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, 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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Early Giving Starts November 14th

Early giving for North State Giving Tuesday begins on Tuesday November 14th.  Scheduling donations in advance of the one-day event is new – the actual event is held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving – November 28th this year.  The Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA) is one of many participating non-profit organizations.  We’re hoping that […]

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Rev up your internal engine to support your trail – the Great Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT) – where you and hundreds of kindred users enhance your healthy, active lifestyle.  Local, rural communities benefit too when participants use local services. The GSRT opened in 2015 and there remains a lot of work to be done.  Some […]

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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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2016 McCloud Bike-toberfest to Benefit GSRT

The McCloud Chamber of Commerce and the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association announced that the 2016 McCloud Bike-toberfest will be held September 24, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  As in previous years, registration for this event will benefit the Great Shasta Rail Trail.  Claudette Silvera, President of the Chamber of Commerce, said that the Chamber recognizes that the […]

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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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