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Recommended Routes in Shasta and Cascades - 30

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Favorite Near the middle of the trail down.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Hough Huff and Puff

24.8 mi 39.9 km 4,636' Up 1412.98 m Up 4,620' Down 1408.3 m Down

East Qu…, CA
Favorite Gorgeous views of Mt Shasta.
Intermediate

Gateway Trail Loop

10.6 mi 17.0 km 1,040' Up 317.02 m Up 1,040' Down 316.98 m Down

Mount S…, CA
Favorite Mills Peak Lookout
Intermediate/Difficult

Mills Peak Shuttle Run

9.1 mi 14.7 km 269' Up 81.91 m Up 3,167' Down 965.38 m Down

Portola, CA
Favorite Fast and smooth section of Third Divide Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Johnsville A-Tree to Downieville First Divide

15.5 mi 24.9 km 632' Up 192.51 m Up 4,297' Down 1309.71 m Down

Clio, CA
Favorite Trail divide leading to Bloody Pin Trail (Advanced)
Difficult

Bidwell Park Tour

14.2 mi 22.9 km 1,747' Up 532.5 m Up 1,747' Down 532.57 m Down

Chico, CA
Favorite Lassen from the Lake Almanor Recreation Treail
Easy/Intermediate

Lake Almanor Recreation Trail

9.8 mi 15.8 km 303' Up 92.3 m Up 353' Down 107.58 m Down

Chester, CA
Favorite Trail divide leading to Bloody Pin Trail (Advanced)
Very Difficult

Guardians and South Rim Loop

8.6 mi 13.9 km 1,384' Up 421.91 m Up 1,368' Down 417.05 m Down

Forest…, CA
Favorite The trail is dirt through this section
Intermediate

Bidwell Canyon Out and Back

9.5 mi 15.3 km 708' Up 215.75 m Up 707' Down 215.63 m Down

Orovill…, CA
Favorite South Side SingleTrack
Intermediate

South Side Trail

7.2 mi 11.6 km 883' Up 269.09 m Up 525' Down 160.13 m Down

Susanville, CA

Shasta and Cascades Biking

  • 1,198 Miles 1,929 Kilometers of Trail
  • 29 Recommended Routes
  • 45 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 148 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 43 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Shasta and Cascades - 207

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4.1 mi 6.6 km #1Guardians Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Forest Ranch, CA
4.0 mi 6.4 km #2Mt. Hough 8
Intermediate
East Quincy, CA
Intermediate
East Quincy, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #3Tollgate Trail
Intermediate
East Quincy, CA
Intermediate
East Quincy, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Berry Creek
Difficult
East Quincy, CA
Difficult
East Quincy, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #5Headbanger
Difficult
Shasta, CA
Difficult
Shasta, CA
84.7 mi 136.3 km #6LLTT Modoc Line Rail Trail
Easy
Alturas, CA
Easy
Alturas, CA
37.5 mi 60.4 km #7Crane Mountain National Recreation Trail #161
Difficult
Lakeview, OR
Difficult
Lakeview, OR
2.9 mi 4.6 km #8Lower Sacramento Ditch Trail
Easy
Central Valley (historical), CA
Easy
Central Valley (historical), CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #9Upper Mills Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Portola, CA
1.5 mi 2.3 km #10Blue Lead
Intermediate
Weaverville, CA
Intermediate
Weaverville, CA

Photos of Shasta and Cascades - 255

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A rider gets rad on the jump on French Fry Trail.
Dec 29, 2016 near Shasta, CA
Clouds over Lake Almanor.
Dec 4, 2014 near Chester, CA
Super D artist
Oct 5, 2014 near Susanville, CA
Flyin' on Susanville Super D
Sep 13, 2014 near Susanville, CA
Mills Peak Trail
Jun 4, 2021 near Clio, CA
The bottom (elevation-wise) of Chandler Loop.
May 4, 2021 near East Qu…, CA
Gorgeous views of Mt Shasta.
Jul 25, 2018 near Mount S…, CA
Heart Attack Hill
Dec 6, 2014 near Susanville, CA