National Natural Landmarks

Burney Falls

Burney Falls
Burney Falls

Burney Falls, located within McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, contains some of the best examples in the western United States of a river drainage regulated by stratigraphically-controlled springs, and of a waterfall formed by undercutting of horizontal rock layers.

Location: Shasta County, CA ; Shasta County, CA

Year designated: 1984

Acres: 10

Ownership: State

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