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Where is Trinity National Forest located?

How big is Shasta-Trinity National Forest?

The STNF is the largest National Forest in California, encompassing 2.2 million acres with over 6,278 miles of streams and rivers. It ranges from 1,000 in elevation (Shasta Lake and its general area) to the spectacular Mt. Shasta with its impressive elevation of 14,179 feet.

Can you camp anywhere in Shasta?

At Shasta and Trinity Lakes visitors can camp along the shore. Some areas are restricted such as a bald eagle nesting sites, but even so there are several hundred miles where shoreline camping is permitted. Dispersed camping is not permitted on Lewiston Lake.

Is Mount Shasta open?

We are open & operating (with precautions) - Shasta Mountain Guides.

Are dogs allowed in Shasta-Trinity National Forest?

Dogs: Not permitted due to wilderness regulations. Directions to trail access at Bunny Flat Trailhead: From the Mt. Shasta Ranger Station, head east on Alma Street (toward the Mountain).

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What state is Shasta-Trinity National Forest in?

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is the largest National Forest in California with a diverse landscape ranging from 1,000 feet to 14,162 feet. The Forest encompasses five wilderness areas, hundreds of mountain lakes and 6,278 miles of streams and rivers.

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What kind of bears are in Mount Shasta?

Black Bear

They range throughout the Shasta-Trinity, and because they are omnivorous, will eat just about anything… berries, fish, grubs, grass, even your breakfast bacon and your deodorant!

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What religion did the Shasta tribe follow?

Shastan villages, dwellings, and communal sweat houses were similar to those of other tribes in the region, though Shastan men were inclined to put up their own individual sweat houses in addition to the communal structure. Shastan religion centred on guardian spirits and shamanism.

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Why is it called Shasta-Trinity?

Early explorers, miners, and settlers did not find the mouth of the New River until sometime after much of the surrounding area had been discovered. The search for gold along the Trinity River eventually led to the discovery of this “new” river, and it has retained its name ever since.

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Are fires allowed at Shasta Lake?

Areas exempted from these fire restrictions include the shorelines of Shasta Lake, Trinity Lake and Iron Canyon Reservoir that are at least 50 feet from any flammable vegetation and within 10 feet of the water's edge.Jul 18, 2018

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Is Shasta Lake open?

Note: Currently the Shasta Lake Ranger Station is closed to the public during the COVID-19 outbreak and the California Shelter in Place order. Check the daily lake level report (posted by the Bureau of Reclamation at Shasta Dam). Fisherman's Point Day Use Area is closed nightly to vehicles from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.

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Do California state parks have showers?

They are developed campsites with amenities that vary from park to park, and may include fire pits or fire rings, picnic tables, showers, a water supply, and a cleared area for your tent. ... Campers may stay in the same park up to 30 nights in a calendar year.

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Can you drive around Mt Shasta?

Mount Shasta is the most popular attraction. You can view the mountain best by taking the “scenic drive” which is 14 miles long and takes about 30 minutes driving time each way.

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Can you visit Mt Shasta right now?

Most of the National Forest lands on the Mt. Shasta and McCloud Ranger districts are open for dispersed camping, but there are four notable exceptions. There is NO open or dispersed camping within a 5 mile radius of the City of Mt. Shasta.

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Is Mount Shasta still an active volcano?

Mt. Shasta is an active volcano that has erupted at least once per 800 years for the past 10,000 years, with an increased eruption frequency of about once per 250 years over the past 750 years. The region around Mt. Shasta is susceptible to lava and pyroclastic flows, lahars (mudflows), avalanches, and earthquakes.May 19, 2018

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