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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

Trail Work Day on June 1, 2024

National Trails Day Volunteer EventSaturday, June 1stJoin in a day of community stewardship of our trails!  We’ll work on a new trail and trailhead, followed by a complimentary lunch at Shastice Park and a shuttle ride courtesy of Shasta GravityThe US Forest Service,…

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Roadway Warning Signs Installed

Seven of us showed up yesterday to install the warning and crossing signs on Road 31 (upper section of Old McCloud Rd.) where Gateway Trails cross or will cross the roadway. Chris Marrone graciously provided the heavy equipment to drive 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: