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Best trails in Shasta-Trinity National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California? AllTrails has 57 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 28 moderate trails in Shasta-Trinity National Forest ranging from 1.6 to 23.5 miles and from 1,158 to 9,025 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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The Shasta National Forest is a federally designated forest in northern California, USA. It is the largest National Forest in California and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service.

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#1 - McCloud Waterfall Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
McCloud Waterfall Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mccloud, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#2 - Four Lakes Loop
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 18.4 mi • Est. 11 h 28 m
Four Lakes Loop is a 18.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lewiston, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bShow more
#3 - Black Butte
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
DANGEROUS CONDITION: The Black Butte Trail is one of the oldest and most well used National Forest trails near Mt Shasta. Unfortunately, because of the severe reduction of trail maintenance funding iShow more
#4 - Ney Springs & Faery Falls
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 42 m
Ney Springs & Faery Falls is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Shasta, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more
#5 - Mount Eddy Trail via PCT at Parks Creek
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
Remote alpine lakes and a spectacular mountain summit, perfect for a long day hike or backpacking adventure. Mount Eddy might be the highest peak in the Klamath Mountains but barely anyone notices siShow more
#6 - Castle Lake Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 32 m
Castle Lake Trail is a 9.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Dunsmuir, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#7 - Mount Eddy Trail via Deadfall Lakes Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 13 m
This hike up to Mount Eddy leaves from the Deadfall Meadow Trailhead.Show more
#8 - Helen Lake
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 4 h 58 m
Helen Lake is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mccloud, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#9 - Burstarse Falls via PCT from Dog Trailhead
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Burstarse Falls via PCT from Dog Trailhead is a 5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#10 - Waters Gulch Loop Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Waters Gulch Loop Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lakehead, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
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