Mt. Shasta City Park and the Headwaters of the Sacramento River. Mt. Shasta Parks and Recreation, City Park., N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. on Nixon Rd. (530) 926-2494.
Mt. Shasta City Park is home to the headwaters of California’s powerful Sacramento River. Even during the driest years, clear, icy water rushes from the hillside feeding streams and ponds. Walk along the creek and follow hedges of horsetail, fern and fragrant willow. The 26 acre public park is located off N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. on Nixon Road. Playgrounds, hiking trails, picnic area, barbeque facilities.
Shastice Park is at the north eastern part of the city. The park consists of 38 acres, 14 of which are developed. An outdoor ice rink is available from November through April, and is the pride of Mt. Shasta.