Best trails in Mount Shasta Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Shasta Wilderness, California? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, views trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Mount Shasta Wilderness ranging from 3.5 to 9.2 km and from 1,173 to 2,574 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (14)
#1 - Mount Shasta via Avalanche Gulch Route
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 16.6 km • Est. 8 h 58 m
An epic two day ascent of a 14,000ft California Volcano. This is the standard route up from Bunny Flats with an overnight at the campsites near Lake Helen. From there you ascend up the face and then Show more
#2 - McCloud Middle Falls Short Hike
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 1.1 km • Est. 24 m
McCloud Middle Falls Short Hike is a 1.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mccloud, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#3 - South Gate Trail via Gray Butte and The Gate Trail
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 2 h 17 m
As of August 2019, hikers report the road still closed at Bunny Flat. You may walk up the road to the trailhead.Show more
#4 - Bunny Flat to Panther Meadow
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 5.6 km • Est. 1 h 46 m
Bunny Flat to Panther Meadow is a 5.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Shasta, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. Show more
#5 - Clear Creek Route to Mount Shasta
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 26.9 km • Est. Multi-day
There is a trail most of the way up until about 1500 feet below the summit. From there it's a scree scramble. When you get to the headwall, about 200 feet below the summit, fan to the right of the walShow more
#6 - Pluto’s Cave
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 1.1 km • Est. 18 m
Please note: Pets are not allowed inside the cave.Show more
#7 - Clear Creek Trail
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 9.2 km • Est. 3 h 38 m
Clear Creek Trail is a 9.2 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mccloud, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#8 - Mount Shasta Summit via Hotlum Bolam Ridge Route
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 20.4 km • Est. 9 h 59 m
The Hotlum Bolum Route is a great route because there are very few people and the route has lots of different sections for variation. The climb begins in earnest at about 11K when you get on the edge Show more
#9 - Haystack Butte
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 3.5 km • Est. 1 h 11 m
Haystack Butte is a 3.5 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Weed, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#10 - Sand Flat Road
Mount Shasta Wilderness
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Length: 5.1 km • Est. 1 h 34 m
There are two roads into and out of Sand Flat (The lower from near Red Fir Flat and the upper from below Bunny Flat). Both are signed and lightly maintained forest service roads (41N60 and 41N57) andShow more
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