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These 15 Hidden Waterfalls in Northern California Will Take Your Breath Away

When you think about Northern California, do you think about waterfalls? You should! The Pacific Ocean borders our coastline and takes our breath away with each rocky peak and sandy shore. But there’s a lot more to water in our part of the country than sandy beaches and rocky crags.

Waterfalls, for example.

Yep, we have our fair share of incredible spots that will help you forget the Pacific Ocean for a while. Spots you can hike to, picnic below or just throw caution to the wind and jump on into. Here are a few of our favorites:

When was the last time you packed a lunch and took Mother Nature’s hand for a quick hike? Discover the hidden beauty Northern California has to offer – we promise there’s much more to see than the Pacific Ocean.

How about you? Which of these waterfalls have YOU seen up close and face to face? Which ones did you just add to your bucket list?

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.