4 Reasons Why McCloud Should Be On Your Bucket List

4 Reasons Why McCloud Should Be On Your Bucket List

Otherworldly waterfalls, panoramic views, and a whole lot of adventures lurk on the southern slope of Mount Shasta. Nestled just 10 miles east of Mount Shasta, California is McCloud, a small, historic mill town with a vibrant history and a myriad of outdoor adventures suitable for any season.

Snowshoe McCloud at the Millworks

Snowshoe McCloud at the Millworks

With all this new snow, what is McCloud to do? Well, McCloud Outdoors and McCloud Millworks have partnered up to bring Snowshoe McCloud Historic Guided Tours to the old mill property. They will be kicking off their new endeavour Saturday, January 28th at 1PM for a 2-3 hour guided tour complete with a history lesson along the way. For only $55 you get a snowshoe rental, hot drinks, cookies, and a guided tour along a groomed trail with Mount Shasta as your backdrop.

McCloud's Own White Mountain Cafe Voted the No. 1 Diner in Northern California

This week, OnlyInYourState.com announced their Top 12 Awesome Diners in Northern California. And, of course, McCloud's own White Mountain Cafe was Number 1! With husband and wife team Scott Remley and Aubrey Hagberg at the helm, there was never any doubt. Scott is the man behind the stove when it comes to recipes, cooking and pleasing the palette's of his customers. Aubrey in the quintessential beauty plus personality that greets her customers with a smile and a "Go ahead and sit anywhere" just-like-at-home attitude.

Fall Festivals come to McCloud

The 5th Annual Biketoberfest is coming! Join us Saturday, September 24th for a day of bikes, brats and brew. This annual event is held in conjunction with the Great Shasta Rail Trail Association. The 2nd Annual Apple Harvest Festival continues its tradition of music, food and, well, apples Saturday, October 8th with the festivities beginning at 10AM. T

Camping in McCloud

Rene Agredano, Demand Media  - McCloud is a rustic alpine community with a colorful past as a prosperous lumber town. Situated in the shadow of Mount Shasta at 3,200 feet above sea level and surrounded by over 1 million acres of national forest lands, today McCloud is no longer a hub of commercial logging activity; instead, its bustling downtown area serves as a year-round base camp for anglers, hikers, hunters, campers and off-road enthusiasts.