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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

SISSON CALLAHAN WORK DAY

Many thanks to the 12 volunteers who drove out North Shore Rd., hiked up the SC Trail, and worked the trail tread to fill holes and improve drainage. That trail is a lot longer than you think. We finished most of…
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UPDATE ON SISSON CALLAHAN WORK DAY TOMORROW:

For those of you on the fence about joining us tomorrow morning, we won’t be driving up the long, rough road to the Sisson Callahan Trail like 2 weeks ago. Instead, we’ll drive up North Shore Road and access the lower…
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PROPOSED WORK ON TRAIL FROM CASTLE LAKE TO HEART LAKE

Castle Lake is one of the true gems of south Siskiyou County. This swimming, hiking, and kayaking destination has become extremely popular. It has pristine, deep waters, majestic rock formations, and scenic trails to several other lakes, including Heart Lake with…
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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: