The Great Shasta Rail Trail

A scenic multi-use 80 mile trail between McCloud and Burney

Trail Access Points Identified

You are invited to enjoy non-motorized recreation on the trail.  You can download a map of the trail here https://greatshastarailtrail.org/about/trail-map, and use the list below to help you locate easy access points: From McCloud (at Broadway) – (1) At Pilgrim Creek Road – proceed 3 miles east on highway 89, turn left onto Pilgrim Creek […]

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PG&E will bring trucks to the trail

Head’s up Shasta County trail users:  The Great Shasta Rail Trail Association has granted a temporary construction easement to PG&E so that they may access their property to remove scrap railroad ties.  This work will occur on a parcel of land between Clark Creek Road (north) at Cayton to the Lake Britton Ramp Road (Jamo […]

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RED IS TURNING GREEN ON TRAIL MAP

The major trail milestone in 2016 was opening the portion of trail from Pilgrim Creek Road to Esperanza Road.  New trail decking on the Mud Creek Bridge enables users to safely cross the creek.  Opening this two-mile section gives a continuous 28 miles of recreational opportunity – Pilgrim Creek Road east to Bartle Wye, then […]

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Men working on bridge

Engineering Inspections Begin

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014 the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA) and the Volcanic Legacy Community Partnership (VLCP) signed an agreement with Schlumpberger Consulting Engineers (SCE) of Mount Shasta to conduct engineering inspections on the proposed Great Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT).

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Brandt Case and the GSRT

Details on the Supreme Court case involving a rails-to-trails project (the Brandt case) and how its relevance to the Great Shasta Rail Trail Project (GSRT).

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Save Burney Falls Directs Web Visitors to GSRT

Deciding that the mission of the organization had been accomplished, the Board of Directors of Save Burney Falls elected a new Board of Directors.  The new Board adopted an expanded mission and purpose and re-named the organization “Great Shasta Rail Trail Association.”

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Great Shasta Rail Trail Association is Formed

The Core Team of the Great Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT) announces the formation of the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA). The Board of Directors of the new non-profit organization met Friday, June 28, 2013, elected officers, appointed committees, began arrangements for financial management, and set the date for the next meeting.

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ASLA Assists Trail Planning

On Saturday, February 9th, two California chapters of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) hosted a day-long design workshop focusing on a variety of design challenges on the Great Shasta Rail Trail.

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