McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park


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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park


Location:Northeast of Redding on Highway 89 near Burney, 6 miles north of Highway 299.
Facilities:128 family campsites (no hookups), 7 primitive campsites, showers, restrooms, picnic areas, hiking trails (5 miles), boat ramps, boat rentals, fishing pier, visitor center, food service, supplies (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, boating, water-skiing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park is located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Mountains, on the Modoc plateau halfway between Mount Shasta and Lassen Peak. The park's centerpiece is a 129-foot-high waterfall, flowing at 100 million gallons of water a day. Additional water emerges from springs across the face of the falls, which joins to create a mist-filled basin of lush, green vegetation. A section of the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail passes through the park (see entry in national trails section).
Address:c/o Northern Buttes District Office
400 Glen Dr
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone:530-335-2777
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=455
Size: 910 acres. Elevation: 3,000 feet.

See other parks in California.
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Trails System" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Redding is surrounded on three sides by millions of acres of public land, including Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Lassen Volcanic National Park, McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, spectacular Mt.
McArthur-Burney Falls is the jewel of Northern California's McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, and it's easy to visit on a drive northeast of Redding.
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park is 11 miles northeast of Burney on State 89 ($6 day-use fee; www.