Come join us on the new Spring Hill hiking trail on the north side of Mt. Shasta City, Saturday May 14th. This trail with its stunning views was recently completed by volunteers of the Mount Shasta Trail Association and the Siskiyou Land Trust.
Spring Hill is an old plug dome, like Black Butte, but is around 200,000 years old rather than Black Butte’s mere 9,000-year age. From the summit we will have a 360-degree panorama of our area. We will also walk on a spur trail that leads to a rock outcropping with an awesome vantage point of Mt. Shasta. The distance is about 3.5 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 650 feet. It’s a moderate climb.
The event is free and open to the public. Participants should meet at 9 AM Saturday, May 14, in the fish hatchery parking lot to form carpools. The fish hatchery is located a quarter-mile west of the main Mount Shasta I-5 exit (the middle of the three) on the way to Lake Siskiyou. We will finish by early afternoon.