around the falls is lovely on a hot day! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wondering if there is cell or WiFi in the campground yet?? If not where is the closest place to go to get service?More

Thank Kathleen D
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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There is still no cell service in the Park; the closest place, at least for AT+T, seems to be the intersection of Highway 299 and Highway 89 and throughout Burney. There is a pay phone outside the camp store. There is WiFi in the Visitor...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful! You'll get tired of reading that word when you research Burney Falls, but I'm not sure what else to use. Awesome, Humbling, Peaceful, Serene - yup Beautiful seems to cover it. Its a real quick stop off of Hwy 89. Take the scenic...More

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your terrific rating and review! We couldn't have said it better. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited This falls during memorial day weekend with a 9 yo and 5 yo. Getting to this falls wasn't very easy. Following Google maps we ended up on a trail on the other side of the falls with no approach to falls. The actual...More

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your thoughtful review. The Google problem has occurred with others and we are sorry. Glad you were able to find the main entrance and that your children enjoyed it! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the short walk to the falls - a longer loop is available. Steep but not too bad - they offer rest points with benches. We saw a few people fishing in the pool below the falls - very small fish. Misty and humid...More

1  Thank Kate3124
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CatherineCamp, Interpretivve Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review and great rating. We're glad you came to visit and that you explored so many parts of the park. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk to the falls. Breathtaking views. A must see when travelling through northern California. Only 50 miles from Redding.

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A great rating and review: thank you for coming. The falls are spectacular always, but especially nice in the spring. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Worth the easy hike down to the falls and the park entrance fee. Every step is through incredible beauty.

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

What a lovely review! We are proud of the park, and hope you were able to walk the trails and visit the lake as well as admiring those falls. Thanks for visiting. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Nice state park to come for a weekend trip. Thought I would share some information regarding the cabin we stayed at as there was little information that I could find on the interior. We stayed in cabin 63 which is a two room cabin with...More

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Future visitors will appreciate your thoughtful and informative review. Thanks for coming to stay and to visit our remarkable falls and beautiful forest and lake. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Fawn H
May 1, 2018|
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Response from bmeadows4sports | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome, on leash...not allowed on some trails...
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Riz82M
July 23, 2017|
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Response from CatherineCamp | Property representative |
There is a separate parking area for the lake, though it tends to get full on summer weekends. The access is from the Park, you just drive down from the falls area. And you can walk down to the lake from the falls or the... More
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mdipin2
May 17, 2017|
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Response from SteveBTang | Reviewed this property |
There are no signs that say you CAN'T swim. LOL, but it will be cold and the water move pretty fast. Be safe!
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