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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.

Giving Tuesday: Early Giving is Now Open!

If you are eager to support us, you can participate in Giving Tuesday early!  Click here to donate, or mark your calendar for Giving Tuesday on November 28. 

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Support Trails This Giving Tuesday

It has been an extraordinary year for the Trail Association as we expand the Gateway Trail system. We still need your help to get all 46 miles of new trail and 5 trailheads across the finish line! Please consider donating to…

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Giving Tuesday – Open for Early Donations!

Giving Tuesday – the Trail Association’s only fund raising effort – is Tuesday November 28th. However, to beat the rush you can make your donation any time from now up through the 28th. For more information on all the great work…

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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: