Top Adventures in Callahan

  • Hike Fox Creek and Mavis Lakes

    The Fox Creek and Mavis Lakes Trail is great for finding tranquility and solitude. Dogs and horses are allowed on this trail. If you want to spend the night, free wilderness permits are required. Campfire permits are required for fires and camp st...

    7.8 miles 1637 ft gain

  • Hike the Tangle Blue Lake Trail

    The Tangle Blue Lake Trail runs alongside a creek, and the trail leads right through Messner's cabin site. The hike goes through lush, green meadows. When you get to the lake, be weary of mud on the east side. The lake is gorgeous and warm enough ...

    6.1 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Hike the Fen Trail at Kangaroo Lake

    The Fen Trail around Kangaroo Lake is a beautiful secluded camping and hiking area in the Klamath Forest of Northern California. It connects to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), where you can hike up through Oregon and Washington to Canada, or south ...

  • Hike to Stoddard Lake

    The trail is a bit rocky, so wear sturdy hiking boots or trail runners. While your elevation gain is only 800 total, you will travel upwards of 1,982ft in elevation given the ups and downs of the trail. At mile 1.75, there is a spring that feeds i...

    8 miles 1982 ft gain

  • Hike to the Etna Mountain Summit

    To start off, you're going to want to navigate to the Etna Summit Trailhead (5956 ft). There's a small parking lot off to the side and we did not need any passes for our overnight trip. Since the summit isn't the main destination for many people i...

    6 miles

  • Hike or Backpack the Dead Falls Lake Trail

    The Dead Falls Lake Trail is perfect for families, dog, and all adventurers. In the spring and summer, there are gorgeous and abundant wildflowers. There is a perfect lunch spot at Deadfall Lake.  Close to the gargantuan Shasta, Mount Eddy is the ...

    8.1 miles 1358 ft gain

  • Hike to the Caribou Lakes, Shasta-Trinity Alps

    Hike through the most majestic and unforgettable mountain ranges, alpine terrains, glacier lakes outside of the Sierra Nevada in Northern California. Yes, it's a long drive there and a lengthy hike, but if you have any doubts about whether this is...

    16 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Hike to Boulder Lakes

    The upper lake (Little Boulder) is warm and perfect for swimming later in the summer. There are fairly large trout in this lake. The lower lake is bigger and has an abundance of campsites. If you want a bit more solitude, the trail continues furth...

    3.9 miles 859 ft gain

  • Backpack to Grizzly Lake

    Grizzly Lake is in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. The lake is know for its brilliant waterfall flowing from the lake's surface straight off the side of a cliff and roughly 600 feet down to the meadow below. Grizzly lake is located in some of America...

    14 miles

  • Hike to Heart Lake in the Klamath Mountains

    Scenes like this are rarely so accessible. Heart Lake is nestled in a bowl below Castle Peak, on the edge of the Castle Crags Wilderness just west of I-5 and the city of Mt. Shasta. The parking lot and trailhead are both located on the shore of Ca...

    2.2 miles 600 ft gain

  • Backpack to Bear Basin and The Four Lakes Loop

    Day 1 Swift Creek Trail Head to Bear BasinThe trip begins at the Swift Creek trailhead in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Permits are very easy to get, just stop by the Ranger station in Weaverville, CA. They are free and can be self-issued in front ...

    30.1 miles

  • Backpack Swift Creek

    After the first set of switchbacks, you'll emerge in Mumford Meadows. A few switchbacks later and you'll be stunned by the huge granite cliffs. There some great spots to camp - if you cross the stream (perfect for filtering water) you'll find some...

    18.1 miles 3769 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Unnamed Road

      Alpine View Campground

      Overview Alpine View Campground is located in the Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area at an elevation of 2,400 feet. This facility is a great choice for children...

    • Fh 903

      Carter Meadows Horse Group

      Overview The Carter Meadows Horse Group Campground lies at the southern edge of the Klamath National Forest on the South Fork of the Salmon River. Designed for large groups with horses, the camp's ...

    • Trinity Center, California

      Mary Smith Campground

      Overview Mary Smith Campground is located off County Road 105, two miles north of the town of Lewiston, CA. This campground offers excellent fishing and tent camping. This campground was picked a...

    • Trinity Center, California

      Trinity Lake KOA

    • Mount Shasta, California

      Mount Shasta City KOA

    • Mount Shasta, California

      LOGE Mt. Shasta

      Outdoor Community Spaces After washing and tuning your bike for tomorrow’s ride, sit out on the lawn for live music with a view of Mt. Shasta. Grab the grillables and cook for the whole crew or chi...

      From $119/night

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