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Hedge Creek Falls

Hedge Creek Falls

Hedge Creek Falls is a waterfall on Hedge Creek, in Dunsmuir, due north of Redding. There is a small cave located behind the waterfall, allowing visitors to walk behind the cascading water. Shortly after the waterfall, hedge creek flows into the Sacramento River south of Mossbrae Falls. There is a viewing platform over the river, with a view of Mount Shasta. Access to the waterfall and viewing platform is via a short hiking trail, starting at a small park off the Dunsmuir Ave exit on Interstate 5. The close proximity to I-5 makes Hedge Creek Falls a very popular stopping point for passing motorists.

Category: Easy

Distance: .4 miles

Elevation Gain: 98 ft.

Route Type: Out & Back

DirectionsAccess to the waterfall and viewing platform is via a short hiking trail, starting at a small park off the Dunsmuir Ave exit on Interstate 5. The close proximity to I-5 makes Hedge Creek Falls a very popular stopping point for passing motorists.

Highlights: Unique waterfall, beautiful platform with views of Mt. Shasta

Photo Credit: Hike Mt. Shasta – Hedge Creek Falls Trail (Bubba Suess)


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Hedge Creek Falls

Hedge Creek Falls is a waterfall on Hedge Creek, in Dunsmuir, due north of Redding. There is a small cave located behind the waterfall, allowing visitors to walk behind the cascading water. Shortly after the waterfall, hedge creek flows into the Sacramento River south of Mossbrae Falls. There is a viewing platform over the river, with a view of Mount Shasta. Access to the waterfall and viewing platform is via a short hiking trail, starting at a small park off the Dunsmuir Ave exit on Interstate 5. The close proximity to I-5 makes Hedge Creek Falls a very popular stopping point for passing motorists.

Category: Easy

Distance: .4 miles

Elevation Gain: 98 ft.

Route Type: Out & Back

DirectionsAccess to the waterfall and viewing platform is via a short hiking trail, starting at a small park off the Dunsmuir Ave exit on Interstate 5. The close proximity to I-5 makes Hedge Creek Falls a very popular stopping point for passing motorists.

Highlights: Unique waterfall, beautiful platform with views of Mt. Shasta

Photo Credit: Hike Mt. Shasta – Hedge Creek Falls Trail (Bubba Suess)