Mccloud, CA Trails and Parks

Mccloud has 24 trails in the vicinity, including 18 hiking trails and 3 for off-highway drives. These trails range from 3.2 to 19.3 miles in length. The most popular trails are Squaw Valley Creek Trail, McCloud Waterfalls Trail and Grizzly Peak Trail. Trails.com member Chiara A. recently completed McCloud Waterfalls.
  • McCloud River Waterfalls Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    This trio of robust waterfalls, when surrounded by a blanket of snow, seems extra special and photogenic. Tune into a wild river that teases you with the first waterfall, entices you with the ...
    •  3–4 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This trio of robust waterfalls, when surrounded by a blanket of snow, seems extra special and photogenic. Tune into a wild ...

  • McCloud River's Three Waterfalls

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    McCloud, CA

    Top off your internal batteries with McCloud River water power. Get in tune with a wild river that sports back-to-back-to-back fantastic waterfalls. You’ll also enjoy the scenic stroll’s secluded ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Top off your internal batteries with McCloud River water power. Get in tune with a wild river that sports back-to-back-to-back ...

  • McCloud River

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    McCloud, CA

    This river runs cold and clear with water born from the glaciers of Mount Shasta and Lake McCloud. At times the glacial silt imbues the water column with a handsome green tint (much like you’d ...
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    This river runs cold and clear with water born from the glaciers of Mount Shasta and Lake McCloud. At times the glacial silt ...

  • McCloud River Falls

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    McCloud, CA

    In less than 2 miles, three glorious waterfalls dot this easy hike near McCloud. Each cascade has a unique flavor— one a stout flow into a popular swimming hole, another a wide-mouth guzzle into ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    In less than 2 miles, three glorious waterfalls dot this easy hike near McCloud. Each cascade has a unique flavor— one a ...

  • McCloud Falls

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    McCloud, CA

    This short, easy scenic hike on mostly level terrain, except for a couple of switchbacks and a steep stretch of thirty- two steps to Upper Falls, is a nicely developed little gem for hikers and ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This short, easy scenic hike on mostly level terrain, except for a couple of switchbacks and a steep stretch of thirty- two ...

  • McCloud River Road

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    McCloud, CA

    This short easy trail, suitable for all vehicles in dry weather, gives accesses to the McCloud River at a number of points. Although the trail only takes an hour to drive, it is a perfect trail ...
    •  Easy
    •  1 hour
    •  8.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This short easy trail, suitable for all vehicles in dry weather, gives accesses to the McCloud River at a number of points. ...

  • Grizzly Peak Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    Grizzly Peak’s summit, covered with manzanitas, stands high above the surrounding forests and valleys. However, Mount Shasta dwarfs it because it is nearly twice as high. The trail leaves North ...
    •  Moderate
    •  2.25 hours
    •  19.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Grizzly Peak’s summit, covered with manzanitas, stands high above the surrounding forests and valleys. However, Mount Shasta ...

  • Iron Canyon Reservoir Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    This winding trail in Shasta-Trinity National Forests links two very pretty reservoirs. Both offer boating, developed sites for camping and picnicking, and a variety of fishing opportunities. ...
    •  Easy
    •  1 hour
    •  13.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This winding trail in Shasta-Trinity National Forests links two very pretty reservoirs. Both offer boating, developed sites ...

  • McCloud River Falls

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    McCloud, CA

    This beautiful hike travels along the McCloud River, one of Northern California’s most beautiful, as it passes through a scenic volcanic canyon. The trip is highlighted by the river’s three ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This beautiful hike travels along the McCloud River, one of Northern California’s most beautiful, as it passes through ...

  • South Gate Meadow

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    McCloud, CA

    This spectacular hike traverses the ?anks of majestic Mount Shasta, one of the most massive mountains in America. The trip to South Gate Meadow combines delicate meadows and barren volcanic terrain ...
    •  3 hours
    •  4.8 miles
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    This spectacular hike traverses the ?anks of majestic Mount Shasta, one of the most massive mountains in America. The trip ...

  • Mount Shasta, Hotlum - Wintun Ridge

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    McCloud, CA

    Mount Shasta’s Hotlum–Wintun Ridge is simply one of the best descents in California. It is rare to find a descent of any considerable length, let alone one that drops 7,000 feet, with uniformly ...
    •  2 to 3 days
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Shasta’s Hotlum–Wintun Ridge is simply one of the best descents in California. It is rare to find a descent of any ...

  • McCloud River Preserve

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    McCloud, CA

    This beautiful hike leads through the isolated McCloud River Preserve. The trail hugs the river as it tumbles around large boulders and small cataracts in a deep canyon. The catch is that it ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.0 miles
    •  Guide

    This beautiful hike leads through the isolated McCloud River Preserve. The trail hugs the river as it tumbles around large ...

  • Ash Camp to Ah-Di-Na

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    McCloud, CA

    The hike from Ash Camp to Ah-Di-Na Campground is a pleasantly level section of the Pacific Crest Trail that parallels the McCloud River through a remote and rugged canyon. The river boasts really ...
    •  4 hours
    •  7.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike from Ash Camp to Ah-Di-Na Campground is a pleasantly level section of the Pacific Crest Trail that parallels the ...

  • Squaw Valley Creek

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    McCloud, CA

    The trail along large Squaw Valley Creek is an easy and scenic hike with good access to a beautiful creek in a lovely, wild canyon. In addition to some narrow gorges and large rocks, the hike ...
    •  3.5-5 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail along large Squaw Valley Creek is an easy and scenic hike with good access to a beautiful creek in a lovely, wild ...

  • McCloud River Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    Although the section of the McCloud River Trail that links the three McCloud River waterfalls is very popular, the other 13 miles are among the most obscure trails around Mount Shasta. As it ...
    •  9 hours
    •  15.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Although the section of the McCloud River Trail that links the three McCloud River waterfalls is very popular, the other ...

  • McCloud Falls

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    McCloud, CA

    The McCloud River’s trio of waterfalls are among the most spectacular landmarks in the Mount Shasta area. They are certainly the finest collection of waterfalls around the mountain. The section ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.0 miles
    •  Guide

    The McCloud River’s trio of waterfalls are among the most spectacular landmarks in the Mount Shasta area. They are certainly ...

  • Brewer Creek

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    McCloud, CA

    This fairly easy trail on the rarely seen east side of Mount Shasta offers staggering views of the mountain, two of its largest glaciers, and a beautiful alpine creek. A crosscountry excursion ...
    •  2-5 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This fairly easy trail on the rarely seen east side of Mount Shasta offers staggering views of the mountain, two of its largest ...

  • Clear Creek

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    McCloud, CA

    The trail to the Clear Creek Springs is a wildflower-strewn journey along the rim of spectacular Mud Creek Canyon. With staggering views of Mount Shasta’s soaring towers, the deep canyon, and ...
    •  5 hours
    •  6.0 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail to the Clear Creek Springs is a wildflower-strewn journey along the rim of spectacular Mud Creek Canyon. With staggering ...

  • McCloud Falls

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    McCloud, CA

    A lovely trail through woodland and canyon links three distinctive falls on the McCloud River.
    •  4-5 hours
    •  4.2 miles
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    A lovely trail through woodland and canyon links three distinctive falls on the McCloud River.

  • McCloud Waterfalls

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    McCloud, CA

    To tune in to a wild river boasting a trio of fantastic waterfalls on a hike that’s a piece of cake seems too good to be true
    •  2 hours or overnight
    •  3.2 miles
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    To tune in to a wild river boasting a trio of fantastic waterfalls on a hike that’s a piece of cake seems too good to be ...

  • McCloud Waterfalls

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    McCloud, CA

    McCloud is what you may call a purebred logging town; the McCloud River Lumber Company built the whole town in 1897 and owned pretty much all of it until 1963 when they sold it to another company. ...
    •  .20-5 miles
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    McCloud is what you may call a purebred logging town; the McCloud River Lumber Company built the whole town in 1897 and owned ...

  • McCloud Waterfalls Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    To tune in to a wild river boasting three fantastic waterfalls on a hike that’s a piece of cake seems too good to be true, but that’s what you get with this trek. This trio of exhilarating falls ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    To tune in to a wild river boasting three fantastic waterfalls on a hike that’s a piece of cake seems too good to be true, ...

  • Squaw Valley Creek Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    Simplicity is the basis of greatness, and people who take the time to discover this hike will find something new to cherish each and every time out. Over time, Squaw Valley Creek has sliced the ...
    •  6 hours or overnight
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Simplicity is the basis of greatness, and people who take the time to discover this hike will find something new to cherish ...

  • McCloud River Trail

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    McCloud, CA

    This trail provides access to the McCloud River, which is hard to reach in most places. Keep your eyes peeled, as the area is home to abundant wildlife. Observant—and lucky—hikers can spot mountain ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail provides access to the McCloud River, which is hard to reach in most places. Keep your eyes peeled, as the area ...