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#12 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

520 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, California? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest trails, dogs no trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park ranging from 1 to 2.5 miles and from 2,739 to 2,936 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

This is a very popular state park. The forests, streams, lakes, and waterfalls make this a beautiful park. Enjoy hiking in the area and crossing paths with people hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. There is a $10 day use fee to use the park. The Day Use Annual Pass is accepted at this park.

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Map of trails in McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
Park information
Acreage:
910 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Contact
530-335-2777
Helpful links
Top trails (5)
#1 - Burney Falls Loop Trail
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 31 m
Fee: $10 per car for entry. Short nature trail building to a crescendo at the foot of one of California's most spectacular waterfalls. Without question Burney Falls is one of the most spectacular watShow more
#2 - Burney Falls and the Burney Creek Headwaters Trail
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
A fairly simple hike on well developed trails. The steeper portions in areas heavily traveled tend to be paved, with steps and low rock walls where needed. This loop walk provides plenty of views of bShow more
#3 - PCT: CA Section O - Burney Falls State Park to Highway 5 (Castle Crags)
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
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Length: 78.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
PCT: CA Section O - Burney Falls State Park to Highway 5 (Castle Crags) is a 78.2 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Burney, California that features a lake and is rated as modeShow more
#4 - Burney Creek Trail to Rim Trail
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Burney Creek Trail to Rim Trail is a 2.5 mile out and back trail located near Burney, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#5 - Pioneer Cemetery Trail
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Pioneer Cemetery Trail is a 2.5 mile out and back trail located near Burney, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more