There is so much to explore in California’s real north. To help you organize your visit, we’ve separated these recommendations into two sections: Dunsmuir and Greater Mount Shasta.

Dunsmuir Adventures

Hidden gem offering a tranquil escape into nature. A short, scenic hike leads to this 30-foot waterfall, where visitors can enjoy the refreshing mist and the lush surroundings. The waterfall cascades into a shallow pool, creating a serene atmosphere perfect for relaxation and reflection. Hedge Creek Falls is easily accessible, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and hikers of all skill levels.

Offers several hiking trails with varying difficulty levels, including the Crags Trail, which leads to breathtaking views of the granite spires.

A popular hike leading to the beautiful Mossbrae Falls. Please note that this trail is technically on private land, and hikers have, at times, been cited for trespassing.

A picturesque community park offering a range of recreational opportunities for visitors of all ages. The Park features lush green spaces, picnic areas with tables and grills, a playground for children, and scenic views of the surrounding mountains. Tauhindauli Park is a popular spot for family outings, picnics, and leisurely walks. Its peaceful ambiance and beautiful natural setting make it a delightful destination for locals and tourists alike.

A peaceful oasis showcasing a variety of plants and flowers native to the region. Stroll along meandering paths, admire the vibrant colors, and enjoy the serene atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing nature walk.

Mount Shasta Adventures

Mount Shasta, a majestic stratovolcano in Northern California, is the state's second-highest peak. Towering at 14,179 feet, it captivates with its snow-capped summit and lush alpine surroundings. A sacred site for indigenous tribes, it's a haven for hikers, climbers and seekers of natural beauty and spiritual resonance.

Mount Shasta Ski Park is a premier winter sports destination. Nestled near the towering Mount Shasta, it offers a range of ski and snowboard trails for all levels. With stunning alpine scenery and modern amenities, it's a haven for snow enthusiasts seeking adventure and breathtaking views.

McCloud Falls, nestled in California's Shasta-Trinity National Forest, is a trio of captivating waterfalls: Lower, Middle, and Upper Falls. Surrounded by ancient forests, the falls offer serene trails, swimming opportunities, and vibrant wildlife. This natural wonder provides a tranquil escape, perfect for nature lovers and photographers alike.

Lake Siskiyou is a stunning mountain reservoir nestled in the shadow of majestic Mount Shasta. Surrounded by lush forests, it offers a range of outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking and hiking. With its clear waters and scenic vistas, it's a haven for nature enthusiasts and a perfect spot for relaxation.

Castle Lake is a pristine alpine lake situated at the base of towering Mount Shasta. Known for its crystalline waters and panoramic mountain views, it's a popular destination for hiking, swimming and fishing. Surrounded by lush wilderness, it offers a serene retreat for outdoor enthusiasts.

Mount Shasta City Park is a scenic gem at the foot of the iconic Mount Shasta as well as the headwaters of the Sacramento River. This lush park offers picturesque trails, picnic areas and a disc golf course amidst towering trees. With its stunning views and tranquil ambiance, it's a haven for nature lovers and families alike.

The Mount Shasta Museum celebrates the rich history and culture of the region surrounding the iconic Mount Shasta. Exhibits showcase Native American heritage, early settlers and local industries. This small but informative museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the area's past, making it a must-visit for history enthusiasts.

Faery Falls is a hidden gem in the wilderness. Accessible via a scenic hike, this enchanting waterfall offers a tranquil oasis amidst lush forests. The cascading waters and serene surroundings create a magical atmosphere, making it a must-visit for nature lovers seeking a peaceful escape.

Mount Shasta Golf Course offers a picturesque golf experience against the backdrop of the iconic Mount Shasta. This well-maintained course features lush fairways and challenging greens, providing an enjoyable round for players of all levels.

Black Butte is a striking volcanic formation near Mount Shasta. Its distinctive dark lava rock stands out against the landscape. A popular hiking destination, it offers panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness and majestic peaks, making it a must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts and nature admirers.

Mount Eddy is the highest peak in the Trinity Mountains. Part of the Trinity Divide, it boasts spectacular vistas of the Shasta Valley and nearby peaks, including Mount Shasta. Hiking trails lead through lush alpine meadows, offering a pristine wilderness experience for avid hikers and nature enthusiasts.

Food & Drink

Dunsmuir Food & Drink

Café Maddalena is a charming eatery known for its warm atmosphere and delectable Italian-inspired dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients. The menu is complemented by a curated wine list and delightful desserts.

Dunsmuir Brewery Works is a vibrant brewpub serving handcrafted beers brewed on-site, ranging from IPAs to stouts. The brewery offers a casual and inviting atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a pint with friends. Their menu features delicious pub-style food, and live music events are frequently hosted.

All Aboard Espresso, directly across the street from The Angler Lodge, is a charming (and tiny) coffee shop located in a historic train caboose. Serving a variety of beverages and snacks, it offers a unique and very convenient setting for enjoying a cup of coffee.

Bee Kind Café, the newest spot in town, offers artisanal coffee, sweet treats and breakfast items. A visit is highly recommended!

Yaks on the 5 is a beloved local diner offering a wide range of hearty breakfast and lunch options. Known for its friendly service, cozy atmosphere and epic burgers.

Pizza Factory is a casual pizzeria known for its delicious pizzas made with fresh ingredients and homemade sauce. The menu also includes salads, sandwiches and pasta dishes, all served in a family-friendly environment.

The Burger Barn is a local favorite known for its tasty burgers made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The menu also features other comfort foods like sandwiches, salads, and milkshakes.

The Wheelhouse is a cozy restaurant offering a variety of comfort foods and classic American dishes. Known for its friendly service and laid-back atmosphere, it's a great spot for a casual meal with friends or family.

Local grocery store with fresh produce, pantry staples, and friendly service, plus delicious, made-to-order sandwiches. A one-stop shop for everyday needs in Dunsmuir.

Mount Shasta Food & Drink

Immensely popular gastro pub and craft beer bar with some of the best burgers, salads and sandwiches in Mount Shasta. High-energy vibe with indoor and outdoor seating.

Charming local restaurant offering a diverse menu for lunch and dinner. Pastas, pizzas, salads and much more. Delicious cuisine, warm atmosphere and attentive service create a delightful dining experience.

A charming corner coffee shop offering exceptional brews and delicious meals. Cozy atmosphere, friendly service, and a perfect spot for breakfast or lunch gatherings.

Nourishing superfood cafe with a diverse menu of nutrient-rich meals. Vibrant, health-conscious atmosphere for guilt-free indulgence and balanced nutrition.

Mashup of sausage house and quaint Mexican street food shack. Serves tacos, quesadillas, sausages, bratwurst and more. Vibrant, casual atmosphere for great taste on-the-go.

Sister shop to the one in Dunsmuir, a local grocery store with fresh produce, pantry staples, and friendly service, plus delicious, made-to-order sandwiches. A one-stop shop for everyday needs in Mount Shasta.

Fly Fishing

Ted Fay Fly Shop

An idyllic pastime, fly fishing is a wondrous way to explore nature and find yourself. The Angler Lodge is ideally located with convenient access to every major fishing spot in the region, including the Upper Sacramento River, McCloud River, Lake Siskiyou and beyond.


As a starting point for any fishing experience, we recommend that our guests connect with Bob Grace, owner of the legendary Ted Fay Fly Shop just a few minutes away. Bob can introduce our guests to fishing guides, provide fishing licenses, and help ensure our guests are in compliance with local fishing regulations. Bob’s unmatched knowledge and humor are well worth the visit!

Phone: (530) 235-2969

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