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Location: Huntington Lake, travel approximately 1 mile past China Peak Ski Resort, turn right on road 8S31. Trailhead is 1.2 miles up the Rancheria Falls road (8S31).
Huntington Lake Area – From Shaver Lake continue 20 miles on Hwy 168 towards Huntington Lake, travel approximately 1 mile past China Peak Ski Resort, turn right on road 8S31. Trailhead is 1.2 miles up the Rancheria Falls road (8S31).
The trail is of gentle grade. Steep at the base of the Falls. Climbing around the rocks or to the top of the falls is not recommended due to the steep slope and slippery rocks.
During the summer the falls are spectacular. Rancheria Falls is approximately 150' high and 50' wide. There are plenty of rocks on which to sit and have a snack or simply enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: 7,200
Elevation High Point: 8,120
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1980
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USDA Forest Service, Sierra National Forest
1600 Tollhouse Road
Clovis, CA 93611
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