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McCloud Falls

Upper Fall Rd, CA 96057
+1 530-964-2184
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Three sets of falls, not one!

I found this by accident either here on TA or elsewhere. Access is well marked off Highway 89 I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

Who knew that California is graced with such awe-inspiring natural beauty? These sorts of powerful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jason A
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The three falls may be visited within an hour.
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“easy hike” (4 reviews)
“trail” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Upper Fall Rd, CA 96057
+1 530-964-2184

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found this by accident either here on TA or elsewhere. Access is well marked off Highway 89 I think. Either way, there are 3 falls and you can park at one and hike on a trail to all, then back up. I think it...More

Thank Volcano1956
Reviewed 5 days ago

Who knew that California is graced with such awe-inspiring natural beauty? These sorts of powerful falls are often associated with Hawaii or posts along the Amazon. McCloud Falls at each of its three points is a must-see sight for all Californian residents and for locals...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 5 days ago

All three falls are worth the hike! Beautiful views of the river as it traveled downstream . All three falls are beautiful in their own way. Make sure you see all three. The hike is worth it! The water is very cold although there were...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see when traveling around the Mt. Shasta / McCloud area of CA. Lower, Middle and Upper falls are fabulous. A very quiet area a distance from Rte 89, so you don't hear any traffic noise. Lovely place to hike around, or...More

Thank DaveH1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great! There are 3 sets of falls to hike to and each are uniquely different. The middle and lower were my favorite. The lower ones you can sit right next too and there are areas that are safe to jump off and...More

Thank SteelCity13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the lower falls, you could walk to the top of it. fun watching people jump into the pool at the end of the small falls. we skipped the middle and then drove to the upper, walked along the fenceline and got some...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This was a great hike. Some shade area but for the most part its direct sun, better to go in the morning before its really hot. This place do get crowds in the both the Middle and Lower Falls because people do use it to...More

1  Thank wanderlust1979
Reviewed 29 April 2017

What a beautiful time of year to see the three falls! The falls were at full stream and each one is unique within itself. We hiked down to one fall were you can take a swim when it is warmer. All the falls are an...More

1  Thank snoplowpete
Reviewed 10 March 2017

You can swim here in the summer and it's breathtaking, don't miss it. Pretty easy walk and you have this lovely pool to swim in at the end of it. Bring a picnic but don't leave any trash. You'll be energized by the incredible waterfalls,...More

Thank Marybart
Reviewed 1 February 2017

McCloud is a very cool little town located at the base of Mt Shasta.....McCloud is known as the "Quiet" side of the Mountain....the McCloud River Falls are a great place to take a picnic lunch and walk up to see all three....it's an easy trek...More

2  Thank Richard G
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Earl G
15 June 2016|
Response from tlb91 | Reviewed this property |
I am not specifically aware of such, but the area has been known as a fishing and hunting destination for decades. I expect an agent could find a nice cabin.