Grays Falls

TRI 017

I was recently driving on 299 after a sort of “day killer”, meaning I had to go way out somewhere to work for 2 hours and found my self at 1 PM with nothing to do. Then I passed by Grays Falls and remembered a fellow blogger had recently mentioned that spot (Thanks Ross!). So I doubled back and walked down to the falls.

More like rapids than a true waterfall, but a neat spot just the same. The steep cliffs on either side of the Trinity are really impressive. The trail is a easy enough walk, although it is a little slippery in spots. It was raining lightly when I was there, and think the river was up from melting snow in the highlands. You can also take a short trail down to the banks of the river, which goes though a pretty Douglas-fir forests. If you want to go there, just look for the sign on the 299 near Burnt Ranch.

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2 comments

  1. The Trinity is an awesome, awesome river. It is hard for me to believe sometimes that, despite my house being just a few miles from its headwaters, its journey takes it far, far away from here. It easily travels the most rugged country of any of the rivers in Northern California (excluding the Feather, which is a Sierra Nevada river).

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