Shasta Military Pass Road

On this drive you will see Mt. Shasta from every angle, pass through the impressive forests of White Fir and Shasta Red Fir, and get a close up view of glaciers and lava flows. You will also pass through three historic towns along the way.

General Information
Starting Point: 
Start in Mt. Shasta City and head north on I-5 to the city of Weed.
Ending Point: 
HWY 89/I-5
Length: 
75 miles
Driving Time: 
3-4 hours
Elevation Range: 
3,500-6,800 ft.
Best Time to Travel: 
Roads are usually open from May through November, and the best time to travel is from late June through October.
Road Conditions: 
Combination of paved and dirt roads.
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