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Castle Lake Overlook

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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.2

KM

Point to Point

6,174' 1,882 m

High

5,793' 1,766 m

Low

385' 117 m

Up

171' 52 m

Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

67%

Max Grade (34°)

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  4.6 from 7 votes

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Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.
Jul 6, 2017 near Dunsmuir, CA
Heart Lake
Jul 29, 2017 near Dunsmuir, CA

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Feb 13, 2021
Jeremy Brady
Currently full on snowshoe weather. There are some individuals who made the hike in regular boots and were postholing a good portion of the way. 2.5mi
Aug 30, 2020
Morgan Swartz
Great little hike with a stunning view of Shasta
Aug 29, 2020
Benjamin Lefaudeux
Aug 14, 2019
JP T
Jul 25, 2018
Brittany M
Jul 2, 2018
Justin Boyer
Apr 14, 2018
JP Reddy
Trail is covered with snow and from the lake beginning it is 2.2km to the summit. Exhilarating hike. 2.2mi