Here’s a chance to have some fun while supporting the rails-to-trail conveersion of the old McCloud River Railroad to the Great Shasta Rail Trail.  McCloud’s Bike-toberfest will take place on Saturday October 11th with a variety of bike rides and other events.  Click below for more information:



New Railings on River Trail Bridge at Castle Crags State Park

September 26, 2014

Recently a group of Trail Association volunteers, led by Mark Telegin, replaced the  wood railings on the River Trail foot bridge over the Sacramento River in Castle Crags State Park.  The old railings were in terrible shape and posed a safety hazard, in addition to not portraying the desired park image.  To remedy this situation, the Trail […]

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Mossbrae Falls Update on JPR — September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

In case you didn’t catch it, there was a news piece on our local public radio about Mossbrae Falls.  The Trail Association is engaged with other parties, including the City of Dunsmuir and Union Pacific Railroad in trying to secure legal and safe access to this beautiful waterfall.  Here’s the link: link Mossbrae Falls courtesy […]

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Hike Clear Creek Trail — Saturday September 13, 2014

September 4, 2014

Photo by Bubba Suess   On Saturday September 13, the Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a moderate 4 mile round trip hike along Mud Creek Canyon to Clear Creek on the southeast side of Mt. Shasta. There is a steady 2,100 foot elevation gain starting at 6,500 feet in an old growth […]

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Mount Shasta Greenway Update

August 29, 2014

On August 25th Joe Wirth and Greg Messer of the Trail Association presented an update on the Mount Shasta Greenway Project to the City Council.  Below is a link to the slide presentation, that contains up-to-date maps, project status, future phases, a possible transition of the oversight organization, and other information: Mount Shasta_Greenway Project_v4       […]

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Hike to Gray Butte — Saturday August 16, 2014

August 13, 2014

Photo From Cole’s Trail Tales The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public on a most astoundingly scenic, and moderate hike to Gray Butte on Mt Shasta Saturday, August 16th. The 3.4 round-trip trail beginning in Panther Meadow passes through old growth red fir forest, meadows and one of the finest hemlock forests in Northern […]

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Hike to Deadfall Lakes and Mt. Eddy — Saturday August 2, 2014

July 30, 2014

For the most amazing views, join the Mt. Shasta Trail Association on a day hike to the pristine Deadfall Lakes and to the top of Mt. Eddy.  This hike is slated for Saturday, August 2. This 10 mile roundtrip hike starts out gently on the Pacific Crest Trail to the multiple lakes and then becomes […]

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Hike to Seven Lakes Basin — July 19, 2014

July 16, 2014

The Mount Shasta Trail Association invites the public to join them on a spectacular hike along the Pacific Crest Trail ridge overlooking the pristine lakes of Seven Lakes Basin as well as Mumbo Basin scheduled for Saturday July 19th. This gentle to moderate five mile round-trip walk has superb long-range vistas. Participants will be able […]

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Shastice Bike Park News

July 1, 2014

If you missed it, here’s a link to the June 25th Mt. Shasta Herald article on the construction of the Shastice Bike Park flow trail: link  

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Whitney Falls Trail Comes Back to Life

June 25, 2014

Recently, the Trail Association was asked by the Forest Service to help maintain one or more trails located on national forest lands.  After reviewing the list of possible projects, the MSTA board selected the Whitney Falls Trail as a worthy endeavor.  The trail had been badly damaged by debris torrents coming off the mountain — […]

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