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Shackleford Falls

Shackleford Falls

A short but impressive waterfall with year-round beauty located off Quartz Valley Road outside of Ft. Jones.  In the winter, ice and snow give the waterfall an ethereal look of its own, while summer finds locals bathing in the pool below.  It is accessible by a very short though somewhat steep trail with parking nearby.

Category: Easy

Distance: .4 miles

Elevation Gain: 98 ft.

Route Type: Out & Back

Directions: From 1-5N, take exit 773 following Moonlit Oaks Avenue in Yreka. From there, take CA-3 S to Quartz Valley Road.

Photo Credit: Shackleford Facebook Page (Angel Garcia, Lisa Bigham, Cal Mukumoto)

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Quartz Valley Road, Fort Jones, CA

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Shackleford Falls

A short but impressive waterfall with year-round beauty located off Quartz Valley Road outside of Ft. Jones.  In the winter, ice and snow give the waterfall an ethereal look of its own, while summer finds locals bathing in the pool below.  It is accessible by a very short though somewhat steep trail with parking nearby.

Category: Easy

Distance: .4 miles

Elevation Gain: 98 ft.

Route Type: Out & Back

Directions: From 1-5N, take exit 773 following Moonlit Oaks Avenue in Yreka. From there, take CA-3 S to Quartz Valley Road.

Photo Credit: Shackleford Facebook Page (Angel Garcia, Lisa Bigham, Cal Mukumoto)