Burney, California

The Burney Creek Trail in Burney, California, is a top choice for outdoor adventures. This scenic 1.3-mile loop trail features a waterfall and is suitable for all skill levels. It's a must-visit for those who enjoy walking, running, and bird watching. Another highlight nearby is the Pacific Crest Trail, known for its stunning views and challenging terrain. If you're into fishing, the nearby Lake Britton is teeming with trout. For a more relaxed activity, the McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park offers picnic spots with a view of the majestic Burney Falls. These are some of the best trails and outdoor activities in and near Burney.

Top Spots in and near Burney

  • Mount Shasta, California

    Black Butte

    5.05 mi / 1608 ft gain
    Black Butte is hard to miss from I-5 as it winds past the city of Mount Shasta. This lava dome formed roughly 9,000–10,000 years ago and isn't a cinder cone, though it does look like one. The rock that makes Black Butte was extruded instead of spewed, then broke apart as it cooled. The jumbled re...
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  • Mount Shasta, California

    Winter Summit Black Butte

    5 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Note: February thru early March are great times to climb it for a winter ascent without snowshoes. If there is no snow seen from the south (e.g. on I-5 heading north to Mount Shasta City), don't be too worried. As long as there is snow on the surrounding peaks (e.g. Trinity Alps) around the same ...
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  • Susanville, California

    Camp at Rocky Point Primitive Camping Area

    Rocky Point has a bulletin board and toilet but no developed campsites.  At Rocky Point visitors must pack in and pack out all trash and waste water. A vault toilet is on site. Campers like the opportunity to "circle the wagons" and set up where they want on a large open natural gravel flat nea...
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