Calcutta Falls

Auburn, California

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These falls flow year-round but are ethereal, enlivening a walk through history on a rail-trail in the Sierra foothills.
Hiking Waterfalls in Northern California

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Hiking Waterfalls in Northern California

by Tracy Salcedo-Chourré (Falcon Guides)

These falls flow year-round but are ethereal, enlivening a walk through history on a rail-trail in the Sierra foothills.

© 2015 Tracy Salcedo-ChourrĂ©/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Auburn
Distance: 4.2
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 4-6 hours
Season: Year-round
Features: Waterfalls
Local Contacts: Auburn State Recreation Area, 501 El Dorado St., Auburn, CA 95603-4949; (530) 885-4527; www.parks.ca.gov
Local Maps: USGS Auburn CA; Auburn State Recreation Area brochure available at recreation headquarters on CA 49 and online at www.parks .ca.gov. The interpretive guide put together by the Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers is also a helpful resource. Keyed to posts along the trail, it provides information about the natural and human history of the route.
Driving Directions: Directions to Calcutta Falls

Recent Trail Reviews

7/2/2017
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Easy hike takes you 35 min. The Falls come from a dam. Was a disappointment...it was a trickle of water....taking off trails to the North Fork American River was more fun.



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Apr 2018