Lake Siskiyou (North and South Shore Trails)
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, fishing and picnicking are some of the things you can do on and around the lake. The Lake Siskiyou trail goes around the lake offering camping and wonderful hiking trails. This trail is the least wild trail in Mount Shasta, but it is just as beautiful and has amazing views of Mount Shasta, Mount Eddy and Battle Rock, the high point of the Castle Crags.
Distance: 6.5 miles
Elevation Gain: 518 feet
Route Type: Loop
Directions: From 1-5 N, take the CA-89 S in Siskiyou County exit 736. After 5.8 miles, take S Old Stage Rd, Siskiyou Lake Blvd and W A Barr Rd to the trailhead. Trailhead will be on your right.
Highlights: Beautiful views of Lake Siskiyou, dog-friendly
Photo Credit: Lake Siskiyou AllTrails (Buhrdy, David M, Olga K, harshjain30, IrishGenie)
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
(530) 926-4511 (Mount Shasta Ranger Station)