Includes Trinity, Siskiyou, Modoc, Lassen, Shasta, Tehama, Plumas, Butte, Yuba, and Sierra counties.
Land of ancient volcanoes
With lava beds, geysers, painted mountains, rivers, lakes, sagebrush, and waterfalls, the Northern Sierra has it all! At Lassen Volcanic National Park and the surrounding National Forest you can hike Lassen Peak, head into the Ishi Wilderness or take a dip in the Manzanita Lake Area. Drive up north to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, head east to McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, or make your way down to the Plumas National Forest and raft the Feather River.
Did you know?
Mount Shasta is a Compound Strato- volcano and has four major volcanic cones: Shastina Cone, Misery Hill Cone, Hotlum Cone, and Sargents Ridge Cone. There was a fifth cone, Red Fir Cone, which has collapsed since the volcanic cone’s creation.