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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

Be Aware of Local Activities in Our Forest

McBride Timber Sales to Resume The Shasta-McCloud Management Unit, of the Shasta-Trinity NF, is announcing that timber harvest operations have begun on two plantation thinning contracts located north of the town of Mount Shasta off the Everitt Memorial Highway.       The…

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That’s Not A Trucker Hat! Debbie Derby is retiring from the Mount Shasta Trail Association Board after 13 years of service, and boy will we miss her! Debbie was part of the formation of MSTA. In 1989, founder and then-president Tom…

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Gaylin Rezek Joins MSTA Board of Directors

Gaylin, When Not Globetrotting! The Mount Shasta Trail Association is pleased to announce that Gaylin Rezek has joined its Board of Directors. Gaylin has a master’s degree in Arts Administration from UCLA. She started her own business in Los Angeles and…

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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: