The Trail Association will be participating in a trash cleanup event on the Lake Street Overpass to I-5 on Wednesday April 22nd.  We will meet at the closed restaurant (formerly Perkos) on Morgan Way just West of Burger King  at 9:00 AM, as there is good parking there.  Volunteers need to bring gloves while trash bags will be provided.

Recently, CalTrans did a great job of brushing back the on and off ramps to the interstate, but the work exposed all the trash that needs to be picked up.  This is the very first glimpse guests get of Mount Shasta, and the last thing they see when they leave, so it is a great opportunity to participate in a meaningful and significant way to directly improve our local environment.  For more information, call Glenn Harvey at 530-925-9287.



Earth Day Volunteer Opportunity at Castle Crags SP — Saturday April 18, 2015

March 16, 2015
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Neil Jacobs Joins Board of Directors

March 12, 2015

                            The Mount Shasta Trail Association is very happy to add Neil Jacobs to its Board of Directors.  Neil grew up in southern California – specifically, the LA County area.  Neil took two years of art at a community college, before landing […]

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100 Miles of Trail Campaign — Double Your Donation

March 6, 2015

For the month of March, the Mount Shasta Trail Association will match your donations up to $10,000 towards the 100 Miles of Trails Campaign and use your donation to open a special fund with the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. Help MSTA build 100 miles of new multi-use trail in our area.  You can mail a […]

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Our Community Treasure: The Lake Siskiyou Trail — Guest Opinion by Joe Wirth

February 19, 2015

The following was published in the February 18, 2015 edition of the Mt. Shasta Herald newspaper as a guest opinion. The spring-like temperatures and sunshine last Saturday afternoon provided my wife and me with the perfect opportunity for a walk on the Lake Siskiyou Trail. Apparently others felt the same urge, since we met up […]

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Save The Date — Annual Members Meeting Wednesday March 4, 2015

February 8, 2015

The Trail Association’s board of directors will hold its annual members meeting on Wednesday March 4, 2015.   The meeting, to be held at the Sisson Museum, will provide an update of accomplishments made in 2014, plus an idea of upcoming projects and events in 2015.  Doors will open at 6:00 PM, with refreshments and beverages […]

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Whitney Falls Trail Update

November 19, 2014

If you’re not a follower of Bubba Suess’s website — Hike Mt. Shasta — you should be!  He recently posted a very informative blog on the trials and tribulations of the Whitney Falls Trail, which the Trail Association worked on last spring (link).  See the link below for his posting and be sure to sign up to […]

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Land Purchased for Greenway Project

November 14, 2014

Here’s the text of a recently issued news release that generated an article in the November 12th edition of the Herald: A consortium of partners is happy to announce the finalization of the purchase of a key piece of land along the proposed Mount Shasta Greenway. The 5-acre property, located at the end of Kingston […]

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New Kiosk Sign for Spring Hill Trail

October 29, 2014

The Trail Association is happy to announce that the Spring Hill Trail is now graced by a kiosk with an interpretive sign.  The sign features information about the trail, plus a map and a description of the geology of Spring Hill.  The background is a photograph by Mike Hupp.  This trail is a great short […]

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Support the Great Shasta Rail Trail — Bike-toberfest October 11, 2014

October 1, 2014

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: link

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