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Feather Falls

7.3 Miles
Moderate
1
Time to Hike: 3 hours, ~39 minutes
Added:
February 17, 2017
Updated:
February 11, 2020

The Feather Falls Trail in Plumas National Forest near Oroville, California is a moderate 7.3-mile loop trail that features beautiful views of Feather Falls - a 400+ foot waterfall.

Feather Falls is one of California's best waterfalls, outside of Yosemite. In the Spring, the waterfall roars approximately 410-feet downstream toward Lake Oroville. The waterfall can be visited year-round, but the hike to reach the waterfall is not short. The hike is just over 7-miles if you complete the loop. If you hike this out-and-back, you can make a similar distance without having to hike the entire loop as well.

Views
The trail also includes beautiful vistas from the mountainside looking down stream.

For more details check out the Feather Falls Norcalhiker blog post.

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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Surface Type

Dirt

Seasons

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1048 '

Total Change
1425 '

Ascent
1420 '

Descent
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7.3 miles
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February 17, 2017
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