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Hedge Creek Falls

4121 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-1704
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Outstanding hike

This is a very short hike down a gentle slope with only 1 switchback. Water is steady over the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunnyvale, CA
via mobile
A hidden gem

We totally passed this area and drove further down the road looking for it. We did not realize the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vista, California
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“short hike” (17 reviews)
“water fall” (4 reviews)
4121 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir, CA 96025-1704
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very short hike down a gentle slope with only 1 switchback. Water is steady over the waterfall and you can continue hiking behind the falls and proceed to a overlook with a great view of lower Hedge Creek and Mount Shasta. There...More

Thank ECL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We totally passed this area and drove further down the road looking for it. We did not realize the little parking lot was right next to the freeway off-ramp. Pay close attention and you will see the sign for Hedge Creek Falls - keep to...More

Thank nanaof4321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There seems to be many "hidden falls" in this Mount Shasta area, and this one seems to be one of them but with easier access. Take the Dunmuir Ave exit off of I-5, and the parking lot is right there! If you are traveling southbound,...More

Thank Chia2005
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A Great Water Fall that has a short hike to see it !!! Just a 6 min. hike and your there enjoying the cool water and a great view of the Falls you can even go behind the falls it's said Black Bart camped here...More

Thank Smithsgold
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Really nice waterfall that you can walk behind. There is a short trail starting from a small park right at the north-side freeway ramp for Dunsmuir (just up from Cedar Lodge). This hike is short on a well groomed trail, but has some altitude change....More

1  Thank ChessHiker
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Just off the freeway and an easy hike down through the forest, you come upon this delightful waterfall in front of a womb-like cavern. You can stand behind the waterfall and be sprayed by the water, cooling you down on a hot day. Red, iron-laden...More

Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Park at the freeway off ramp and take a quick easy hike down a pretty trail to a cool waterfall with a small cave behind it. You feel like your a million miles from civilization but actually the freeway is only on the other side...More

Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 8 August 2017

At the north end of town at the freeway entrance/exit, you'll find a little parking area for the falls. Its a short hike down and a short hike back. The falls are pretty but small. Its mostly shady.

Thank BearBear1
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It was a short distance hike and easy to find this water fall. We came here after we went to Mossbrae fall. Even thought it is not as beautiful as Mossbrae fall, it is nice to check it out . We even can walk behind...More

Thank KieuK2014
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The falls are so beautiful!!! You walk arounf 0.7 mile until you get to the fall. nice and easy way.

Thank Osnat G
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29 August 2015|
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Response from Kiki R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other review, although the trail down to the falls is relatively short, it is pretty uneven and steep in parts.