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  • Montgomery Creek, California

    Montgomery Creek, California, is a top spot for outdoor adventures with its scenic hiking trails. The best trails and outdoor activities include the Montgomery Creek Trail, a must-visit for its unique natural features. The trail offers moderate difficulty, making it suitable for most hikers. As you walk, you'll see the clear rushing waters of Montgomery Creek, impressive rock formations, and a variety of local flora and fauna. Nearby, the Fall River Valley offers excellent fishing opportunities and breathtaking views. For those interested in bird-watching, the Pit River is a prime location to spot local bird species. These outdoor attractions in and near Montgomery Creek make it a great destination for a day of exploration and adventure.

    Top Spots in and near Montgomery Creek

    • Montgomery Creek, California

      Hatchet Falls (Lion Slide)

      2.5
      About 45 min outside of Redding, California is this breathtaking waterfall, with being a relatively short hike makes it fun for all ages. The hike takes about 5 minutes from the road. Finding Hatchet Falls (aka Lion Slide) from the road are another story, with these falls not being marked anywher...
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    • Round Mountain, California

      Potem Falls

      5.0
      0.58 mi / 151 ft gain
      Park in the pull-out on Fenders Ferry Road. There you will find the Potem Falls trailhead. The hike is only 0.6 miles long--you'll likely spend more time enjoying the falls than getting there! Bring your swim gear if you want to jump in the pool. The trail is dog-friendly and open March-October. 
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    • Shasta County, California

      Magee Peak & Crater Peak

      7.19 mi / 2887 ft gain
      The trail to Magee Peak and Crater Peak makes for a fairly strenuous hike (mostly due to altitude). This USFS out-and-back trail has incredible views of the major peaks in the Northern California & Southern Oregon.  Take in a spectacular close-up of Lassen NP and great views of Shasta, Castl...
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    • Burney, California

      Burney Falls

      4.9
      0.97 mi / 82 ft gain
      Burney Falls can be seen right from the parking area, but this scenic 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.  The Hike Burney Falls has a 1.3 mile loop trail that takes approximately 30 minutes ...
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    • Burney, California

      Northshore Campground

      The name of the campground, Northshore Campground, speaks for itself. It's located on the northern side of Lake Britton, across the water from the main state park camping area. This is nice for us as it's easier to get a spot, and it's much quieter. Campground Reservations It's a PG&E campgr...
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    • Burney, California

      "Stand by Me" Bridge

      4.0
      The "Stand by Me" bridge is located in Northern California about 20 miles north of Lassen National Forest and two and a half miles (2.4 mi) from Burney Falls at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park.  The bridge is approximately 7.5 miles north of Burney, CA. From the town of Burney, take Hw...
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    • Redding, California

      Houseboat Lake Shasta

      1 mi / 1 ft gain
      Lake Shasta sits at the foot of infamous Mt Shasta, past the major Northern California city of Redding. From the Bay Area you can count on at least a 3.5 hour drive to get to waters edge, but the drive goes by quickly just cruising on HWY 5. There are multiple Marinas on Shasta but the largest is...
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    • Shingletown, California

      Manzanita Lake Loop

      4.0
      1.88 mi / 121 ft gain
      Manzanita Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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    • Shasta County, California

      Photograph Lassen Peak

      4.8
      Located in Northern California, Lassen Volcanic National Park is an astoundingly beautiful, diverse, yet under-appreciated park in the national park system.Manzanita Lake, located at the northwest park entrance, holds the largest campground in the park, and affords a gorgeous, photograph worthy v...
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    • Shasta County, California

      Camp out at Manzanita Lake Cabins in Lassen Volcanic NP

      Deep in the Lassen National Forest is the beautiful and surprisingly one of the least visited National Parks, Lassen Volcanic National Park. On the north entrance of the park, you will find the beautiful Manzanita Lake Cabins and Campground with the gorgeous blue lake in the foreground.  Getting ...
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    • Old Station, California

      Subway Cave Lava Tubes

      5.0
      0.65 mi / 33 ft gain
      The Subway Cave Lava Tube is located at Old Station in the Lassen National Forest. About 26 miles south of Burney, CA. If coming from the North, it is on Highway 89 (Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway) on your left right before Highway 44. If coming from Redding, about 60 miles away, you would enter th...
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    • Shingletown, California

      Hike the Chaos Crags Trail

      3.8 mi / 915 ft gain
      Manzanita Lake campground is located about 1/2 mile past the Northwest entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park.  The trailhead is located just before the campground sites about 0.1 mile off of the main road and marked with a sign (including a  map) and a few parking spaces.   The trail starts o...
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    • Redding, California

      Camp at Shasta Campground

      Shasta Campground offers 27 tent/trailer campsites, picnic tables, paved loop road, vault toilets, OHV staging area, potable water, and fire rings. To get to the campground head along Keswick Reservoir, below Shasta Dam.  Take I-5 north from Redding about 10 miles to Shasta Dam Blvd.  Follow Shas...
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    • Redding, California

      Hilltop Trail Head to Sundial Bridge

      4.0
      2.27 mi / 167 ft gain
      Hilltop Trail Head to Sundial Bridge is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Redding, California.
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    • McCloud, California

      McCloud Middle Falls Short Trail

      3.0
      0.79 mi / 85 ft gain
      McCloud Middle Falls Short Trail is located near McCloud, California. This route makes for an abbreviated version of the longer Middle McCloud Falls adventure which is 2.5 miles roundtrip. The parking area has an established parking lot and a vault toilet.  The shorter trail with minimal elevati...
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    • McCloud, California

      Middle McCloud Falls

      4.8
      2.49 mi / 243 ft gain
      Just 4 hours north of San Francisco, McCloud Falls offers a quick hike and swimming hole for those looking for something less crowded than Burney Falls. McCloud Falls has 3 tiers, but the middle section offers the best views by far. Getting Here To get here, park at the Fowlers Campground which...
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    Camping and Lodging in Montgomery Creek

    Dekkas Rock
    Shasta County, California

    Dekkas Rock

    Peltier Bridge Primitive Campground
    Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity Nra

    Peltier Bridge Primitive Campground

    Hirz Bay
    Hirz Bay Road

    Hirz Bay

    Ellery Creek
    Gilman Road

    Ellery Creek

    Moore Creek
    Gilman Road

    Moore Creek

    Mariners Point Group Campground
    Redding, California

    Mariners Point Group Campground

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Montgomery Creek

    The perfect 3-day road trip through Lassen Volcanic National Park & Crater Lake National Park

    The perfect 3-day road trip through Lassen Volcanic National Park & Crater Lake National Park

    Gwyneth and Amiana Manser

    Explore Lassen Volcanic National Park in 360 Degrees

    Explore Lassen Volcanic National Park in 360 Degrees

    Shana Nunez