Castle Peak Hike Castle Peak Route Castle Peak Trail Heart Lake Hike Shasta-Trinity National Forest California
The short hike from Castle Lake to Heart Lake explores a scenic part of Shasta-Trinity National Forest near Mount Shasta. The fun doesn't need to stop once you reach that endearing lake. Hike off trail up a ridge from Heart Lake to a summit with extraordinary views that has been given the unofficial name of Castle Peak. You will feel like royalty when you stand on this mountaintop, taking... Read more.
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Tagged with · Klamath Mountains · Lakes · Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Distance: 3.2 miles · Elevation change: 1180 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 11, 2018
Heart Lake Trail Little Castle Lake Trail Heart Lake Hike Shasta-Trinity National Forest California
You are bound to fall in love with the hike to Heart Lake. This pint-sized heart-shaped attraction in the Castle Crags Wilderness of Shasta-Trinity National Forest boasts views of Mount Shasta, Black Butte, and surrounding Klamath Mountains. The hike to Heart Lake begins from a trailhead at Castle Lake, a larger mountain lake wrapped by pines and granite cliffs. For a two-lake trek, you can... Read more.
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Tagged with · Klamath Mountains · Lakes · Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Distance: 2.9 miles · Elevation change: 645 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 11, 2018
Antlers Campground Shasta-Trinity National Forest Shasta Lake Camping
Below pines and oaks beside Shasta Lake, you'll find Antlers Campground. The campground is conveniently located just off Interstate 5 between Redding and Mount Shasta, but you won't hear much freeway noise (actually you'll hear more noise from jet skies and boaters enjoying the Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake). The shaded campground is spread out on a series of loops over level terrain that... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: January 2, 2018
Bailey Cove Trail Shasta Lake Hike Shasta-Trinity National Forest California
Bailey Cove Trail follows an easy path that weaves along the edges of a roughly triangle-shaped peninsula extends into Shasta Lake. A hill rises over the center of the peninsula, which is framed by finger-like coves on two sides. Lake views are present throughout this 3.1-mile hike and are grandest during the second mile. Bailey Cove Trail is fairly level, with just 50 feet of elevation... Read more.
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Tagged with · Lakes · Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Distance: 3.1 miles · Elevation change: 50 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 23, 2017
Castle Dome hike Crags Trail Indian Springs Castle Crags State Park Castle Crags Wilderness
Spectacular granite peaks known as the Castle Crags tower over Castle Crags State Park in Northern California. This dramatic enclave of peaks is largely inaccessible to hikers, but you'll get a great taste of the Castle Crags on Crags Trail, which climbs to the foot of Castle Dome, a 4,996-foot granite dome that looks plucked from the Sierra. Although Crags Trail stops below the summit of... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 23, 2017