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Getting There: Mount Shasta is located near Interstate 5, just south of California’s northern border. Access from Washington, Oregon and California is via I-5. Alternatively, access from Oregon and Washington to the north is also available via Highway 97. From Reno, California, access is also available via Highway 89. Airline access is available at San Francisco Airport (295 miles), Redding Airport (65 miles), and Reno Airport (250 miles). Call Mount Shasta Visitor Center for other travel information (530-926-4865). See this magazine’s Airlines and Autos pages for web links and phone numbers for the major airlines and car rental agencies.

Courtesy: Mount Shasta Chamber of Commerce

Dunsmuir Visitor's Center 1-800-DUNSMUIR; McCloud Business and Professional Assn., 530-964-3113; Mount Shasta Visitor's Center, 530-926-4865; Weed Chamber of Commerce, 530-938-4624.

Personal favorites include:
McCloud-Stoney Brook Inn, 800-369-6118; McCloud Hotel, 800-964-2823;
McCloud River Inn, 800-261-7831;
Dunsmuir-Oak Tree Inn, 530-235-2884;
Mount Shasta City-Strawberry Valley Inn, 530-926-2052.

Camping and RV parks:
Call the town visitor centers at the above numbers, the Shasta Ranger Station, 530-926-4511, or McCloud Ranger District, 530-964-2184.

Dunsmuir-Café Maddalena, 530-235-2140; McCloud-Raymond's Ristorante, 530-964-2099, Briarpatch, 530-964-2700; Mount Shasta-Trinity Café, 530-926-6200, Lily's, 530-926-3372.

Adventure Activities:

River Rafting:
Turle River Rafting company, raft@turleriver.com 530-926-3223;
River Dancers, rafting@riverdancers.com, 800-926-5002;
Living Waters Recreation, email: raft@livingwatersrec.com;
Cutting Edge Adventures, 530-926-4647;
Wilderness Adventures 530-926-6282.

Hot Air Ballooning:
Shasta Valley Balloons, balloons@inreach.com, 530-926-3612.

Mount Shasta Ski Park:
530-926-8600, 1-800-SKI-SHASTA, 530-926-8610 Ski Park Lodge, www.skipark.com.

Mount Shasta's Scenic Tours:
Jack Trout Guide Service 530-926-4540, http://www.jacktrout.com

McCloud Flyfishing Adventures 530-964-2533, ricmcfly@myaccess.net;
Angler's Edge 530-926-1965, ffisher460@telis.org.,
Jack Trout 530-926-4540, jtrout@inreach.com.

Train Excursions:
Shasta Sunset Dinner Train and Open Air Railway, 800-733-2141

Useful Books:
The Mount Shasta Book
(by Andy Selters and Michael Zanger, Wilderness Press),
Shasta Mountain Guides (530-926-3117),
Northern California Handbook by Kim Weir (ISBN 0-918373-84-0), and
Mount Shasta, Where Heaven and Earth Meet (Earth Heart, Box 7, Mount Shasta, CA 96067, www.eheart.com).

Useful Web Site:

Mount Shasta Chamber of Commerce

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