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Burney Falls

Burney, CA

Burney Falls is a 1.3 mile loop trail located near Burney, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until October.

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Burney Falls Loop Trail
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8 Completed 8 Reviews

Easy and beautiful!! Well-maintained trail and was not busy the day I was there.

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Burney Falls
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26 Completed 14 Reviews

breathtaking falls and such a short hike so worth taking the time to see if you get the chance. 8$ fee and no dogs are aloud on the trail.

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Burney Falls
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36 Completed 18 Reviews

Beautiful Falls. Trail was easy. Falls Loop about one mile very easy hike. 8$ fee to enter.

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Burney Falls
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68 Completed 61 Reviews

This trail was a pleasant and unexpected surprise. We were just driving through the area and, being a fanatic of waterfalls, I happened to notice a sign off the side of the road for it. I quickly made the turn and found myself in this amazing oasis that is the McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial SP. Wow! I have seen a lot of waterfalls in my days and this one is now in my top 5. Do NOT let this hidden beauty pass you by. It's breathtaking, beautiful in every sense of the word. The small lake of water at the bottom is as serene as it is refreshing, being fed by a series of falls that together make up the wonderment that is Burney Falls.

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Pioneer Cemetery Trail
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47 Completed 4 Reviews

This trail is located inside the campground out in a back corner. As a routine Burney camper I have been down this trail many times. Though I can not claim to have ever been down there in the daylight. It is often that, as a group of kids, would grab a flashlight and hike down. The trail is a wide dirt road that is pretty short and the cemetery is easy to get to. The cemetery itself is a bit over grown and contains some broken headstones but overall it just adds to the feeling of the area. I definitely suggest doing this hike, while it lacks a challenge the cemetery itself is very neat. While I only went at night time, most common time at 1am, I can not claim what type of traffic it sees.

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Burney Falls
by Virgie Vasquez

30 Completed 4 Reviews

I was speechless when I saw thi, very easy hike and yes fun for a family with little ones. Amazing one of my favorite small hike that I love. Worth the trip up North

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Burney Falls
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0 Completed 1 Reviews

Ben hiking thru Burney falls all my life. what a wonderful hike, very light hike if you wanna just get out and have a chill day with your friends or family. It has a very fresh clean vibe aswell as an ancient one too. this is home to a very widespride area of local native Americans, so you'll feel a strong spiritual presence the whole time. there's a very big hole at the bottom of the falls super cold water, get in If you feel like cooling off after your strenuess hike. lol

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Burney Falls
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Beautiful!!!! not difficult, can do with kids, consider taking a picnic in back pack, once your down by the falls the air is cool. In my opinion much more awe inspiring and enjoyable then falls I had hiked farther to see in Hawaii!!!

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Burney Falls Loop Trail
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10 Completed 8 Reviews

Very easy trail, great for a day out with the family. The trail's a little steep on the back side which means you'll probably be carrying the young 'uns for maybe 1/4 - 1/2 a mile, but still not bad at all. Of course, the main attraction is Burney Falls itself... which always amazes me every time I go up there. Beautiful scenery for pictures, and if you're going up through Burney, it's well worth the stop!

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Hat Creek, Lower
by Jaicie Slinkard

2 Completed 2 Reviews

This is a beautiful relaxing place to camp, fish, & hike. I have been here a hand full of times & its always a blast! Watch out for the snow though!

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