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Great views!

Moderate hike and a great view of the waterfalls once you reach the bottom. Tends to get pretty... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ChillChalla
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San Francisco
Beautiful Cascades and Falls

Plan on taking a couple hours to hike down to this beautiful fall. The trail is about 2.4 miles... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ginny Z
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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A fairly easy 1 mile hike will take you to this sparkling waterfall.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Moderate hike and a great view of the waterfalls once you reach the bottom. Tends to get pretty crowded as this happens to be one of the most hiked places at Lassen, so start early if you can. The hike to the falls is not...More

Thank ChillChalla
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Plan on taking a couple hours to hike down to this beautiful fall. The trail is about 2.4 miles roundtrip. It starts out flat, but about a half mile in, it starts to climb. Take the loop trail out up the stone steps to view...More

Thank Ginny Z
Reviewed August 13, 2018

despite the really hot temperatures and smoky air. we really enjoyed this hike. One of the best views in the park on the return portion of the falls going up the steps. Loved it.

Thank SherryG487
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Trailhead is 17 miles from north entrance and area is congested. Meandering initial section surrounded by wildflowers with much steeper decline over rocky terrain in the middle and easier descent at the end. A lot of the hike is desire the rushing water of the...More

Thank Hindustani76
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

The falls are a great reward for making the hike. The trail is moderate, downhill going in, and uphill coming out. It has an elevation gain of about 700 feet. Take your time to enjoy the views along the way. The roar of the falls...More

Thank TxWaccamaw
Reviewed June 11, 2018

You can hike a delightful 5 mile loop. Start on the King's Creek falls trail but at the first fork, go right to Sifford Lake. I'll explain later why you must do it in this direction. HIke until you see the sign to Sifford Lake,...More

1  Thank jjo
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

The Park Service rates the trail as a 2---my wife vehemently disagrees and is lobbying for a 3. The payoff is great because you end at a relaxing falls setting. There is a little switchback element to get out of the falls area that will...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the hike to the falls from the parking area. Downhill all the way. Uphill coming back obviously but quite steady. Watched deer, and other wildlife in the stream, which in the sunshine made it quite a magical and yet simple hike.

3  Thank RWB75
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Kings Creek Falls is supposedly the shorter of the two waterfall trails but I don't think it accounts for the restoration area which requires you to go around and therefore makes the trail longer. It treks downhill predominately to the falls so the return is...More

1  Thank pamelamurphy180
Reviewed September 19, 2017

The hike is downhill to the falls and then back uphill to your car. Be sure to bring plenty of water. Take your time coming back up the hill. If you usually rely on trekking poles to go up/down hills, this would be a good...More

2  Thank stevevw31
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