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My Favorite Whiskeytown Waterfall

This is an enjoyable 3-mile shaded hike to some lovely waterfalls. The road to the trailhead is... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Redding, California
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My husband and I did this hike (again) over Memorial Day weekend. We were at the trailhead at 8:00... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Carole S
Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This is an enjoyable 3-mile shaded hike to some lovely waterfalls. The road to the trailhead is dirt, but well maintained and an adventure unto itself. There is restroom and parking at the trailhead. The water is very cold so only the brave do more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

My husband and I did this hike (again) over Memorial Day weekend. We were at the trailhead at 8:00 a.m. to avoid crowds. I highly recommend early starts on holiday weekends. We are both in our late 70's but have hiked all of the Whiskeytown...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carole S
Reviewed May 30, 2018

On this 3 miles round trip hike we enjoyed four falls, lower brandy creek, upper and two upper upper. Maybe we walked little over 3 miles , not sure. First trail head is little tricky and involves driving on a narrow unpaved road. along the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a 3 mile in and out hike. Entry to Whisky Town in $10. Stop at visitor center to pay. Trail head is about 4 miles into park. Last half mile on a dirt road that dead ends at the trailhead parking lot. For...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank spiritleadme
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This trail and the falls were beautiful. I wish I had realized you could drive within 1.5 miles of the trail! Haha I started at the bottom at Brandy Creek Beach. My phone is very bad at tracking my mileage, but it was at least...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

We did this hike as part of the April Waterfall challenge and of the four waterfalls listed in the challenge, this was the hardest one. First of, the drive to the trailhead is tricky. Very narrow roads and they are not paved. We took a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The moderate hike was great! The beginning is uphill, approximately a 500 foot ascent over 1.5 miles. There are a number of pools between lower and upper Brandy Creek Falls. The water is clear and cool! Wading in a pool can be done with awareness...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Linda B
Reviewed June 4, 2016

Brandy Creek Falls is just one of four waterfall opportunities found near Redding, CA in the beautiful Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The hike is about 1.5 miles one way, 3 miles round trip. About 1.25 miles into the hike you are greeted by the base...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Elizabeth Ann C
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Brandy Creek Falls has two options, a long, five-mile walk through a forest or you can drive those five-miles and walk the last 1.5 miles to the falls. I decided to take a walk in the woods! The forest hike is pretty flat and you...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Jeff E
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