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Burney Falls. Best Waterfall in California.

Teddy Roosevelt once described Burney Falls as the 8th wonder of the world.

If you live in California and never heard of Burney Falls? I feel sorry for you, its time to get out from under that rock. 377 more words


Abandoned Cemeteries

I like visiting cemeteries in old towns. This is one of my favorites from the off-the-beaten-path, abandoned cemetery within McArthur Burney Falls State Park. This headstone was for a young person who died in 1900. 36 more words


PCT Day 95, Burney Falls State Park to mile 1440

Day 95
Burney Falls State Park to mile 1440, 25 miles
Cost: camped, free

I slept in and only woke up because the sun was on my tent and I was melting inside it! 453 more words


PCT Day 94, Mile 1395 to Burney Falls State Park

Day 94
Mile 1395 to Burney Falls State Park, 22 miles
Cost: camped, $5

KC and I both slept in until 7 then lazed about and finally left at 8:30am. 538 more words


Hikes: Burney Falls

Don’t go chasing waterfalls, they said…

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
24898 CA-89, Burney, CA 96013

There’s a $8 parking fee. You don’t need to walk very far to see the falls (0.3 miles), but there is a 1.2 mile hike that goes around the park to the parking lot. 28 more words


Burney Falls at the PCT

Awesome look at the falls in action:


   This summer my sons are finally of an age when I can toss them in a car with some sleeping bags and a tent and drive off for a scenic 2 week adventure where the fun to hard-work-for-me ratio favors the side of fun. 458 more words


Weekend nature retreat: Mount Shasta

Few places match the mysticism and mountainous beauty of Mount Shasta. From retreat centers and hot springs to waterfall treks and breathe-taking views, this peaceful scene is packed with bliss. 414 more words