Photograph Burney Falls

Burney Falls Memorial State Park - Search Nearby - Added by TJ Orton

Burney Falls is an easy 0.3 mile hike. The cost is $8 per vehicle to enter the park and there are campsites available.

The Burney Falls centerpiece is a 129-foot drop to a deep pool of water down below. It's not the highest or largest waterfall in the state, but it's certainly one of the most beautiful.

The falls are located northeast of Redding, CA, six miles north of Highway 299 on Highway 89 near Burney.

Burney Falls is within the McArthur-Burney Falls State Park. It will cost $8 per vehicle to enter the park, but you can also camp here. Once you've arrived, it's a very quick hike straight downhill to the base of the falls—0.3 miles and you're there. Hiking the loop around the falls will add on about a mile.

If you want to photograph Burney Falls up close, know that the spray coming off the falls is pretty intense—make sure you have a towel available to wipe off the lens between your shots. Best time to shoot is sunrise, sunset, and at night. For slow shutter shots you want less light so the falls aren't blown out. Also adding a polarized filter to your lens will help the pictures turn out better.

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Super easy hike with a Beautiful view of some amazing waterfalls! And I suggest you do not cross the fence for an epic photo, you will get yelled at by an official. I know from experience haha

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