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 Trinity Divide and the Divide have amazing beauty and easy access from I-5 you can understand how the whole mountain range can go unnoticed. People looking for alpine beauty and solitude with find all of this in the Scott Mountains.
Distance: 19.7 miles
Elevation Gain: 3,756 feet
Route Type: Point to Point
Directions: From 1-5 N, take exit 751 toward Edgewood/Gazelle. Turn left onto Edgewood Road. Turn right onto Stewart Springs Road. For 7 miles, continue straight onto Old Hwy 99. After 25 miles, turn left onto Gazelle Callahan Road. Merge onto CA-3 N. After 5.8 miles, turn left onto Callahan-Cecilville Rd. Continue on this road for 2.1 miles until it becomes Fh 903. Trailhead will be on the left.
Highlights: Part of the Pacific Crest Trail, great views of Forks of Salmon
Photo Credit: Hike Mt. Shasta – Scott Mountain Trails (Bubba Suess)