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1,825 mi 2,937 km of trail 31 Recommended Routes

Gems 20 Gems Easy Trails 78 Trails Intermediate Trails 225 Trails Hard Trails 87 Trails
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Gems in Shasta and Cascades - 20

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gem Favorite Burney Falls

Burney Falls

(8) Burney, CA
gem Favorite Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

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

Castle Lake Overlook

(4) Dunsmuir, CA
gem Favorite Grizzly Falls

Grizzly Lake

(2) Weaverv…, CA
gem Favorite Brushed In by Darren Marshall

Crystal Lake

(2) Chester, CA
gem Favorite Lassen Peak across the Cinder Cone crater

Cinder Cone

(2) Chester, CA
gem Favorite Big Blue Lake

Big Blue Lake

(1) Fort Jones, CA
gem Favorite Stunning views from al the way up here!

Lassen Peak

(1) Shingle…, CA

Recommended Routes in Shasta and Cascades - 31

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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 Mount Shasta and Black Butte from 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 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 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 Bear Hole
Difficult

Bidwell-Guardian Out-and-Back

12.7 mi 20.4 km 1,123' Up 342.19 m Up 1,123' Down 342.17 m Down

Chico, CA

Trails in Shasta and Cascades - 359

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2.5 mi 4.1 km #1Lassen Peak Trail
Difficult
Shingletown, CA
Difficult
Shingletown, CA 43 
13.6 mi 21.8 km #2Stuart Fork Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
3.7 mi 5.9 km #3Brokeoff Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Chester, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Chester, CA 12 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #4Cinder Cone Trail
Difficult
Chester, CA
Difficult
Chester, CA 11 
57.1 mi 91.9 km #5PCT: Etna Summit to Seiad Valley
Intermediate/Difficult
Weed, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weed, CA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #6Hidden Valley Route
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #7Big Bear Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dunsmuir, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Dunsmuir, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #8Boulder Creek Lakes Trail
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
4.8 mi 7.7 km #9Four Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weaverville, CA
100.6 mi 161.9 km #10PCT: Highway 5 to Etna Summit
Easy/Intermediate
Dunsmuir, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Dunsmuir, CA
7.7 mi 12.4 km #11Stoney Ridge Trail
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #12Boiling Springs Lake Trail
Intermediate
Chester, CA
Intermediate
Chester, CA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #13Crystal Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Chester, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Chester, CA
17.5 mi 28.2 km #14North Fork Trail
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
3.2 mi 5.2 km #15Bumpass Hell Trail
Intermediate
Shingletown, CA
Intermediate
Shingletown, CA 14 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #16Alpine Lake Trail
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
Difficult
Weaverville, CA
1.5 mi 2.3 km #17Heart Attack Hill
Difficult
Susanville, CA
Difficult
Susanville, CA
7.0 mi 11.2 km #18Red Buttes Boundary Trail #5254
Difficult
Happy Camp, CA
Difficult
Happy Camp, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #19Guardian Trail
Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
84.0 mi 135.2 km #20PCT: Burney Falls State Park to Highway 5 (near Castle Crag)
Intermediate
Burney, CA
Intermediate
Burney, CA

Photos of Shasta and Cascades - 959

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Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.
Jul 6, 2017 near Dunsmuir, CA
Bumpass Hell
Sep 27, 2017 near Shingle…, 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