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Created in 1989, Mount Shasta Trail Association provides inspiring outdoor experiences, advances appreciation of the beauty of the Mount Shasta area, and assists in educating the public in environmentally sound stewardship.

MSTA is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation. We build trails, advocate for more access to trails and trail protection, and work to conserve the natural beauty of our area. In addition, we offer a selection of resources to aid newcomers and experienced hikers alike.

Latest News

Saturday Trail Work Day Changed to Sunday, May 16

Due to the overwhelming interest in the chainsaw training course and the fact that a chunk of our regular trail workers will be attending that class, we have to change the trail work day to Sunday. Please meet at the Gateway…
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Amazing work day on Bear Springs

Twenty-eight volunteers showed up to cut new trail on Bear Springs on Saturday! There were regulars, new people, and very eager teenagers. We created a long segment of trail. One more work day like this and we’ll connect down to the…
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Mount Shasta Trail Association creates new trails in the Mount Shasta area, maintains existing ones, and helps conserve the natural resources that make these trails such an attraction. We also advocate for preserving and expanding access to local hiking, biking and equestrian trails.

Want to help? Support the MSTA with a donation. You can also subscribe to our email list to be notified of Trail Team volunteer opportunities, MSTA news and other updates: