Wander Above, Venture Beyond in Siskiyou
An adventure seeker’s dream destination – that’s Siskiyou. Located in the northernmost region of California, where untamed adventure runs free. […]Read More
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Bear Trail (College of the Siskiyous) is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Weed, California.
This short hike enters a lush canyon, home to 19th century ruins a well-developed rock climbing area, a crashing creek and a beautiful waterfall.
Clear Creek is the standard route on the southeast face of Mount Shasta. It hosts outstanding views, alpine meadows and deep Mud Creek Canyon.
A short but highly scenic trail passing through meadows and a hemlock grove before reaching Artist’s Point, one of the finest vistas in the area.
A great hike up a cinder cone volcano that offers views of the surrounding wilderness. A hike to the Schonchin Butte Fire Lookout is worth the effort!
This high-altitude trail treks nearly 2 miles up the south flank of the mountain. Also the start of the most popular route to the 14,162-foot summit.
The Little Shasta Meadow Botanical Special Interest Area (BSIA) is 390 acres and is an example of both dry and wet high elevation meadows.
A rarely traveled trail that passes through lake basins, meadows and descends through a large canyon alongside the North Fork of the Sacramento River.
SWS Mountain Guides is a mountaineering guide service in Mt. Shasta, Ca.
Ukonom Creek is a cold, clear creek that feeds the Klamath River, and was named after a Karok chief.
A short, easy trail high on Mount Shasta through delicate Panther Meadow that combines most of the best features of hiking on the mountain.
A 3 mile trail up Spring Hill at the north end of Mount Shasta City. Vistas offer views of the Trinity Divide, Strawberry Valley and Mount Shasta.
Located in the McCloud area of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Lake McCloud is a reservoir on the McCloud River and is truly breathtaking.
Mt. Bradley Lookout is a moderate to difficult hike with two attractive lake destinations along the way – dramatic Heart Lake and pastoral Little Castle Lake.
Great loop around Lake Siskiyou offering a surprising amount of variety and spectacular views. Several trail options for hikes during off-season.
The Great Shasta Rail Trail is a scenic, multi-use 80 mile trail. The trail will link towns McCloud and Burney with a historic and scenic corridor.
The Trinity Alps Wilderness on the Klamath National is located about 6 miles South of Callahan, California.
A short hike along the shore of Castle Lake is a great introduction to the Trinity Divide. Take in vast views of the massive cliffs above the lake.
The Marble Mountain Wilderness is located in Northern California and can be accessed from the towns of Happy Camp, Fort Jones, and Etna.
Sand Flat is an obscure trailhead at 6,830 feet that gets very little use. Access is off the Everitt Memorial Highway, just before Bunny Flat.
A popular destination for visitors to Castle Crags State Park is the scenic overlook at the end of Vista Point Trail.
The Sisson-Callahan National Recreation Trail is a multi-use trail that follows the scenic North Fork of the Sacramento River for 3.3 miles.
Carrick Park located off Highway 97 on Maple Street. This neighborhood park is a 3 acre green haven.
A perfect trail ascending the cliffs above large Castle Lake. The trail drops into Little Castle Lake’s cirque before traversing Mount Bradley Ridge.
Climbing high above Castle Lake to diminutive Heart Lake, the trail provides views of Mount Shasta and a stunning view of the Castle Crags.
Castle Peak lies at the nexus of the Castle Crags formation and the Trinity Divide. It is one of the most scenic viewpoints in the Mount Shasta area.
A 4.5 mile trail that ascends through Avalanche Gulch and connects with the Bunny Flat Trail, then up to the Sierra Club Hut at Horse Camp.
A short, easy trail that stays close to the rim of the Sacramento River’s Box Canyon. The trail offers several vistas down into the canyon.
With 28 miles of hiking trails, everyone can enjoy a mild stroll or invigorating adventure. The only trail to climb into the majestic Castle Crags.
A beautiful community park with an expansive stretch of lawn.
River Park, in Happy Camp provides a scenic city park with green grass, a shaded pavilion and handy access to the refreshing Klamath River.
Located about 30 miles Northeast of Mt. Shasta, Medicine Lake is ideal for hiking and sightseeing. The lake sits in the caldera of an ancient volcano.
Walk in the footsteps of Captain Jack and his tribal members at Lava Beds National Monument in the Northern Sierra Cascade.
The most popular day hike on Mt. Shasta and the access trail to Avalanche Gulch climbing route. Gradually ascends through red fir and pine trees.
A mile hike uphill to a lookout that’s complete with a picnic table and a beautiful view of Happy Camp.
A short but impressive waterfall with year-round beauty located off Quartz Valley Road outside of Ft. Jones.
Root Creek Falls is a large, multi-tiered waterfall that spills 500+ feet over the granite Castle Dome just south of Dunsmuir in the Castle Crags wilderness area.
Klamath National Forest is a 1,737,774-acre (2,715 sq mi; 7,033 km2) national forest, in the Klamath Mountains, located in Siskiyou County in northern California,
This remote, high volcanic plateau consists of pine and conifer forests, sage and juniper flats, craters, volcanic mountains, lava caves and lakes.
A great introductory trail high on Mount Shasta through delicate Panther Meadow that combines most of the best features of hiking on the mountain.
A 3.8 mile round-trip hike following the beautiful McCloud River. Take in stunning views of the Lower, Middle and Upper Falls.
The trail winds its way around the north side of the pinnacle of Black Butte, revealing amazing views en route to a 360 degree vista at the summit.
A long traverse of the lower section of the stunning Castle Crags on the Pacific Crest Trail.
A moderate 15 mile mountain bike trail that provides three to five hours of riding time. Experience elevation gains and descends on this trail.
For a little taste of waterfalls and wilderness, head to the aptly named Dog Trail in the Castle Crags Wilderness area.
The Medicine Lake Highlands were formed with the development of a broad shield volcano.
A moderate 6 mile trail. Enjoy the views of Castle Crags, Mount Shasta, and an endless vista of range and valley.
Take in spectacular displays of the shoreline and sweeping views of Mt. Shasta. The perfect place in the summer to kayak.
Burstarse Falls is actually a pair of beautiful waterfalls located in the Castle Crags Wilderness about a quarter mile off the PCT.
The Modoc National Forest is a 1,654,392-acre (6,695 km2) national forest in northeastern California.
What Sweetbriar Falls lacks in size, it makes up for in ease of access and steady flow.
A lower elevation route on the north side of Mount Shasta that leads to a great waterfall…when it is flowing.
Bask in the views of surrounding mountains while hiking on Mount Shasta. The far-reaching panoramas are abundant along every trail on the mountain.
A 5.5 mile multi-use trail with views of the Klamath River, located just 2 miles south of Happy Camp.
Easily the most unusual trail on the mountain. The “trails” are actually old service roads used when the Shasta Ski Area was operating.