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Address: Upper Fall Rd, CA 96057
Phone Number: +1 530-964-2184
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The three falls may be visited within an hour.

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A Northern California Must See

All three falls are glorious! I suggest parking at the lower falls and hiking all the way to the top. It is a pretty easy hike, and there are plenty of places to stop and rest... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
Ingrid H
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

All three falls are glorious! I suggest parking at the lower falls and hiking all the way to the top. It is a pretty easy hike, and there are plenty of places to stop and rest along the way. Bring your lunch with you and picnic at the upper falls, then swim in the pools below the middle or lower... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The falls is in 3 parts. Upper,middle and lower falls. We did cliff jumping at the lower falls. The water is icecold so be prepared to experience the feeling of thousand needles pricking you at the same time once you jump into the water. We parked at the upper falls and came down to the lower falls from the trail... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Yes, there are waterfalls with more water and higher, but these are vey nice waterfalls that are not crowded and you can get really close to them. Start from the lower falls that you can get to from the day use parking lot easily. Then take the .75 mile easy trail to the middle falls.

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South Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The lower falls can be a bit busy, but there is parking for all three (free) and it is easy to get from one to the other by car or on foot. For those unfamiliar with the area my suggestion would be to hike from the Upper Falls to the Lower - it's an easy, scenic hike, about a mile... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Just outside of McCloud, there are the three McCloud Falls - upper, middle and lower. You can drive or hike and see most of it. They are gorgeous waterfalls with whitewater between them. Very peaceful and scenic. You can spend as little as an hour here and it's worth the time, or spend longer if you want to hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

As beautiful as the pictures posted!! Within 3.5 mile round trip hike you see 3 waterfalls and at the Lower Fall, you can jump off the rocks directly in front of the fall and into the chilled water. AMAZING experience!! Or just wade in the river. The Middle Fall is the most spectacular of the 3. But definitely worth heading... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Three falls to choose from like the Three Bears of Goldilocks. Each Fall has different size, width and features. Moderate Hike with nice trail except in the winter you should bring snow shoes or be prepared for a difficult hike.Easy parking except in Winter you need to Park right off the Highway and Hike - no groomed roads.

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We visited the lower and middle falls. Both have well marked parking areas. Trails are easy but can be slick when wet. Picturesque and tranquil. Bathroom facilities available.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We did a small trace around and gone to visit lower side of fall. had wonderful view. people were enjoying swimming too

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We parked at the lower falls, looked around and started hiking. The lower falls aren't spectacular, but the setting is beautiful. Then we hiked up to the middle falls, which are spectacular. The hike was beautiful.Then we hiked up to the upper falls, which is also very pretty but not spectacular. We had a very nice picnic and headed back.... More 

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