Mount Shasta

City of Mount Shasta is an incorporated town in Siskiyou County in the Shasta Cascades region of California, at the southwestern foot of Mt. Shasta.

Mount Shasta from City of Mt. Shasta, California

Get in

By car

The City of Mount Shasta is located off of Interstate 5 about 60 miles north of Redding, 220 miles north of Sacramento, and less than 60 miles south of the Oregon/California border.

By train

The Dunsmuir Amtrak station is located less than 10 miles south of Mount Shasta City.

By plane

The closest major airport is Sacramento International Airport (IATA: SMF), with the Reno-Tahoe International airport (IATA: RNO) a good alternative. There are also smaller airports in Redding and Medford. In travelling to or from airports, be aware of road conditions. Especially in the winter, it is not uncommon for the roads to Reno or Medford to be closed or have chain restrictions.

Get around

Black Butte from Mount Shasta City

The city is small, but you'll still need at least a bicycle to get around.


You can see views of Mt. Shasta throughout this small town.



The town consists of several main commercial streets, a shopping center and dozens of tourist oriented hotels and stores.


Mount Shasta Police Station and City Hall



Go next

McCloud, 8 miles away, has three waterfalls, a golf course and historic Main Street shopping.

Routes through Mount Shasta

Medford Weed  N  S  Dunsmuir Redding
END  N  S  McCloud Truckee

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