McCloud Middle Falls – California – Epic Trip Adventures


McCloud Falls is a short 4-mile hike along the stunning McCloud River. It includes three different waterfalls and there is a campground if you plan to stay overnight. If you’re driving south on the I-5, you have to make the stop at McCloud Falls and enjoy the scenery. Check out the video of our adventure at McCloud Falls here!

Check out the ONLINE VERSION of our McCloud Falls Adventure Guide or click the button below for a downloadable PDF.


McCloud Falls – Adventure Statistics

Time Required: 2 Hours

Location: 25 miles east of Mount Shasta

Distance: 4 miles return trip (can be hiked or driven)

Elevation Gain: 300 feet

Difficulty: 3/10

Season: May to October are ideal, but McCloud Falls can be visited year-round

Additional Requirements: N/A