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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Explore new horizons in Siskiyou, where each season offers a fresh perspective.
Castle lake is a 47 acre glacial lake perfect for fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting for gold shiners, brook and rainbow trout.
A road bike route from Mount Shasta to Castle Lake. Experience elevation gains and descents on this ride.
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 rarely traveled trail that passes through lake basins, meadows and descends through a large canyon alongside the North Fork of the Sacramento River.
The “Upper Sac” is lightly fished but highly accessible with over 15 freeway exits and railroad tracks that parallel the length of the river.
Known for their unique vintage lines such as Levi Strauss, Lodge Cast Iron and Enamel, Rose Bud Salve and Caswell Massey-America’s oldest perfume company.
Some of the BEST snowmobiling California has to offer is right here in Northern California at Fun Factory Snowmobile Rentals and Tours!
A beautiful community park with an expansive stretch of lawn.
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 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.
This is a great gravel grinder bike route. Enjoy the fast and smooth downhill on 89 then climb up the bumpy road in Old McCloud/Forest Service 31.
This spot is scenic river swimming at its best, complete with a rope swing.
With panoramic views of the incredible Shasta National Forest, Lake Siskiyou is the recreational jewel of Northern California.
Home of professional crystal experience and knowledge.
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.
Offers kayak, stand-up paddle board lessons and guided river trips plus rentals and raft trips. Fun for the entire family.
Climbing high above Castle Lake to diminutive Heart Lake, the trail provides views of Mount Shasta and a stunning view of the Castle Crags.
The Dunsmuir Railroad Depot has been refurbished to ensure that Amtrak passenger service, the only Siskiyou County stop, continues in this historic railroad community.
A seasonal certified open air market. Open Thursdays from 3:30-6pm, June through October.
Located in the McCloud area of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Lake McCloud is a reservoir on the McCloud River and is truly breathtaking.
Offers crystals that have been bathed and blessed with pure head waters in the Sacramento River in Mount Shasta.
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.
A great mountain bike trail with elevation gains and descents. Take in the spectacular views as you ride alongside the Upper McCloud River.
Just five miles north of Dunsmuir, the Cantara loop is a local favorite swimming spot on the Sacramento River with easy access and a small beach.
Gear up for your outdoor adventure and rent kayaks, stand up paddleboards, pedal boats, canoes, hiking equipment, skis, sleds, snowshoes and more.
Lake Siskiyou is a reservoir located just 2.3 miles from Mount Shasta. Fisherman will find a variety of fish including lake trout and smallmouth bass.
Easily the most unusual trail on the mountain. The “trails” are actually old service roads used when the Shasta Ski Area was operating.
Come fly with us in one of the most beautiful places in Northern California!
An easily accessible swimming hole with a picnic table nearby in Dunsmuir’s town center, a half mile drive past the bridge from Butterfly Avenue.
A 3.8 mile round-trip hike following the beautiful McCloud River. Take in stunning views of the Lower, Middle and Upper Falls.
Mount Eddy is the highest mountain in the Eddys, the highest point in Trinity County, and the highest peak in the region, except for Mount Shasta.
A 6.6 mile out and back trail located near Mt Shasta and is recommended for very experienced adventurers. Primarily used for hiking and snowshoeing.
Soul Connections offers clothing, crystals, artwork, books, fountains and more.
Offers a wide variety of previously owned high quality items and antique pieces to improve your living space.
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 lower elevation route on the north side of Mount Shasta that leads to a great waterfall…when it is flowing.
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.
Great place to catch the latest movies!
A short, easy trail high on Mount Shasta through delicate Panther Meadow that combines most of the best features of hiking on the mountain.
Headquarters of Mt Shasta Recreation and Parks District is located within the rustic, 26 acre Mt. Shasta City Park, one mile north of downtown Mt. Shasta.
Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum consists of three large exhibit halls and an events room for special activities and displays.
A mountain bike route that provides about 10 miles of single-track and 10 miles of dirt roads for one to five hours of riding.
The view of Mt. Shasta is breath-taking.
Lots of good times and smile. Thank you all so much for supporting Papa’s Pumpkin Patch – See you this October.
Sereni-Tea offers over 160 varieties of high quality loose leaf and herbal teas from Japan, China, India, Taiwan, Nepal and Africa.
A moderate 6 mile trail. Enjoy the views of Castle Crags, Mount Shasta, and an endless vista of range and valley.
Located in the Heart Of Mount Shasta, the high-fire community pottery space offers studio memberships, classes, gifts and clay playdates!
Handcrafted, unique items, including chairs, trays, toolboxes, coasters, furniture and more.
This north-facing cirque has easy access to North, West, and East-facing aspects allowing skiable terrain to be found in most snow conditions.
Feed and supply shop that serves the Mount Shasta area.
Opened in 1888, Mt Shasta is the oldest trout hatchery west of the Mississippi.
The Gallery in Mount Shasta is the place to come for beautiful art.
Bask in the views of surrounding mountains while hiking on Mount Shasta. The far-reaching panoramas are abundant along every trail on the mountain.
River Dancers offers trips on the Klamath, Sacramento, Trinity and Cal-Salmon Rivers-from the mellow and relaxing to the truly adventurous.
￼Temple of Intention is a community activation center dedicated to evolutionary consciousness,that is located just west of the slopes of Mount Shasta, where the pristine Sacramento Headwaters flow by.
A designated sledding and tobogganing hill at the Snowman’s Hill Pass on CA Highway 89 between Interstate 5 and McCloud, California.
Carrick Park located off Highway 97 on Maple Street. This neighborhood park is a 3 acre green haven.
A moderate 4.6 mile trail. Incredible views throughout. The route follows snow-covered Everett Memorial Highway to its terminus at the Old Ski Bowl.
A Certified Farmers Market held in front of the McCloud General Store and Building Supply every Saturday from 11am to 3pm.
McCloud offers family fun and year-round recreation opportunities!
Born in 1868 near Whitewater, Wisconsin, Edward Curtis Sheriff became one of America’s finest photographers and ethnologists.
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.
Shasta Yoga Institute offers high quality yoga instruction by certified yoga teachers, workshops, retreats and private instruction.
Located in the Dunsmuir City Park in far northern California, the Gardens encompass ten acres of hilly, wooded area with a meadow containing the various gardens.
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.
The 2200 square foot space is divided into three unique areas: the gallery, workshop/studio space and offices.
Located in MCloud, a quaint historic village on the south slope of majestic Mt. Shasta.
A long traverse of the lower section of the stunning Castle Crags on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Nestled in the beautiful Siskiyou National Forest at an elevation of 3600 feet, you can find the Weed Historic Lumber Town Museum.
For a little taste of waterfalls and wilderness, head to the aptly named Dog Trail in the Castle Crags Wilderness area.
Shire Croft is a mini-farm of 2.5 acres located near Mount Shasta California.
A great mountain bike loop around beautiful Lake Siskiyou that offers up a surprising amount of variety and spectacular views.
An ag-centric certified farmers’ market featuring fresh produce, meats, flowers, herbs, plant starts, honey and eggs–all grown in the Siskiyou region.
What Sweetbriar Falls lacks in size, it makes up for in ease of access and steady flow.
This is a moderate, 22 mile out-and-back trail ideal for snowshoeing. Close-up views of pristine pools, rapids, charging cascades and mini-falls.
Peruse their beautiful hand-selected collections of crystals, minerals, crystal tones bowls, jewelry, artwork, books, music and more!
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.
Feel at home at this beautiful spa, located on the shore of Lake Siskiyou and just a few minutes to the base of Mount Shasta.
Nestled in the Mt. Shasta foothills and offering a unique environment of sacred mineral waters, accommodations and a variety of workshops and retreats.
Great loop around Lake Siskiyou offering a surprising amount of variety and spectacular views. Several trail options for hikes during off-season.
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.
Experience Nordic skiing on 25 km of well-groomed trails and marked backcountry trails. Center also has a trail just for snowshoeing. Photo Credit: Mt. Shasta Nordic Center
Noah’s Ark Feed Barn is a family run store. Ken & Laura Ingraham have owned the store for the past 14 years.
Ted Fay Fly Shop is a full-service destination shop with everything you need to fish the Upper Sacramento and McCloud Rivers.
A difficult 10.6 mile, moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a lake. Primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips and birding.
An easy 3.2 mile out-and-back trail perfect for snowshoeing. Pass through three robust waterfalls while surrounded by a blanket of snow.
Our city park is not what you expect to see when you hear the words “City Park.”
Heinz Danzberger Gallery is a Photography and Fine Art Gallery located in Mount Shasta California.
An easy to find popular swimming hole with a moving current just upstream from the nearby bridge. Access via the Soda Creek exit on Interstate 5.
Experience the Magic of this historic and unique Victorian Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast.
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.
The River Run Gallery is located at 151 Main St. in historic downtown Weed, at the north base of beautiful Mt.Shasta in Northern California.
A small family owned and operated farm located at the base of Mt. Shasta. Grows numerous vegetables, hay and recently planted wine grapes.
A perfect trail ascending the cliffs above large Castle Lake. The trail drops into Little Castle Lake’s cirque before traversing Mount Bradley Ridge.
The route follows the obvious gulch leading from the upper left of Hidden Valley rising to the saddle that splits Shasta from Shastina.
Our “State Of The Art,” low stress facility has been designed and built for the safety, comfort and emotional well being of your pet.
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.
Take in spectacular displays of the shoreline and sweeping views of Mt. Shasta. The perfect place in the summer to kayak.
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.
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 Klamath, Shasta Trinity and Modoc National Forests combine efforts in winter to manage a tri-forest area of over 250 miles of snowmobile trails.
A popular hill for delightful sledders to slide down. Bunny Flat is at the top of Everett Memorial Highway and open throughout winter.
Burstarse Falls is actually a pair of beautiful waterfalls located in the Castle Crags Wilderness about a quarter mile off the PCT.
Castle Lake is located high in the Eddy Mountains west of Mt. Shasta. Photo Credit: Castle Lake TripAdvisor (ber57nie, sekharbvp, Craig S., Timothy Y.)
The Buddha Hole is a naturally formed swimming hole that also doubles as a popular camping and fishing spot.
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 popular destination for visitors to Castle Crags State Park is the scenic overlook at the end of Vista Point Trail.
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.
A 3.3 mile one-way downhill mountain bike trail. The trail difficulty is rated Black, with a single track with steep exposed sections.
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 locally owned and operated by a dedicated staff of fellow outdoor enthusiasts offering equipment, clothing food and advice.