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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.

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If you’d like to have a say in the naming of the new Gateway Trails, go to this website created by Bike Shasta and vote. There are several options for each trail. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNT77H3sUYOP1KvYFHxTiorZHvdWmeyVusMyiibfKLRXGpUw/viewform?usp=sf_link
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Trail Challenge Treasure Hunt #6

To begin your search for the sixth trail treasure, travel up the mountain looking for a the trailhead that is named for a large wild feline. The treasure will be found in a tract of moist low lying land. This plant …
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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: