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Gems in Shasta and Cascades - 20

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gem Favorite Burney Falls

Burney Falls

(9) Burney, CA
gem Favorite Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.

Castle Lake Overlook

(6) Dunsmuir, CA
gem Favorite Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

(4) Oroville, CA
gem Favorite Grizzly Falls

Grizzly Lake

(2) Weaverv…, CA
gem Favorite Stunning views from al the way up here!

Lassen Peak

(2) Shingle…, CA
gem Favorite Crystal Lines by Darren Marshall

Crystal Lake

(2) Chester, CA

Recommended Routes in Shasta and Cascades - 35

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Favorite Canyon Creek can be seen trickling out of the south end of Lower Canyon Creek Lake.
Intermediate

Canyon Creek Lakes Trail

14.5 mi 23.4 km 2,629' Up 801.36 m Up 2,629' Down 801.36 m Down

Weaverv…, CA
Favorite Grizzly Falls
Difficult

Grizzly Lake from China Spring

13.8 mi 22.2 km 4,618' Up 1407.49 m Up 4,618' Down 1407.69 m Down

Weaverv…, CA
Favorite A pair of backpackers treks through flower-filled meadows in mid-August on the Long Canyon Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Four Lakes Loop

17.4 mi 27.9 km 5,698' Up 1736.74 m Up 5,697' Down 1736.56 m Down

Lewiston, CA
Favorite View from the top of Mount Eddy.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Eddy Out-and-Back

10.7 mi 17.3 km 2,232' Up 680.41 m Up 2,232' Down 680.19 m Down

Weed, CA
Favorite An alpine lake with waterfalls on the granite cliffs high in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area in Northern California. from Prindleman under CC BY-SA
Intermediate/Difficult

Emerald and Sapphire Lakes

27.1 mi 43.7 km 3,991' Up 1216.37 m Up 3,992' Down 1216.67 m Down

Weaverv…, CA
Favorite Fall color on Bizz Johnson Nat Rec Trail
Easy

Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail

26.3 mi 42.4 km 295' Up 89.82 m Up 1,349' Down 411.24 m Down

Westwood, CA
Favorite Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Bidwell Park Tour

14.2 mi 22.9 km 1,747' Up 532.5 m Up 1,747' Down 532.57 m Down

Chico, CA
Favorite Phantom Falls
Intermediate

Tour de Table Mountain - Phantom Falls Loop

6.9 mi 11.1 km 783' Up 238.69 m Up 783' Down 238.51 m Down

Oroville, CA
Favorite Guardians Trail, where the real fun begins
Intermediate

Old Homestead Loop

5.3 mi 8.5 km 983' Up 299.47 m Up 983' Down 299.62 m Down

Forest…, CA

Shasta and Cascades Hiking

  • 2,282 Miles 3,672 Kilometers of Trail
  • 35 Recommended Routes
  • 20 Gems Gems
  • 95 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 246 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 88 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Shasta and Cascades - 394

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2.5 mi 4.1 km #1Lassen Peak Trail
Difficult
Shingletown, CA
Difficult
Shingletown, CA 47 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #2Brokeoff Mountain Trail
Difficult
Chester, CA
Difficult
Chester, CA 14 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #3Cinder Cone Trail
Difficult
Chester, CA
Difficult
Chester, CA 14 
13.6 mi 21.8 km #4Stuart Fork Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #5Bumpass Hell Trail
Intermediate
Shingletown, CA
Intermediate
Shingletown, CA 17 
57.1 mi 91.9 km #6PCT: Etna Summit to Seiad Valley
Intermediate/Difficult
Weed, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weed, CA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #7Hidden Valley Route
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #8Big Bear Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dunsmuir, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Dunsmuir, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Boulder Creek Lakes Trail
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
4.8 mi 7.7 km #10Four Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA

Photos of Shasta and Cascades - 1,074

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Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.
Jul 6, 2017 near Dunsmuir, CA
Best day ever...
Apr 3, 2015 near Susanville, CA
Great view
Apr 3, 2015 near Susanville, CA
A pair of backpackers treks through flower-filled meadows in mid-August on the Long Canyon Trail.
Jan 12, 2017 near Weaverv…, CA
Mount Shasta and Shastina
Sep 24, 2017 near Weed, CA
Great fall sky over South Side Trail
Mar 22, 2015 near Susanville, CA
Sierra Club Horse Camp in front of the cloudy summit of Mount Shasta
Sep 30, 2017 near Mount S…, CA
The sun sets over Diamond Lake on the Four Lakes Trail.
Jan 13, 2017 near Weaverv…, CA