Clear blue water on a stone creek bed

SUMMER

Make the most of this lively season by getting outdoors!  Warm temperatures and a variety of activities make this our most busy recreation season. Whether you are hiking and camping, enjoying our world class fishing, or recreating on the water, summer is sure to be special. 

Camping & backpacking

With so many options to camp and backpack, you could spend a summer sleeping under the stars.

McGee Lake in Tho9usand Lakes Wilderness in Lassen National Forest

Fishing Season

Blue ribbon trout fishing and spectacular views make this region one of Northern California's hottest fishing locales. 

While fish can be found in most waterways, some great spots are:

For information about guided fishing tours: Bob Norman's Riverbend Adventures

Hiking

Boating

Our spring fed waterways are vibrant all year round with ample bird watching and fishing opportunities from your watercraft.

Biking

With many flat road options and rugged untapped mountain biking potential make Eastern Shasta county the perfect place for a biking enthusiast!

For information on biking and routes visit

Burney Fall River Bicycle Association

Great Shasta Rail Trail

Mountain biking in Burney, CA

Stargazing & Nightsky

Our night skies are vivid and clear and make it an ideal place to see the stars. Our region is home to the annual Dark Sky Festival in Lassen National Park and We are home to the Allen Telescope Array, the only instrument designed specifically for the purpose of conducting SETI research.