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Hedge Creek Falls

Hedge Creek Falls

North of Redding in Dunsmuir there is a waterfall called the Hedge Creeks Falls. Hedge Creek runs off into the Sacramento River and is very popular due to its close proximity to I-5 making it a ideal stopping point for travelers. There is a small cave behind the waterfall, that visitors can walk behind. You will also find a viewing platform over the river, with a view of Mount Shasta. To get to the waterfall and the viewing platform you take a short hiking trail, that starts at a small park off the Dunsmuir Ave exit on Interstate 5.

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)


Parking for Hedge Creek Falls
506 Dunsmuir Ave
Dunsmuir, CA 96025
(530) 926-4511 (Mount Shasta Ranger Station)


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