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The Best Hiking in Lakehead-Lakeshore

Looking for the best hiking in Lakehead-Lakeshore? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lakehead-Lakeshore. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Lakehead-Lakeshore

  • Shasta County, California

    Backbone Ridge Trail

    17.92 mi / 3802 ft gain
    Backbone Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lakehead, California.
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  • O'Brien, California

    Bailey Cove Loop Trail

    2.75 mi / 692 ft gain
    Bailey Cove Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Shasta Lake, California.
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  • Shasta County, California

    Waters Gulch Loop Trail

    3.3 mi / 830 ft gain
    Waters Gulch Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lakehead, California.
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  • Castella, California

    Hazel Creek Road

    8.03 mi / 620 ft gain
    Hazel Creek Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Castella, California.
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  • Redding, California

    Houseboat Lake Shasta

    1 mi / 1 ft gain
    Lake Shasta sits at the foot of infamous Mt Shasta, past the major Northern California city of Redding. From the Bay Area you can count on at least a 3.5 hour drive to get to waters edge, but the drive goes by quickly just cruising on HWY 5. There are multiple Marinas on Shasta but the largest is...
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  • Redding, California

    Clikapudi Bay and Creek

    7.18 mi / 984 ft gain
    Clikapudi Bay and Creek is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Shasta Lake, California.
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  • Redding, California

    Flanagan and Chamise Peak Trail

    4.64 mi / 906 ft gain
    Flanagan and Chamise Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Redding, California.
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  • 20022 Castle Creek Road, California

    Castle Crags Trail

    6.77 mi / 2638 ft gain
    Castle Crags Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Castella, California.
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  • Castella, California

    Burstarse Falls via PCT from Dog Trailhead

    4.93 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Burstarse Falls via PCT from Dog Trailhead is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Castella, California.
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  • Castella, California

    Hike Crags Trail to Castle Dome

    4.4
    5.1 mi / 2135 ft gain
    One of the gems in the Shasta area, Castle Crags. You can spot these dramatic granite towers from a distance and their jagged formations beckon climbers and hikers alike. Imagine a slice of the Dolomites plucked out of Italy and placed in Northern California. Crags Trail to Castle Dome winds up t...
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  • Shasta County, California

    PCT: CA Section P - Highway 5 to Etna Summit

    97 mi / 16519 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section P - Highway 5 to Etna Summit is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Castella, California.
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  • Castella, California

    Squaw Valley Creek Trail

    8.84 mi / 1365 ft gain
    Squaw Valley Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Castella, California.
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Hike to Boulder Lakes

    3.9 mi / 859 ft gain
    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 further in two directions. Mosquitos can be a problem, ...
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  • Round Mountain, California

    Explore Potem Falls

    3.7
    0.5 mi
    Park in the pull-out on Fenders Ferry Road. There you will find the Potem Falls trailhead. The hike is only 0.5 miles long--you'll likely spend more time enjoying the falls than getting there! Bring your swim gear if you want to jump in the pool. Trail is dog friendly and open March-October. 
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Camp at Hayward Flat on Trinity Lake

    We drove all around Trinity Lake and this was the best campground we found! Located right on Trinity Lake you will find Hayward Flat Campground.  From Weaverville California you will follow highway 3 north about 20 miles. Then take a right on Hayward Flat road two miles. Boom, you are there.  The...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Eleanor and Shimmy Lakes

    6.12 mi / 1703 ft gain
    Eleanor and Shimmy Lakes is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Trinity Center, California.
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