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Discover Northern California Waterfalls

There are dozens of beautiful waterfalls dotting the Northern California landscape and many can be accessed on one single loop drive from Redding to Burney, north to Mt. Shasta, and back to Redding. Whiskeytown National Recreation area west of Redding is also home to many of the waterfalls listed here. Whether you spend a day or an entire weekend exploring the waterfalls surrounding Redding, be sure to wear comfortable shoes, take along a light jacket, don't forget your camera, and always remember to tread lightly!

Take the Redding Adventure Challenge
Let's break away from the norm and try a new adventure. Or how about 14? With the Adventure Challenge -- Redding edition, we'll do all of the work for you on coming up with an adventure. All you have to…
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10 Things to do for $10 or less when visiting Redding
Let’s face it, when we travel, we want to enjoy attractions and things to do wherever it is that we go. But sometimes we want to stretch our dollars as far as we can. Luckily for you, Redding has plenty…
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Hiking to Kings Creek Falls in Lassen Volcanic National Park
King’s Creek Falls is a 40-foot waterfall located in the middle of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The trail is moderate, which makes it a perfect adventure for the casual hiker, or a nice add on to the nearby Lassen Peak…
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Redding -- your perfect getaway for hiking adventures and an outdoor vacation
In Redding, located in the heart of UpState CA, you'll find an endless outdoor adventure playground perfect for all ages and interests. Hiking is one of the activities we do best around here with more than 225 miles of trails…
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10 Amazing Waterfalls to See in Northern California
An international outdoor destination ringed by the Southern Cascades to the east and the much smaller range of the Trinity Alps to the west, Redding is a hotspot for waterfall chasers. It’s an area with both short and long winding…
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10 Awesome National & State Park Day Trips Worth Taking from Redding
Wild, uncrowded, and memorable—these are the defining features of the far Northern California outdoors. The expanse of public lands around the town of Redding features an endless lineup of outdoor adventures, from fly fishing to summit bagging to scenic driving.…
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How to Plan a Perfect Couples Getaway in Redding
Whether your perfect date includes stargazing in a national park, watching the sunset over a vineyard, or enjoying a night on the town, you can find it in Redding, California, a fantastic place to spend time with your special someone.…
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The 11 Best Hikes in Northern California
It’s no secret that California is home to some of the best hiking in the country, especially in the northern part of the state. With a lifetime’s worth of hiking opportunities, the tough part can be zeroing in on one…
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8 Fun Winter Activities for the Whole Family in Redding, CA
Redding, California, sits in the backyard of some of Northern California’s best outdoor recreation and wilderness, from majestic Mt. Shasta to lesser-known gems amid the Siskiyou and Cascade ranges. Redding makes for a great home base for outdoor adventure in…
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Top 7 Attractions You Want to Cross off Your Bucket List in Redding, CA
Burney Falls. Photo courtesy of @jermverde on InstagramSteeped in state history and beset by the Sacramento River, Redding has since 1844 existed as the deserving home of satisfied locals. Since first inhabited by Wintu Native Americans, Redding has plays host…
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Exploring the Undiscovered Gems of UpState CA With Redding as Your Home Base
Redding, California, makes the ideal jumping-off point to explore the region, providing easy access to the outdoors so you can enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. Likewise, getting to Redding couldn’t be any easier, as I-5 runs right through…
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6 Can't-Miss Outdoor Experiences That You Can Only Have in Redding, California
Located just three and a half hours from the Bay Area, Redding is an excellent place for visitors to get a good night’s rest before exploring all the region has to offer during the day. Right off I-5 with easy…
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The Ultimate Guide to Lake & Water Life in Redding
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Explore Waterfalls in Every Direction from Redding
Editor's note: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is scheduled to open Memorial Day Weekend 2019.Head in any direction from Redding and you are bound to run into one of the many breathtaking waterfalls we have here in Northern California. Some are…
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5 Waterfalls in a Day: Redding's Waterfall Loop
Redding boasts some of the most premier outdoor opportunities of any city that I have ever been to. There is so much to do and see in every direction. One of my favorite day trips in the area is a…
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6 Amazing waterfalls just outside of Redding
Redding, California, was made for exploring. With hiking trails, fishing holes, and mountain peaks for days, this isn’t a place where you stay cooped up inside. That’s why Expedia.com turned to Visit Redding to encourage you to get outside and…
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Why Redding, California Is the Family Getaway You Didn't Know You Needed
If you think you know California, but haven’t visited the northern Shasta Cascade region, also known as UpStateCA, you’re missing out on some of the best outdoor recreation and natural beauty the Golden State has to offer. Situated in the…
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Little Hawaii Falls
Little Hawaii Falls is named for it's lush vegetation, including vines, ferns, and moss everywhere! The trickling waterfall is not terribly impressive but altogether this is an interesting place to explore. This waterfall is easily accessible by trail. More Information
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Manton, CA
Lost Creek Falls
Lost Creek Falls is a powerful waterfall with one deep drop followed by several shallow drops with a large pool at the base. Surrounded by native plantlife, it makes a great photo opportunity. This waterfall is easily accessible. More Information
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Hat Creek, CA
Lower Battle Creek Falls
Lower Battle Creek Falls is a sight to see, with a beautiful rugged terrain surrounding. The waterfall shoots off a cliff and into the pool below where the river spreads and shallows, making it easy to walk across for a photo opportunity. A mossy cliff surrounds the water, creating an… More Information
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Mineral, CA
Lower Canyon Creek Falls
Great for a picnic, this waterfall is twice as wide as it is tall and explodes at contact with a boulder pile and into a pool at its base, then it flows to rapids past the pool. Lower Canyon Creek Falls is moderately accessible. More Information
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Junction City , CA
Lower McCloud River Falls
This is the lowest of three levels of the McCloud River Falls, at a 12 foot broad plunge into a large pool. Surrounding the pool are large rocks perfect for sun bathing, making this location popular for swimming and relaxing. This waterfall is easily accessible by trail and road and… More Information
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McCloud, CA
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
The centerpiece of McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park is 129-foot Burney Falls. The waterfall, which is fed by underground springs and flows at 100 million gallons every day, can be enjoyed from above at lookout point. But for a more refreshing perspective, take the trail to the pool at the… More Information
Hwy 89,
Burney, CA
Middle Canyon Creek Falls
Through the Canyon Creek meadow and forested area you will find Middle Canyon Creek Falls. This waterfall is great for white water enjoyment and is moderately accessible. More Information
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Junction City , CA
Middle McCloud River Falls
This is the middle of three levels of the McCloud River Falls and is the largest and most impressive with a 44 foot drop providing a magnificent view. This waterfall is one of the widest in California at 120 feet, creating a veil of white water during spring and reducing… More Information
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McCloud , CA
Mill Creek Falls
Mill Creek is one of Lassen's many waterfalls. The trail to the falls rises and falls through the red fir forest to an overlook of the falls. Continue across the creek to reach the top of the falls. Trailhead behind the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Amphitheater. More Information
21820 Lassen National Park Hwy,
Mineral, CA
Phantom Falls
Phantom Falls is the most intriguing of many similar waterfalls on Table Mountain. This waterfall cascades off a cliff and into the canyon deep below where trees in the canyon hide the base. The cliff face gradually falls inward to a cave/ abandoned mine shaft as it reaches the canyon… More Information
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Oroville, CA
Potem Falls
Potem Falls runs into the Pit River which flows into Shasta Lake and is accessible by trail. This waterfall lies in a deep canyon and reaches 45 feet from its base. Enjoy swimming in the pool at the base during the summer months, and don't forget to check out the… More Information
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Montgomery Creek, CA
Rock Creek Falls
This waterfall can be found on an unmarked trail that hugs Rock Creek, follow the trail to find a Cascade waterfall. This waterfall is easily accessible. More Information
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Oroville, CA
Root Creek Falls
Root Creek Falls is a highlight of Castle Crags State park, spilling 500+ feet over the granite Castle Dome. Access the falls off of Root Creek Trail. More Information
Castle Crags State Park,
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Shackleford Falls
Shackleford Falls is a very easy going waterfall that travels down a sloping hill with pools throughout. The trail crosses three parts of the creek, so plan to get wet or go before the rainy season. This waterfall is easily accessible by trail. More Information
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Fort Jones, CA
Sweetbriar Falls
This waterfall displays a beautiful array of white water cascading over boulders and is visible from the bridge by the railroad tracks on the Sweetbrier exit off Interstate 5. More Information
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Sweetbriar, CA
The Cascades
This waterfall is one of two on this creek and is four times the size of the Kings Creek Falls . The Cascades begins at a meadow and falls down several small ledges to a drop of 53 feet. It then picks up speed to slide down a steep… More Information
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Klamath National Forest , CA
Upper Canyon Creek Falls
This small waterfall begins the series of three on Canyon Creek and leads you downstream to Lower Canyon Creek Falls. This waterfall is moderately accessible. More Information
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Junction City , CA
Upper McCloud River Falls
While not as scenic as the middle waterfall, this upper waterfall exceeds in height. The swift river escapes a narrow gorge to crash down small steps to a beautiful pool at its base, where an aquamarine pool will catch your attention. This waterfall is easily accessible by trail. More Information
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McCloud , CA
Whitney Falls
Being one of the more difficult waterfalls to view in the Mount Shasta area, it is still one of the most popular. This waterfall's 200 feet plus cascade has carved a unique narrow v shape into the exposed lava formation and unlike most waterfalls is most active during the hottest… More Information
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Weed, CA

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