Use the campground as a base camp to explore the local area. We are just 14 miles from Mt Lassen with its thrilling landscape and gorgeous sunsets. Alpine lakes, wildflowers and ground that bubbles with thermal features. 55 miles away is the beautiful McArthur-Burney Falls. The 129-foot waterfall is the main attraction of the park. Each day 100 million gallons of water flow over the falls. Perfect hike around the falls or down to the bottom. 40 minutes away is the city Redding with amazing Sundial Bridge and Turtle Bay.
All four types of volcanoes in the world are found in Lassen Volcanic National Park . Over 150 miles of trails and a culturally significant scenic highway provide access to volcanic wonders including steam vents, mudpots, boiling pools, volcanic peaks, and painted dunes.
McArther-Burney Falls Memorial State Park is the second oldest state park in the California State Parks system, located approximately 6 miles north of Burney, California.
The park's centerpiece is the 129-foot Burney Falls, which is not the highest or largest waterfall in the state, but possibly the most beautiful. Additional water comes from springs, joining to create a mist-filled basin. Burney Creek originates from the park's underground springs and flows to Lake Britton, getting larger along the way to the majestic falls.
Enjoy the self-guided trail through Subway Cave. It is a 1/3 mile long lava tube near the town of Old Station. Bring sturdy shoes, a reliable flashlight and a light jacket because the cave remains a cool 46 degrees year around. The cave is open in late May through October and stays closed through the winter months.
Hat Creek is world renown for fly fishing. The Upper section of Hat Creek is planted with rainbow, brook and brown trout and the lower portion, below Baum Lake, is the famous Wild Trout Area.
Lake Shasta Caverns offers 2 hour tours, a gift store, gemstone sluice and a rock box for the kids. The tour includes a boat ride, a bus ride and a one hour tour of the cave. Open year around.
Turtle Bay Exploration Park, located in Redding, California, is a fun, non-profit 300-acre gathering place featuring the Sundial Bridge, a museum, forestry & wildlife center, arboretum and botanical gardens.