Castle Crags State Park is named for the 6,000-feet tall glacier-polished projecting rocks to which game hikers may climb for a great view of the area including Mount Shasta. Visitors should be aware of how high altitude may affect them. The park is six miles south of Dunsmuir on I-5. Phone (530) 235-2684 or (530) 225-2065.
Vista Point Trail is a .25 mile trail leading to views of three distinct volcanic features: Castle Crags,
Mount Shasta and Gray Rocks. There presently is no accessible restroom or parking.