7 Breathtaking California Waterfalls You Need To Road Trip To This Year

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Waterfalls In California You Should Road Trip To This Spring

Warmer weather is just around the corner and that means one thing. We're all busy planning our next outdoor adventure. With new floral scents in the air, colorful poppy blooms, and sunny skies, who wouldn't want to come to visit the Golden State? If you're a fellow nature lover, chances are, you'll want to add these waterfalls in California to your spring bucket list. 

Rainbow Falls

Price: $10 per person cost for shuttle service to the falls.

Location: West Mammoth Lakes, CA

Why You Need To Go: This 101-foot waterfall often has giant double rainbows framing it.


Tokopah Falls

Price: $35 admission per vehicle

Location: Sequoia National Park, CA

Why You Should Go: At 1,200 feet, Tokopah is the largest waterfall in Sequoia National Park.


McArthur Burney Falls

Price: $8 entrance fee

Location: Burney Falls, CA

Why You Should Go: This easy 1.3-mile hike will take you right to the base of a gorgeous 129-foot waterfall.


Big Pine Lakes Trail

Price: Free for hikers

Location: Big Pine Lakes Trail, John Muir Wilderness, CA

Why You Should Go: You can see seven stunning turquoise alpine lakes and waterfalls. You can take a dip in some too!


McWay Falls

Price: $10 per vehicle admission fee

Location: Big Sur, CA

Why You Should Go: You can take pics by a massive 80-foot waterfall cascading onto the beach.


Mist Trail

Price: $30 national park entrance fee

Location: Mist Trail, Yosemite National Park, CA

Why You Should Go: This short hike gives you views of rainbow waterfalls and the surrounding Yosemite Valley.


Three Sisters Waterfall Hike

Price: Free

Location: Three Sisters Falls Trail, Santa Ysabel, CA

Why You Should Go: You can swim underneath some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Southern California.


We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.