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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

Volunteers needed for Grinduro Race

The Siskiyou Outdoor Recreation Alliance is one of MSTA’s “sister organizations” because they promote many of the same activities and events that we do and are focused, obviously, on outdoor recreation. They have a massive event coming up from Sept. 15-19 …
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St. Barnabas Trail Cleared

A dozen volunteers showed up on a cool, cloudy (and sometimes sprinkly) morning to remove the 5-foot high weeds covering the St. Barnabas Trail. Armed with power tools and rakes, the big, eager group made short work of the overgrowth. We …
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Reclaiming St. Barnabas Trail from overgrowth

We could still use a few helpers at St. Barnabas (701 Lassen Lane, MS 96067) tomorrow morning, Tuesday, July 27 at 9 am to remove weeds that have totally obscured the trail. We have power tools and rakes. Hope to see …
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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: