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Moon California Waterfalls

More Than 200 Falls You Can Reach by Foot, Car, or Bike

Fourth Edition, June 2011
Pages: 512

Price: $19.99 USD
ISBN: 9781598803761

California outdoor enthusiast Ann Marie Brown covers the best of California’s waterfalls from all areas of the state: Cascade Falls in Lake Tahoe, Limekiln Falls in Big Sur, and South Fork Kaweah Falls in Sequoia National Park, among others. Brown highlights various travel strategies, including Top 5 Unusual Waterfalls and Top 5 Waterfalls at Family Campgrounds. Complete with expert tips such as which waterfalls are best accessed by foot, car, or bike, Moon California Waterfalls gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

What’s inside Moon California Waterfalls

Enjoy the very best of California Waterfalls with these itineraries:
    • Best Short Backpacking Trips
    • Best Long Backpacking Trips
    • Best by Bicycle
    • Best by Car
    • Best Easy Waterfall Walks
    • Best for Family Campgrounds
    • Most Unusual
    • Best in State Parks
    • Best for Swimming Holes
    • Best Wheelchair-Accessible Waterfalls
Discover the best waterfalls in:
    • Redwood Empire
    • Shasta and Trinity
    • Lassen and Modoc
    • Mendocino and Wine Country
    • Sacramento and Gold Country
    • Tahoe and the Northern Sierra
    • San Francisco Bay Area
    • Monterey and Big Sur
    • San Joaquin Valley
    • Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes
    • Sequoia and Kings Canyon
    • Santa Barbara and Vicinity
    • Los Angeles and Vicinity
    • San Diego and Vicinity
    • California Deserts

The author of 13 outdoor guidebooks, Ann Marie Brown is a dedicated California outdoorswoman. She hikes, bikes, and camps more than 150 days each year in an effort to avoid routine, complacency, and getting a real job.

Ann Marie’s work has appeared in Sunset, VIA, Backpacker, and California magazines. As a way of giving back a little of what she gets from her experiences in nature, she writes and edits for several environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and National Resources Defense Council. For information on Ann Marie’s work, visit