Home Page

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


A previous post reported that Tom Ravizza (one of MSTA’s most ardent supporters) had spent hundreds of hours building detailed, themed birdhouses and then donated them to MSTA. Kendra Bainbridge, owner of Raven Tree wild bird and nature shop, then graciously…
Read More

MSTA End-of-Year Newsletter

Since the annual meeting was cancelled and we don’t know when we’ll be able to have another, it seems like a good idea to catch you up on the year’s happenings via newsletter. MSTA Board: Debbie Derby, John Harch, Lynda Hardy,…
Read More

Birdhouses on sale to benefit MSTA

Tom Ravizza is a very busy guy who always needs a project in order to prevent spontaneous self-combustion. He has created about 20 custom birdhouses while locked down and has donated them to Raven Tree wild bird and nature shop. They…
Read More

Support MSTA

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: