McCloud - (4 Miles; O&B) - McCloud Falls Trail

Fowler Public Camp Road
McCloud, California 96057
Siskiyou County
Phone: 530-964-2184

This hike is pretty incredible.  Located just east of McCloud off of Highway 89, you get three waterfalls within an easy four-mile round-trip hike.  The trail is well maintained and runs along the McCloud River taking you by Lower, Middle and Upper Falls
There is an incline if you start at Lower Falls and head toward Upper Falls and the decline runs the other way although quite a bit of the trail is flat.  Because there is parking available at all three falls, you can start from wherever you want.  The air is fresh and the falls are beautiful.  This hike is worth every step. 
Distance: 4 miles (Round-Trip) 
Degree of Difficulty:  Easy
Dogs:  Yes, on leash only.  Clean up after your dog(s).
Camping: Yes.  At an elevation of 3400 feet, its 39 sites welcome you with tables, fire-rings, vault toilets and piped drinking water.  $15/night and you need to make a reservation.  Swimming, fishing, hiking and wildlife viewing are popular activities in the area.  
Click HERE to get more information on this campground. 
More info:

The hike runs along the McCloud River, a popular fishing spot.  Bring your fishing pole and make a day of it.   
How to get there:
The Falls are located off of Highway 89; a few miles east of McCloud.  Look for the sign on 89 directing you where to turn.  Check out our map for more specific directions. 
Other fun things to do in the area: 
 You can reach Burney Falls State Park by heading east on Highway 89.  If you're feeling like a delicious craft beer after your hike, stop by Siskiyou Brew Works in McCloud.  In Mt. Shasta, the short hike to Faery Falls is worth the stop and the Sisson Museum is one of the coolest museums in the area. 
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