Phantom Falls is one of the
prettiest in California, but it is hard to get to. Flows from first series of
storms in fall and into spring.
This hike visits 5 other
Expect to see grazing cattle; they are generally safe, but
give the occasional bull some space.
late Feb-April. Be sure to take our flower guide on
your smartphone or printed into 4x6" photocards.
stretch of trail to the top of Hollow Falls is narrow on on
a cliff. It is not especially dangerous, but if you
have a fear of heights you won't like it.
recommended. Sunlight best on falls in early afternoon
(many are facing west, and are in shade in the morning).
We measured the
falls as 164'
(during the dry season with a tape measure from the lip of
the falls to the high waterline in the plunge pool)
Try our new KMZ map to have your
progress displayed on the map (works on some Garmin models,
works in Google Earth, and other KMZ readers).