Fall adventures are certainly not to be slept on. After all, there are few things more heavenly than the sound of stepping on crunchy leaves while the colorful shades of fall foliage surround you. The only thing that could possibly make a fall adventure even better is if a waterfall of some kind is involved! Check out this picture-perfect fall outing and plan a visit to McCloud Falls in Northern California. This three-tiered waterfall is a stunning sight to see all year long, but there’s something about seeing this waterfall surrounded by fall colors that makes it so much better.

This awesome video gives you an up-close look at all three falls right from your couch:

Have you seen the beautiful McCloud Falls during the fall before? What’s your favorite season for viewing this magnificent waterfall? Let us know! Check out more fall colors with this road trip to the best fall foliage in Northern California. Interested in camping nearby? Check out all the options with our friends at Tentrr.

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McCloud Falls in Northern California

  1. Where is McCloud Falls in Northern California?

McCloud Falls is a gorgeous, three-tiered waterfall near the town of McCloud, California. Start at Lower Falls and hike the McCloud River Trail up to the other two – it’s an amazing journey that’s both challenging and rewarding and entirely worth it. Upper McCloud Falls is about 25 feet tall. Learn more about all the awesome waterfalls in Northern California.   

  1. What is it like in Northern California in the fall?

Northern California in the fall is such a special time. There’s so much to do, see, and experience up here during this beautiful season as summer fades and winter creeps around the corner. Some must-know facts about Northern California in the fall include:  

  • High temperatures drift down from the mid-90s to the low 60s, with plenty of breezy days.  
  • Low temperatures drift down from the 60s to the 30s and 40s.  
  • Interestingly, San Francisco is at its warmest in the fall.  
  • Many small towns in NorCal hold traditional festivals, feasts, and more at this time of year, and it’s an awesome time to visit.  

Learn more about all the wonders of fall in Northern California

  1. Where can I see amazing fall foliage in NorCal?

Fall is a gorgeous time of year all over, and Northern California is definitely no exception. It’s astonishingly beautiful during autumn, and there are some amazing places to witness this firsthand:  

  • Lassen Volcanic National Park – This amazing state park comes ablaze in the fall with epic color and is a photographer’s dream.  
  • Yosemite National Park – Oh, come on! You can’t possibly visit NorCal in the fall and not go to Yosemite. It’s extra incredible when alight with color.  
  • Napa Valley – As if the wine country wasn’t beautiful already, in the fall it turns a stunning shade of gold and orange.  

Learn more about places to see amazing fall foliage in NorCal.  

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