McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Description

The lava flow that created the landscape surrounding this waterfall covers an extensive area in the lower Hat Creek Valley. It erupted from a vent up valley near the foot of Burney Mountain about 200,000 years ago. While the basalt of Rocky Ledge forms the lip of the falls, surface and ground water from Burney Creek and Hat Creek feed this waterfall that drains into Lake Britton. At 129 feet, Burney Falls is the centerpiece of this Park and cascades at a rate of 100 million gallons of water daily. The park along with the Lake Britton Recreation Area, offer camping, hiking, swimming, boating and fishing.

Address

24898 Highway 89
Burney, CA 96013

Lat/Long

41.01331000, -121.64884000
Visit Website
(530) 335-2777

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