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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

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Address: Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013
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Popular hiking, camping and fishing park.

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One of the best camps grounds around

I've been coming here for over 20 years first of all this is a great base camp if you want to head out to Lassen also, Or go fishing to hat Creek. what makes it so nice as you get... read more

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Oakley, California
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Oakley, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been coming here for over 20 years first of all this is a great base camp if you want to head out to Lassen also, Or go fishing to hat Creek. what makes it so nice as you get a camp inside all the pine trees that keep the camp grounds pretty shady. As it gets hot here.. you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was visiting Redding for a couple days and decided to visit a couple of state parks. McArthur-Burney was about 1.5 hours away and we decided to visit. It was okay. The main attraction is the Burney Falls, which is a very short hike. If you are looking for short/easy hikes then I would recommend it, if you want something more... More 

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately, like a lot of neighboring areas, we have suffered some trail damage due to the extremely heavy rains this winter. On the other hand, the falls are full and very beautiful! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited first week of April. Dress accordingly, even though it's sunny it's still cold. The walk down to the falls was nice & easy. Not able to walk the whole trail due to it being closed.

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and rating. Like so many other places in the north state this year, the rain has done some trail damage, but the falls are still very accessible and the hike is a nice one. Come back soon! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made a visit here again in April of 2017 and took a walk through the Falls Loop, which is a walking trail that stretches over and above Burney Falls. Beautiful serene stretch of land that one walks through; terrain is fairly easy to hike up and entire walk will take you 20 minutes or so with a few stops... More 

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful rating and review. The falls are indeed especially full and beautiful right now - what a winter we have had! We hope you can come back often. More 

Kelseyville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Try this out of the way Water Fall. Going up & down I-5 we look at info at road stops all the time. Seeing these falls along with other picture we said someday lets find it. Well we final did in September of ((2012 not 2016)). Looks even better than the photo your looking at. Guess we called this our... More 

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do believe our beautiful falls are worth the detour from I-5, and the detour includes pretty nice mountains as well. Come back soon! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Burney Falls on a driving holiday through Northern California. The drive to and from there (heading north from Redding, and doing the loop to Mt Shasta) as amazing - stretches where there was deep snow on either side of the road, others high in the fog, others quite green and summery. The park is excellently maintained, with very... More 

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

What a great review of the park! Thank you for taking the time. It is a special place, and the falls have been especially full this very wet year. Come back often. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

If you like waterfalls, this one will not disappoint. It is easy drive from Redding, and you park super close to the top of falls. Great for taking small kids or if you just like spectacular falls. There is an $8 car fee to get in. There is a mile hike around the falls. It's a decent walk, but you... More 

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating and review of the Park's beautiful falls. Indeed, the walk around the falls is worth the trip, and the falls themselves very visible for those who don't walk. We're glad you visited. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This place is a worth a visit. Amazing waterfall and very scenic. Looks even beautiful than the pictures here

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating and review. It is a beautiful place, and is especially spectacular in this very wet winter. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Burney Falls are really beautiful. We visited the falls in late spring. Enjoy the nature and it's true beauty.

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your rating. The falls are even more full in this wet winter! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

Sacramento, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited Burney Falls in the dead of winter. It was absolutely breathtaking. Not just the waterfalls by themselves, but the entire winter wonderland experience. The trail to the base of the falls was completely frozen and treacherous! Thankfully, there was a handrail to hang on as we literally slid down the trail. Once at the base, the mist from the... More 

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this review

What a great review! This very wet winter has indeed created a wonderland; come back again. Thanks. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association More 

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