An area of evergreen forests and impressive mountains the Shasta Cascade Region is an outdoor lovers dream. The Shasta Cascade Region features five national forests, five state parks, four state historic parks, and two state recreation areas.
The climate of the area can vary greatly depending on the season and the elevation. Summers in the area are hot and dry where as the fall and winter months can vary from mild to extreme cold in the higher elevations.
The Shasta Cascade Region is located in the northeastern corner of California, bordering both Nevada and Oregon. It lies around the communities of Yreka, Redding, Chico and Alturas. The main highways accessing this region are Interstate 5 running north/south and California 36 running east/west.