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This trail was nice. We went in December, when the section of the campground at the trailhead was closed and blocked off. However the trail itself remained open if you walk to the start. We saw no other people.

The trail had bathrooms near the start (as it is a campground). It was also dog friendly, which was a key reason we chose this hike.

The trail is well marked and both wide and well maintained. It was more like a longer nature stroll. There was however one portion where the trail was flooded from recent rains, but we waded across with pups in arms with not much trouble.

The trail was mostly forested and I appreciated the remnants of fall leaves in December. Approximately half way to the lake is the cemetery. The cemetery, while unique, wasn't that impressive. It seemed like many of the stones had been refurbished or were new, so to me it seemed at odds with itself, but I saw this is comparison to ones from New England.

This trail is worth a visit particularly if you have a dog with you. Plus the campground is beautiful and Burney Falls just down the street is amazing.

Very easy walking path, even to Lake Britton & back. The waterfall is amazingly beautiful. I was so impressed that I posted a video on YouTube to encourage others to come feel the power & awesomeness of mother nature.

In going to Lake Britton, I saw a women with 2 big dogs & there's postings for no dogs. If pet owners would pick up their poop & keep them on a leash, the park authorities would welcome dogs. Due to this consistent lack of responsibility, signs are posted.

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3 months ago

went down to the base of the falls on mine and my dad's trip to the re Reno Air Races. it's a nice cool place to relax and see the sites and creek leading to the base of the falls.

Easy peazy hike-ish trail around a natural wonder

one of the best waterfalls of ever seen in my life

I have been going here for over 30 years. I love this trail and the areas around it.

The Burney Falls are STUNNING! Plenty to see, the falls, various species of trees, plants and foliage. The Rainbow bridge is a great stop to enjoy the sights and sounds of the creek and trail.
Worth the hike.

Beautiful falls. Beautiful trail. Very well maintained. Easy hike. I recommend taking the scenic hike to Lake Britton, too.

Beautiful but can get crowded.

My husband proposed to me here! My most favorite trail ever!!!!!

The front side of the loop trail is very crowded with people going both directions. once you get down to the base of the falls and down stream a bit, the scenery is amazing and much quieter. It was a great little trail.

More of a walk than a hike but still very nice. A most stop if you are in the area.

NOT DOG FRIENDLY!!! I drove over 2 hours to hike to the falls only to find that it is NOT dog friendly. so I cannot rate this trail properly (just want to spread the word about the lack of dog friendliness).

Breathtaking, and a little chilly. Great way to start a day!

This was a short and very easy hike, which I was thankful for after hiking in Castle Crags the previous day. Lots of great views of Burney Creek and the falls themselves. We waded out into the waterfall pool to get some better pictures. The super cold water felt great on a hot August day. I would recommend this to anyone. The falls are stunning!

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6 months ago

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6 months ago

Dogs aren't allowed on trails... Smh