The Great Shasta Rail Trail

A scenic multi-use 80 mile trail between McCloud and Burney

Public Comments invited by October 31 for Lake Britton Bridges NEPA

The Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA) is partnering with the USDA Forest Service, Lassen National Forest, to complete the environmental analysis to restore two former railroad bridges along the Great Shasta Rail Trail, located at Lake Britton, California. This project is within the Hat Creek Ranger District on the Lassen National Forest. The bridges […]

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RED IS TURNING GREEN ON TRAIL MAP

The major trail milestone in 2016 was opening the portion of trail from Pilgrim Creek Road to Esperanza Road.  New trail decking on the Mud Creek Bridge enables users to safely cross the creek.  Opening this two-mile section gives a continuous 28 miles of recreational opportunity – Pilgrim Creek Road east to Bartle Wye, then […]

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2016 McCloud Bike-toberfest to Benefit GSRT

The McCloud Chamber of Commerce and the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association announced that the 2016 McCloud Bike-toberfest will be held September 24, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  As in previous years, registration for this event will benefit the Great Shasta Rail Trail.  Claudette Silvera, President of the Chamber of Commerce, said that the Chamber recognizes that the […]

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Men working on bridge

Engineering Inspections Begin

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014 the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA) and the Volcanic Legacy Community Partnership (VLCP) signed an agreement with Schlumpberger Consulting Engineers (SCE) of Mount Shasta to conduct engineering inspections on the proposed Great Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT).

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Brandt Case and the GSRT

Details on the Supreme Court case involving a rails-to-trails project (the Brandt case) and how its relevance to the Great Shasta Rail Trail Project (GSRT).

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Save Burney Falls Directs Web Visitors to GSRT

Deciding that the mission of the organization had been accomplished, the Board of Directors of Save Burney Falls elected a new Board of Directors.  The new Board adopted an expanded mission and purpose and re-named the organization “Great Shasta Rail Trail Association.”

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Great Shasta Rail Trail Association is Formed

The Core Team of the Great Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT) announces the formation of the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association (GSRTA). The Board of Directors of the new non-profit organization met Friday, June 28, 2013, elected officers, appointed committees, began arrangements for financial management, and set the date for the next meeting.

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ASLA Assists Trail Planning

On Saturday, February 9th, two California chapters of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) hosted a day-long design workshop focusing on a variety of design challenges on the Great Shasta Rail Trail.

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