McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Burney

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State Park
McArthur–Burney Falls Memorial State Park is the second oldest state park in the California State Parks system, located approximately 6mi north of Burney, California. The park offers camping, fishing, watersports, hiking and horseback riding facilities. The park is mainly known for the waterfall, Burney Falls, at the entrance of the park. Wildlife in the park includes bass, trout, Steller's jay, squirrels, woodpeckers, deer, and on rare occasion, black bear.GeologyThe park is within the Cascade Range and Modoc Plateau natural region, with 910acre of forest and 5mi of streamside and lake shoreline, including a portion of Lake Britton.The park's centerpiece is the 129ft Burney Falls. Burney Creek originates from the park's underground springs, with additional water coming from springs, which join the creek to create a mist-filled basin. Below the falls, the creek flows into Lake Britton.
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 Septe...  more »