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Burney, California

Burney Falls is a must-see destination with some fun fishing, too.

Burney is right in the heart of our "Intermountain" region which lies between Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta. Burney Creek, Hat Creek and the Pit River are minutes away, Fall River is a half-hour's drive, and the McCloud is an hour away. Burney is right next to McArthur-Burney Falls State Park and a short drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park. There are several motels and numerous campgrounds in the area.

Guided Fly Fishing Trip Options near Burney

Best Times to Come

The trout streams around Burney fish the best from May through October. For the best mid-day dry fly action, try May/June and October. We do a lot of nymph fishing in the summer months and save the dry fly fishing for the last hour of the day.

Traveling to Burney

By Car: Burney is located near the intersection of Highway 89 and Highway 299. It's one hour from Redding on Highway 299, one hour from Mt Shasta City on Highway 89, and about an hour from the north entrance to Lassen Park on Highway 89/44.

By Air: The Redding Airport (RDD) is an hour from Burney and has connections to San Francisco and Los Angeles. Some of our guests fly in to Sacramento (SMF) or Reno (RNO) when fishing this area.

By Private Plane: Some of our guests fly in to the Redding Jet Center or to Fall River Mills airport. Our guides can pick you up at the airport, take you to the river, and drop you off at your hotel.

Camping and RV Parks

Hat Creek Hereford Ranch RV Park & Campground. Approximately 45 minutes from Fall River Mills. 17855 Doty Road, Hat Creek, CA 96040. 530-335-7171.

McArthur-Burney Falls State Park. RV and tent camping sites right next to the beautiful Burney Falls. 24898 California 89, Burney, CA 96013. (530) 335-2777

Other Attractions

McArthur-Burney Falls State Park. Walk a one-mile loop that takes you above and below the famous 129-foot Burney Falls. Good fishing above and below the waterfall. 24898 California 89, Burney, CA 96013. (530) 335-2777

Subway Caves. These giant lava tubes are located close to Old Station on the way to Lassen Volcanic National Park. A great place for kids, but adults love it, too. Bring a headlamp and a sweatshirt!

Lassen Volcanic National Park. All four types of volcanoes in the world can be found inside Lassen Park. Great place for hiking and scenic driving. Good fishing at Manzanita Lake. About an hour south of Fall River Mills on Highway 89.

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