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McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013
+1 530-335-2777
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Insanely busy, but well worth it. An amazing site.

The state park was incredibly busy. We waited in a queue on the highway for 90 minutes to get to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniel B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Beautiful in the fall

My mom is visiting from Peru and lived nature. So we bundled up and took her in her walker all the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Isabel C
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Popular hiking, camping and fishing park.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
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Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The state park was incredibly busy. We waited in a queue on the highway for 90 minutes to get to the park entrance, only to be told that everything was full and we had to turn around. In disappointment, we were going to park alongside...More

Thank Daniel B
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your gracious review. We are always dismayed when visitors have to be turned away but are glad you were able to see the falls. Come back again in the off-season, when the falls are just as lovely and the crowds are smaller!...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My mom is visiting from Peru and lived nature. So we bundled up and took her in her walker all the way down to the base of the falls. The stairs were slow going, but totally worth it.

Thank Isabel C
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so delighted you were able to manage the trail. The falls are always lovely, but this autumn has been spectacular. Thank you for your review! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 31 October 2017

If you are a friend of the nature, water falls and forrest you have to stop/stay at McArthur Burney Falls. This area is more than lovely. It is a beautiful spot for a picnic or an overnight stay or camping holidays. You can spend a...More

Thank Dirk R
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

We couldn't have said it better ourselves! Thank you very much for your rating and your welcoming review. Hope you can come back often. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went here on our National Park tour - only went for an hour or so, but it was very, very beautiful. A unique waterfall and very accessible. Crowded, but that's to be expected. Definitely worth seeing!

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. The falls are an interesting and beautiful part of a trip through this volcanic landscape. Come back again! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 16 October 2017

It was a beautifully sunny day, and there were many visitors. We enjoyed a picnic, and then went to the overlook which invites one to take the path to the bottom of the falls. It is always exciting!

Thank jkgNevada
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for a great rating and review. We love repeat visitors! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Amazing waterfalls, very unusual, with the water flowing from the walls as opposite from the top of the waterfalls. There is a 1.1 mile round trip hike, which worth the time. The hike is beautiful, especially in the morning. You also cross two pictures bridges....More

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for a great rating and review. Indeed, the geology of this volcanic area is interesting and the falls resulting from those volcanic layers unusual. Come back when you can! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I come by to fly fish Burney Creek above the spectacular falls a couple times a year. This is just a lovely stretch of water with an easy path right next to the creek. Park your car and enjoy the overlook before heading down the...More

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CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for a wonderful rating and review. We are especially appreciative of visitors who come back often. We'll see you next time! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 4 October 2017

One of the Best Water Falls in the western United States. You can either take the short hike to the upper viewing locationor take a short hike .3 miles to the bottom of the Falls and get to enjoy the mist coming from the falls...More

Thank Smithsgold
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

We really appreciate your great rating and review. We especially appreciate people who visit more than once, so we are delighted you are able to spend time at the falls. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt, the nicest of the 5 state parks we visited while we were visiting Northern California. The staff was very helpful and the facilities were excellent. The bathhouse/restrooms were in perfect condition, unlike one of the other parks we visited. Of course ,...More

Thank Greg P
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

What a great rating and review. We hope you will visit again soon! McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Burney Falls in fantastic!! The hike is short and cool. If you want to extend your hike you can hike around the falls. Great day trip.

Thank Bean302
CatherineCamp, Interpretive Association at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

We agree! The trails are pleasant and the falls beautiful. Fall is a great time to visit, as the park is not so busy. Thanks for your review. McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association

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Riz82M
23 July 2017|
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Response from CatherineCamp | Property representative |
There is a separate parking area for the lake, though it tends to get full on summer weekends. The access is from the Park, you just drive down from the falls area. And you can walk down to the lake from the falls or the... More
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mdipin2
18 May 2017|
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Response from SteveBTang | Reviewed this property |
There are no signs that say you CAN'T swim. LOL, but it will be cold and the water move pretty fast. Be safe!
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Merijoyce A
8 April 2017|
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Response from CatherineCamp | Property representative |
Park staff say there have been no issues with bears so far. Storage in any containers or your car is probably a good idea as there will be smaller critters about. The Visitor Center is open now most days. Stop in when you... More
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