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Best things to do in Siskiyou County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Burney Falls is an incredible site to see! It's only 29 miles from the cabins!”
26 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Mount Shasta Ski Park has amazing mountain bike trails in the summer and quaint park skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Rates are surprisingly inexpensive, and it is small enough to not get (too) lost in. Great for kiddos to learn to ski/board. ”
20 locals recommend
National Park
“A series of 3 stunning falls (upper, middle, and lower) along the McCloud River. Drive to lookout points at each falls or make it a hike by heading down the trail connecting all 3. Be sure to stop by the charming town of McCloud on your way back!”
19 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“A highly rated restaurant, right here in Dunsmuir, serving up fresh Mediterranean dishes from a seasonally changing menu. Visit their website for a sample menu. Reservations recommended!”
23 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Warm water great for peaceful beauty surrounding a classic water experience. Free.”
17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Berryvale is a Mount Shasta institution. Hang out here long enough and you will be bound to have some fascinating encounters! The go-to place for health foods, you can stock up on supplies. It has a wonderful deli bar, smoothies, salads, wonderful rice and beans, teas and coffees. You can enjoy your food or drink in the attached eating area, watching community life. As”
28 locals recommend
Lake
“Castle Lake is a glacial lake located in the Trinity Mountains, in Siskiyou County of northern California. It is west of Mount Shasta City and Mount Shasta peak. The outlet of the lake drains into Castle Lake Creek, and then into Lake Siskiyou reservoir, part of the headwaters of the Sacramento River. Nearly all of the lake's 47 acres are within the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Trails lead from Castle Lake into the adjacent Castle Crags Wilderness area, and on to Castle Crags State Park, including trails to Little Castle Lake and Heart Lake Fishing, camping, and hiking are also available at or near the lake.”
21 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The brewery offers a variety of rotating beers made on sight, as well as a fantastic menu. Enjoy lunch or dinner and a brew on the patio in the summer months, or cozy up to the bar in the winter. Cheers!”
20 locals recommend
Bakery
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“It’s a little ways away (45 minutes) but worth it. Fun hiking and waterfalls near by. Amazing, amazing burgers. Their sticky bun is killer. ”
13 locals recommend
Route
“With 28 miles of hiking trails, everyone can enjoy a mild stroll or an invigorating adventure. ”
10 locals recommend
Park
“Just an hour drive to this beautiful park. It’s a bit cooler therefor a nice treat on a hot local day. ”
11 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful and safe place to fill up jars of water to enjoy for the day and to take with you. Free.”
16 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Great place to visit and less than an hour away. For more information, visit our comprehensive web site by searching on "shasta lakeshore retreat". Lori & David Shasta Lakeshore Retreat”
9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Good coffee, delicious cookies and cake, excellent salads and other breakfast and lunch treats. Two outdoor patios, interesting indoor area with WIFI. Can be busy! Relax and enjoy...you are on vacation!”
12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A friendly and lively spot for breakfast, lunch, or just a good cup of coffee or beer. Open for dinner on the weekends. Sit on the patio and watch the trains roll into the Dunsmuir station!”
13 locals recommend
Trail
“A beautiful falls right here in town! A short trail, which is accessible just 2 miles north of Perllan House, leads to this serene space. Wander behind the falls and the trail continues to an overlook of the creek meeting up with the Sacramento River.”
9 locals recommend