A 3.3 mile one-way downhill mountain bike trail. The trail difficulty is rated Black, with a single track with steep exposed sections.
The largest park in Yreka, Greenhorn Park has been built around an expansive reservoir sourced by Greenhorn Creek.
Castle lake is a 47 acre glacial lake perfect for fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting for gold shiners, brook and rainbow trout.
The Greenhorn Park Trails offer hours of great mountain bike riding. Multiple trails for riders of all experience levels.
A moderate 15 mile mountain bike trail that provides three to five hours of riding time. Experience elevation gains and descends on this trail.
The McCloud River flows east of and parallel to the upper Sacramento River, in Siskiyou County and Shasta County in Northern California.
Along Captain Jack’s Stronghold Trail you can do one of two short self-guided interpretive trails that go through Modoc, wartime defenses. At Lava Beds National Monument in the Northern Sierra Cascade you can walk where Captain […]
Mount Shasta Ski Bowl opened in 1958 and in 1978 an avalanche took out the lifts leaving it no longer operating, but it is still an amazing place to visit. […]
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.
Two towns in California, Burney and McCloud, will be linked by the Great Shasta Rail Trail when done, along an 80-mile scenic trail. Along this trail the culture, local heritage, nature and the […]
McCloud offers family fun and year-round recreation opportunities!
The McCloud Snowmobile Park is your staging area for winter fun or for camping during the rest of the year.
A long traverse of the lower section of the stunning Castle Crags on the Pacific Crest Trail.
A rarely traveled trail that passes through lake basins, meadows and descends through a large canyon alongside the North Fork of the Sacramento River.
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.
Castle Lake trail is one of the longer hikes in the greater Mount Shasta area encompassing 11 miles round trip, and is so worth it due to the amount of lakes and […]
Up the side of the Goosenest is the Goosenest Trail. It is a short but very steep hike up the side of a volcano with a large crater. It is an outstanding view of […]
Get numerous, uninterrupted views of volcanic domes adorning the Mount Shasta Valley, which contrasts superbly with the countless views of metamorphic mountains, such as Mount Eddy, on this isolated, little-known […]
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.
The Castle Lake Shore Trail begins through brush and rocks as it goes around a little part of the lake. The trailhead is at the north end of the parking […]
Located 8 miles west of the city of Mt. Shasta in the mountains of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, the camp […]
Remember that wilderness safety is your responsibility. It is important to realize you may not be able to rely on a cellphone for help and the wilderness has unforeseen risks […]
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.
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.
Lake Siskiyou is located in Northern California at the foot of the Trinity Divide. It has amazing views of Mount Shasta and is not far from the city that boasts many outdoor activities. Swimming, boating, […]
The Trinity Divide, Heart Lake Trail is short and offers great view. The amount of alpine terrain and vistas is hard to come by. It starts at the Castle Lake […]
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.
Chestnut Hollow is a newly renovated cottage with a great view of Mount Shasta. Perfectly designed as a getaway, it […]
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.
On the southwest face of Mount Shasta is where you will find Clear Creek, the main route. This route has an easier slope than Avalanche Gulch and has amazing views, […]
The development of a broad shield volcano formed the Medicine Lake Highlands. When the center block happened to fall along the fractured lines it created an enclosed basin 6 miles […]
Box Canyon, is an easy 1.5 mile trail with lots to offer and close to the Sacramento River. It offers many vistas down into the canyon, it is a nice relaxing […]
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
Pacific Crest Trail from Parks Creek Trailhead can be reached from a paved road about 30 miles from Mt. Shasta Ranger Station. Going south on the Pacific Crest Trail, there is level 2 […]
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!
An easy 3.2 mile out-and-back trail perfect for snowshoeing. Pass through three robust waterfalls while surrounded by a blanket of snow.
Part of the Tri-Forest Snowmobile trails system, Doorknob offers access to over 250 miles of snowmobile trails on the Modoc, Shasta Trinity and Klamath National Forests.
The Castle Crags are a very difficult area to see due to no trails going into the spire covered heart of granite making the viewing difficult. There are some trails […]
At VS Equine LLC you can explore some of the finest, most scenic trails with amazing views, lakes, and rivers through an exclusive guided horseback tour throughout beautiful Siskiyou county.
Gray Butte Trail is a moderate 3.5 mile round trip out of Panther Meadows that passes a sacred Native American site and old-growth forest on the way to an expansive […]
In the Trinity Alps Wilderness there are approximately 550 miles of trails around. A lot needs to be maintained, but the maintenance also varies on the patterns of the trails, wilderness preservation […]
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.
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.
The Scott Mountains are one of the least known mountain ranges, but most beautiful in the Mount Shasta area. There are rugged peaks, scenic geology and many lakes an meadows. The […]
There is a volcanic dome called Haystack in the California, Shasta Valley. The valley is a lot less traveled as people just want to get to the high country and pass through. Many people […]
A popular destination for visitors to Castle Crags State Park is the scenic overlook at the end of Vista Point Trail.
On the border of the Modoc National Forest and Lava Beds National Monument is the Gillem Bluff, a low elevation ridge sitting between 4400 feet and 4600 feet in elevation. There are no trails on this part of the […]
Petroglyph Point Trail starts on the east side outside of Petroglyph Point. Across from the trail entrance you will see the trailhead parking lot where you will then hike to the top […]
There is a short, but great hike in Shasta Valley to take you to Trout Lake. It has stellar views all around and highlights the high desert scenery.
The Whitney Falls Trail is a hiking trail that leads to an overlook of Whitney Falls. There are four waterfalls on Mount Shasta, this being one. The Whitney Falls Trail […]
Mount Shasta Ski Park is a ski resort located in Northern California, just east of Interstate 5 along SR 89 between the city of Mount Shasta and the town of […]
A moderate 6 mile trail. Enjoy the views of Castle Crags, Mount Shasta, and an endless vista of range and valley.
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.
A difficult 10.6 mile, moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a lake. Primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips and birding.
Just 14.3 miles from Weed, California in Siskiyou is Kangaroo Lake. Located in the Klamath National Forest it is a 25 acre reservoir and is 110 feet deep. There happens to be a campground if you want to camp that […]
Some of the BEST snowmobiling California has to offer is right here in Northern California at Fun Factory Snowmobile Rentals and Tours!
A trailhead that no one goes on is called Sand Flat at 6,830 feet. Just before Bunny Flat you can access it off of the Everett Memorial Highway. Both the upper and […]
The most interesting trail on Mount Shasta is the Squaw/South Gate Meadow Trail. There are not many developed trails on the mountain which is surprising based off of the size. Most trails follow old […]
With majestic views of Mt. Shasta and typically still water, Shastina Lake is a great place for water recreation in Siskiyou, especially spring and summer.
Experience the Mt Shasta Mountain Bike Park, with trails designed to be enjoyed at all riding levels. Enjoy a unique and one of kind riding experience with 15 trails, a […]
This historical, warm and inviting home, located in downtown McCloud, is one of the original Mill Houses owned by the […]
Located in the heart of town, just minutes from shops, restaurants, hiking trails, waterfalls and the base of Mt. Shasta, […]
A 48.5 mile, scenic road bike route that takes you from Yreka to Montague. Experience elevation gains and descents on this ride.
Following East Boulder Creek, the East Boulder Lake Loop takes you through a wide shallow canyon. Going through meadows the creek follows along. The route crosses the wilderness boundary into the Trinity Alps […]
The McCloud River Falls Trail is a favorite in the area because it leads you to three waterfalls. These waterfalls have formed because the river has run into tough, erosion-resistant […]
Eighty-nine lakes, magical meadows, and big streams are what encompass the Marble Mountain Wilderness. The wilderness is surrounded by a variety of trees, dominated by tanbark oak, madrone, and Douglas […]
Leave your worries and stress behind when you stay at this 4-bedroom, 3-bath vacation rental home in McCloud. Boasting 3,500 […]