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My Favorite Whiskeytown Waterfall

This is an enjoyable 3-mile shaded hike to some lovely waterfalls. The road to the trailhead is... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Redding, California
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My husband and I did this hike (again) over Memorial Day weekend. We were at the trailhead at 8:00... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Carole S
Redding, California
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is an enjoyable 3-mile shaded hike to some lovely waterfalls. The road to the trailhead is dirt, but well maintained and an adventure unto itself. There is restroom and parking at the trailhead. The water is very cold so only the brave do more...More

Thank ricry525
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My husband and I did this hike (again) over Memorial Day weekend. We were at the trailhead at 8:00 a.m. to avoid crowds. I highly recommend early starts on holiday weekends. We are both in our late 70's but have hiked all of the Whiskeytown...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 31 May 2018

On this 3 miles round trip hike we enjoyed four falls, lower brandy creek, upper and two upper upper. Maybe we walked little over 3 miles , not sure. First trail head is little tricky and involves driving on a narrow unpaved road. along the...More

Thank Tulika_sac
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is a 3 mile in and out hike. Entry to Whisky Town in $10. Stop at visitor center to pay. Trail head is about 4 miles into park. Last half mile on a dirt road that dead ends at the trailhead parking lot. For...More

Thank spiritleadme
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This trail and the falls were beautiful. I wish I had realized you could drive within 1.5 miles of the trail! Haha I started at the bottom at Brandy Creek Beach. My phone is very bad at tracking my mileage, but it was at least...More

Thank TearsThatBleed
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We did this hike as part of the April Waterfall challenge and of the four waterfalls listed in the challenge, this was the hardest one. First of, the drive to the trailhead is tricky. Very narrow roads and they are not paved. We took a...More

Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The moderate hike was great! The beginning is uphill, approximately a 500 foot ascent over 1.5 miles. There are a number of pools between lower and upper Brandy Creek Falls. The water is clear and cool! Wading in a pool can be done with awareness...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Brandy Creek Falls is just one of four waterfall opportunities found near Redding, CA in the beautiful Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The hike is about 1.5 miles one way, 3 miles round trip. About 1.25 miles into the hike you are greeted by the base...More

2  Thank Elizabeth Ann C
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Brandy Creek Falls has two options, a long, five-mile walk through a forest or you can drive those five-miles and walk the last 1.5 miles to the falls. I decided to take a walk in the woods! The forest hike is pretty flat and you...More

1  Thank Jeff E
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