Wilderness

The Mt. Shasta Wilderness

The Mt Shasta Wilderness is found at various elevations around Mt Shasta. Due to the high elevation and alpine environment of this wilderness area, special restrictions and regulations apply. A California Campfire permit is required for any open flame or the use of a pressurized cook stove. Day users and overnight campers need to call the Mt Shasta Ranger Station at (530) 926-4511 for current conditions, climbing information, as well as various wilderness regulations.

The Castle Crags Wilderness

The Castle Crags Wilderness is found west of I-5 near Castella. No wilderness permit is needed to visit the Castle Crags Wilderness, however a California Campfire permit is required for any open flame or the use of a pressurized cook stove. For more information regarding the Castle Crags Wilderness, please call the Mt Shasta Ranger Station, at (530) 926-4511.

The Trinity Alps Wilderness

The Trinity Alps Wilderness is the largest wilderness area on the Shasta-Trinity. A Wilderness Permit is required to stay overnight in this wilderness. Permits are available at various wilderness trailheads as well as both the Weaverville and Shasta Lake Ranger Stations. For more information regarding the Trinity Alps Wilderness, please call the Weaverville Ranger Station, at (530) 623-2121.

The Chanchelulla Wilderness

The Chanchelulla Wilderness is the smallest wilderness area on the forest and is located north of the town of Platina, CA. No wilderness permit is needed to visit this wilderness area, however a California Campfire permit is required for any open flame or the use of a pressurized cook stove. For more information regarding the Chanchelulla Wilderness, please call the 
Yolla-Bolla Ranger Station, at (530) 352-4211.

The Yolla-Bolla Middle Eel Wilderness

The Yolla-Bolla Middle Eel Wilderness area is located south of the town of Platina and is managed by both the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and the Mendocino National Forest. No wilderness permit is needed to visit this wilderness area, however a California Campfire permit is required for any open flame or the use of a pressurized cook stove. For more information regarding the Yolla-Bolla Middle Eel Wilderness, please call the Yolla-Bolla Ranger Station, at (530) 352-4211.





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