Adventure map of Cataract Falls trail in California
Elevation map of Cataract Falls trail in California
Details of the trail
A nice place to hike and see waterfalls
To begin with , the path follows along the lake and starts to climb at Cataract Trail.
Cataract Falls trail is going uphill with several flights of stairs and beautiful waterfalls along the way. In fact, be prepared to climb up some steep spots but it is worthwhile the effort with rewarding and refreshing waterfalls.
Beware of sometimes uneven stairs, so watch your steps and don’t forget to pause and take in the beautiful views .
Then, along the way, enjoy the cool touch of the manzanitas and experience their sleek smooth red barks. These are fascinating trees growing along some parts of the park, and so are the tall redwoods you will also encounter during this Cataract Falls California hike. With ferns , they both make for a diverse and interesting vegetation.
Besides, take a deep breath to enjoy the view on the Bay.
Moreover, if you choose to picnic by the lake you will enjoy a serene moment.
Few more steps to climb
At the end of this Cataract Falls trail, you will also cross some bridges here and there.