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Burned area

The California fires have damaged this area two years in a row. Give it time before you travel... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Redding, California
Very beautiful creek

Another free place to stop and swim, picnic or just enjoy in Northern California. Great fishing... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Donny P
Cottonwood, California
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The California fires have damaged this area two years in a row. Give it time before you travel here, unless it is strictly the creek water you are going for.

Thank MissLea178
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The gorge is nice, but this the river trail is a little sketchy. Kind of like under the bridges in Redding.

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Another free place to stop and swim, picnic or just enjoy in Northern California. Great fishing kayaking etc etc. Northern California is beautiful

2  Thank Donny P
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The main draw here is the viewing platform for watching salmon move upstream to spawn. However, the trail leading upstream from the viewing platform is excellent. You get great views of the gorge before crossing the road into a section of the trail that has...More

3  Thank Art H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning flowing waterfalls, great hikes. Fun place to go for a day trip. Water is cold but so very pretty!

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

As part of the Waterfall Week Challenge, we hiked the Clear Creek Waterfall trail. At first we were a little hesitant, because it was listed as "strenuous" (the most hardest of the four).. But we did it anyways, and at the end, we were glad...More

1  Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed 1 February 2017

What a fun place....walking trails....you can go down by the creek and explore for rocks etc. They have Picnik tables and a gathering area and a bathroom also....

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Have followed the creek up and down from the main parking lot facility. Relatively Clean bathrooms for a public parking lot. The trails are basically two that follow up and down the creek. Both can get a big difficult if you cannot hike well. It...More

1  Thank 1Snowsnake
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This creek starts just below the Whiskeytown Dam, and goes into the Sacramento River. A fly-fishing dream, it is uncrowded, and rewards the angler with a true nature experience, and not many anglers, ever.

4  Thank Rick F
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Living nearby has a lot of perks! The overlook view is fantastic especially at spawning time for the salmon! Listening to the rapids just above the parking lot is so relaxing. The picnic tables and grills provided for the public make family time so much...More

4  Thank susiensugarmae
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Response from SteveBTang | Reviewed this property |
Was not nude when we went.