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Shasta, California

Shasta, California is a great destination for outdoor adventurers. From top trails to scenic viewpoints, there are plenty of must-visit activities in and near the area. Hiking, camping, fishing, and biking are some of the best activities to explore. Visitors can also take a drive to the Shasta Lake and enjoy the stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Nature lovers can take a short drive to the Lassen Volcanic National Park and explore the volcanic landscape. The area is also a great spot for exploring the great outdoors. With so many activities available, Shasta, California is the perfect destination for an outdoor adventure.

Top Spots in and near Shasta

  • Forks of Salmon, California

    Grizzly Lake via China Gulch Trailhead

    14.6 mi / 5112 ft gain
    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's most amazing and remote alpine wilderness, incl...
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  • Shingletown, California

    Hike the Chaos Crags Trail

    3.8 mi / 915 ft gain
    Manzanita Lake campground is located about 1/2 mile past the Northwest entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park.  The trailhead is located just before the campground sites about 0.1 mile off of the main road and marked with a sign (including a  map) and a few parking spaces.   The trail starts o...
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  • Shasta County, California

    Photograph Lassen Peak

    Located in Northern California, Lassen Volcanic National Park is an astoundingly beautiful, diverse, yet under-appreciated park in the national park system.Manzanita Lake, located at the northwest park entrance, holds the largest campground in the park, and affords a gorgeous, photograph worthy v...
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  • Shasta County, California

    Camp out at Manzanita Lake Cabins in Lassen Volcanic NP

    Deep in the Lassen National Forest is the beautiful and surprisingly one of the least visited National Parks, Lassen Volcanic National Park. On the north entrance of the park, you will find the beautiful Manzanita Lake Cabins and Campground with the gorgeous blue lake in the foreground.  Getting ...
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  • Shingletown, California

    Manzanita Lake Loop

    1.88 mi / 121 ft gain
    Manzanita Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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