Mount Shasta, CA 96067The Shasta-Trinity area of California is one of the state's best kept secrets. Altogether, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest encompasses 2.1 million acres that includes five wilderness areas, hundreds of mountain lakes and 1,800 miles of streams.
Siskiyou County is where Mount Shasta is located and offers many activities for the outdoors enthusiast.
For example, you can go canoeing at Tule Lake, Upper Klamath and Klamath Marsh Refuges. Destination resorts offer the chance to pamper yourself in the wilderness. Enjoy the history of the upper Sacramento River.
You can also enjoy pack trips into the wilderness areas, or visit parks such as the Lava Beds National Monument. Or visit the Medicine Lake Highlands, the largest identified volcano in California. Stream fishing is superb in many parts of the Shasta-Trinity area. Hiking opportunities are endless.
Mount Shasta and the recreation areas nearby beckon visitors from all across the country -- especially those who appreciate the Great Outdoors.