Whiskeytown National Recreation Area: Whiskeytown Falls via James K. Carr Trail

Get up close and personal with 220-foot Whiskeytown Falls on this 3.1-miler in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

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This lush 3.1-miler (round-trip) snakes along a meandering creek to the base of the waterfall. For a cliffside vantage, climb the stairs on the left side of the falls which lead to two overlooks.
Info: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, (530) 246-1225; nps.gov/whis/

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 5.0



Location: 40.638304, -122.67606

Hike northeast from the trailhead.


Location: 40.626389, -122.669167

Whiskeytown Falls