Description

Rim Camp is located right between Lake Britton to the north and the majestic Burney Falls. Camping so close to a waterfall (that was considered by President Roosevelt to be the 8th wonder of the world!) is pretty unbeatable, and having the versatility of aquatic activity options provided by Lake Britton makes camping at McArthur an ideal destination for both the active
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Rim Camp is located right between Lake Britton to the north and the majestic Burney Falls. Camping so close to a waterfall (that was considered by President Roosevelt to be the 8th wonder of the world!) is pretty unbeatable, and having the versatility of aquatic activity options provided by Lake Britton makes camping at McArthur an ideal destination for both the active vacationer and the wild-nature-loving explorer.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
58 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Sewage hookups
Max size unknown
Amenities
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Bring your bike along to McArthur and after a refreshing waterfall splash, pedal a historic wagon trail to a pioneer cemetary.

Boating

Small motorized boats are welcome at the Lake Britton Marina , where they can join the aqua action alongside swimmers, canoers...Read more

Fishing

Brisk streams full of chilly, transparent water make for opportune fishing at McArthur-Burney Falls State Park. Burney Creek...Read more

Hiking

Craving a wildlife oriented hike in the sweet hush of early morning? How about the moderate 1.7 mile Headwaters Loop that has y...Read more

Horseback riding

The pioneers did it and so can you! Practice your equestrian smooth-talking and whisper your way on horseback around the magi...Read more

Paddling

Kayakers and canoers - you have your choice of lake, stream and river, not to mention an expedition to McArthur’s sister park, ...Read more

Wind sports

Windsurfing and kiteboarding are permitted on Lake Britton , so capitalize on a windy summer day and be the anchor between wat...Read more

Swimming

Lake Britton may be the most popular spot for swimming when you visit McArthur-Burney Falls State Park , but it’s not the only...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Throw yourself into the more adrenaline inducing type of water travel and try the Pit River Campground to Lake Britton trek (...Read more

Wildlife watching

The occasional black bear, a bald eagle looping overhead,black swifts scudding in and out of waterfall layers to tend their nes...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Rim Camp.

Forest
Lake
River, stream or ...
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Angela
Angela D.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 26th, 2015

Expensive camping but very handy for short trips. Nice trails surround the area.

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Hipcamper Tracey
Tracey S.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2017

Camp when there is a full moon and take a night hike down to the falls.

Hipcamper Angela W.
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September 1st, 2018
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October 23rd, 2017
Hipcamper Garrick S.
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September 16th, 2017
Park
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 335-2777
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
41.017° N, 121.651° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 51 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)