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Off the Beaten Track in California

When visiting California, many tourists don't actually venture to the North Eastern side. Still, they may be missing out on a number of attractions. This blog will show interested readers the delights of this forgotten region with fascinating articles on the great outdoors. This corner of California is home to mountains, desert landscapes, hot springs, and stunning waterfalls. Discover expert advice on what to see and the best time of year to visit. Stargazers will adore this part of the world with its great clear skies and an opportunity to see the Milky Way.

Mount Shasta

23 Mar 2022

Majestic Mount Shasta is a (potentially) active volcano at the southern terminus of the Cascade Mountain Range in California’s northeastern Siskiyou County. With an elevation of more than 14,000 feet (the fifth highest in California), Mount Shasta has a reputation for paranormal activity, with frequent sightings of Bigfoot and UFOs in the area.

Lava Beds National Monument

15 Feb 2022

The Lava Beds National Monument straddles the border between the Siskiyou and Modoc counties in northeastern California. Known for its spectacular crystal ice cave, the Lava Beds Monument, which sits on more than 45,000 acres of pristine forestland, it was declared a national landmark in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge.

Burney Falls

12 Jan 2022

Located in California’s northeastern Shasta County, Burney Falls is a majestic waterfall on Burney Creek, which runs through McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. President Theodore Roosevelt once described the falls, which are 130 feet high and produce 380 million liters of water per day, as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World.’

Lassen Volcanic National Park

6 Dec 2021

One of northeastern California’s most remarkable attractions is Lassen Volcanic National Park, home to Lassen Peak, the world’s largest plug-dome volcano. Lassen Peak is actually the southernmost volcano in the region’s Cascade Mountain Range. The park is undoubtedly unique in that it features all four volcano types; plug-dome, cinder-cone, shield, and stratovolcano.