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Best trails in Castella

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Looking for a great trail near Castella, California? AllTrails has 13 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Castle Crags State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lake Siskiyou (Siskiyou County Flood Control District) or Mount Shasta City Park. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Castella ranging from 2.7 to 8.8 miles and from 2,093 to 6,807 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Castella
Top trails (13)
#1 - Castle Dome Trail
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 5 h 14 m
Castle Dome Trail is a 8.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#2 - Castle Crags Trail
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 40 m
Castle Crags Trail is a 7.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking and rShow more
#3 - PCT: CA Section P - Highway 5 to Etna Summit
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 95.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
PCT: CA Section P - Highway 5 to Etna Summit is a 95.7 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Castella, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. ThShow more
#4 - 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
#5 - Root Creek Trail
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Root Creek Trail is a 4.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#6 - Castle Crags Vista Point
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Castle Crags Vista Point is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#7 - Upper Sacramento River Trail
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 56 m
Upper Sacramento River Trail is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that features hot springs and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#8 - Echo Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 1 m
Echo Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#9 - Vista Point Trail
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 43 m
Vista Point Trail is a 1.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Castella, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily Show more
#10 - Indian Creek Loop
Castle Crags State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 24 m
Indian Creek Loop is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Castella, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used forShow more
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