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Kings Creek 3 - Falls

Lassen Volcanic National Park. Sept 3 - 6, 2004.




(top, down) A pretty little creek gushing down a pristine canyon. It just doesn't get any better!

Upper falls

(top, down) Just upstream of the lookout point the canyon starts downhill.

Upper falls


Upper falls

(top, down) Then it gets steeper!

Upper falls


Upper falls

(top, down) And it just keeps going!

Upper falls


Upper Falls

(top, down) On the map the "falls" is just the 30 foot vertical drop at the bottom. This entire 1/3 mile section above the "falls" is all white and falling like crazy, so I'm calling it the Upper Falls.

Upper falls


Upper Falls

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Upper falls


Upper Falls

(top, down) (Panorama - composite of 2 photos.)

Upper falls



Lower Falls

(top, down) The falls end in a big vertical drop of 30 feet. Part of the falls were in deep shade and part were in bright sun, so it was impossible to take a picture that showed the whole thing. (photo by Jim)
Lower falls

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