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Feather Falls - Things to Know Before Visiting

Feather Falls, CA 95966, USA

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About Feather Falls

Feather Falls is a Northern CA, Yosemite-style waterfall without the crowds, featuring a 410-foot drop in a dramatic Sierra Nevada setting. The falls can be partially seen from the middle arm of Lake Oroville but are usually observed from a platform accessed by either of two trails maintained by the United States Forest Service.


Attractions Near Feather Falls

Bald Rock Dome
Bald Rock Dome8.24km from Feather Falls

Bald Rock is a granite batholith located in Butte County, California, in the Plumas National Forest. it was formed from a large body of melted rocks deep in the earth's crust. The Bald Rock Pluton is two miles wide, and was formed approximately 140 million years ago. The dome rises nearly 2,000 feet above the Middle Fork Feather River and Bald Rock Canyon to an elevation of 3,509 feet above sea level. Bald Rock Dome is similar to Half Dome, in Yosemite.

Bidwell Bar Bridge
Bidwell Bar Bridge15.65km from Feather Falls

This is the highest reservoir bridge in North America. This bridge crosses the parts of Lake Oroville. It was also the 3rd highest bridge in the world after the Royal Gorge suspension and Glen Canyon Dam arch bridges

Lake Oroville State Rec Area
Lake Oroville State Rec Area19.39km from Feather Falls

A wonderful state park in United States, surrounding Lake Oroville, a reservoir on the Feather River. This area has lots of camping and fishing access for those who like the outdoors. There is a visitor center with interpretive exhibits and a 47-foot observation tower overlooking the lake and dam.Hidden train tunnels - When the water level gets low you can see train tunnels that are normally submerged.

Oroville Dam
Oroville Dam20.4km from Feather Falls

Oroville Dam is an earthfill embankment dam on the Feather River east of the city of Oroville. it is the tallest dam in the U.S. and serves mainly for water supply, hydroelectricity generation and flood control. The dam impounds Lake Oroville, the second largest man-made lake in the state of California,

Mother Orange Tree of Butte County
Mother Orange Tree of Butte County23.16km from Feather Falls

The Mother Orange Tree is the oldest living orange tree in Northern California. Originally planted in Bidwell's Bar near the Bidwell Bar Bridge, the tree is a Mediterranean sweet orange Citrus × sinensis cultivar. It has survived the Gold Rush, floods, and freezes, and is going strong at the storied age of 161. As the years passed and the tree flourished, growing to a height of over 60 feet, it was a favorite attraction of miners.

Thermalito Diversion Pool
Thermalito Diversion Pool23.77km from Feather Falls

The Thermalito Diversion Pool, in tandem with the Diversion Dam, serves to create a tailwater pool for Hyatt Powerplant, just around the bend to the East, at the base of Oroville Dam. The diversion pool also acts as a forebay when Hyatt Powerplant is pumping water back into Lake Oroville, as well as provides recreation opportunities.

Where is Feather Falls

Discover More Attractions in Butte County, Where Feather Falls Is Located

Butte County
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Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments.

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