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Burney, California

Hike to Burney Falls

1.3 Miles Total - Loop Trail

Originally added by Lisa Bao

Theodore Roosevelt referred to these falls as the “eighth wonder of the world.

Although the falls can be seen right from the parking area, this scenic 1.3 mile loop is a great hike for all levels of hiking ability. Heading out on this trail will take you to the base of this 129 foot tall waterfall. Allegedly, Theodore Roosevelt referred to these falls as the “eighth wonder of the world”.

Looking for an overview of the camping and trail areas, take a look at the park map. From the side bar of the McArthur-Burney Falls State Park page, you can make cabin or campground reservations if you'd like to make an overnight trip. 

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Photography
Hiking
Forest
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall

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Extremely spectacular sight!

Perfect hike for all levels or ages, as it's lovely short hike down to the falls! To avoid crowds, head there before or after the summer time (May-September)!

over 3 years ago

Water was not very clear in December

I have been there around mid-to-late December. The water was not very clear so this might be useful information for those who plan to go there.

Worth Seeing

Such a beautiful falls, and very easy to get to. That's why there are sooooo many people around :)

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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