Top Adventures in Montgomery Creek

  • Swim at Hatchet Falls

    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 anothe...

  • Explore Potem Falls

    Park in the pull-out on Fenders Ferry Road. There you will find the Potem Falls trailhead. The hike is only 0.5 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. ...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike to Burney Falls

    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 Roosev...

    1.3 miles

  • Photograph Burney Falls

    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 nort...

  • Camp at Lake Britton's Northshore Campground

    The name of the campground speaks for itself. It's located on the northern side of the lake, 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 I...

  • Visit the "Stand by Me" Bridge

    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.  Approximately seven and a half miles north...

  • Houseboat Lake Shasta

    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...

    1 miles 1 ft gain

  • Photograph Lassen Peak

    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...

  • 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 t...

  • Snowshoe around Manzanita Lake

    Snow shouldn't stop you from accessing your favorite places in the winter time, but it does add some intrigue and a little extra planning. If you're not familiar with traversing through powdery snow  on extra-large metal shoes that keep you from s...

    1.5 miles 0 ft gain

  • Visit the Subway Cave Lava Tubes

    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 fro...

  • Hike the Chaos Crags Trail

    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  m...

    3.8 miles 915 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Shasta County, California

      Dekkas Rock

      Overview Dekkas Rock Campground provides scenic views of the mountainous shoreline from the McCloud Arm of Lake Shasta. This group campground offers sites adjacent to the lake and is open for reser...

    • Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity Nra

      Peltier Bridge Primitive Campground

      Overview This tent-only campground is located in the southeast corner of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, 13.5 miles west of Redding, California, and three and a half hours north of Sacramento...

    • Hirz Bay Road

      Hirz Bay

      Overview Hirz Bay Campground is nestled among Manzanita and oak trees on a hilltop overlooking the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake. The scenic location offers a variety of recreational activities, incl...

    • Gilman Road

      Ellery Creek

      Overview Ellery Creek is located on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake. The campground is terraced, providing views of the lake from all of the lower sites and some of the upper sites.At certain water ...

    • Gilman Road

      Moore Creek

      Overview Moore Creek Campground is situated on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake. This cozy campground is partially shaded and can accommodate both tents and RVs.Camping at Moore Creek provides easy a...

    • Redding, California

      Mariners Point Group Campground

      Overview Mariners Point Campground is located where the Pit and Squaw arm of Shasta Lake come together and offers sites to both tent and RV campers. Visitors to this area can enjoy boating and fish...

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