General Information: Spring water and sanitation facilities are available at Horse Camp. The Sierra Club Foundation maintains the historic Horse Camp Lodge, built during the 1920's and still used by summer caretakers. From Horse Camp, the Olberman Causeway extends another half mile up the gulch. This stone walkway was constructed in the 1920's by Mac Olberman, the first Horse Camp caretaker, out of large boulders from the area. Wilderness permits required for entry into Mt. Shasta Wilderness. Contact either Mt. Shasta Ranger District office (530)926-4511 or the McCloud Ranger District office (530)964-2184 for information on how to obtain a permit.
Directions: From Mt Shasta City, From Sand Flat or Bunny Flat Trailheads, follow the trail to Horse Camp (2 miles, or 1.5 miles, respectively, one way). Drive east on Alma Street to the first stop sign. Turn right at this intersection. The next intersection also has a stop sign and a blinking red light. Turn left here onto Everitt Memorial Highway. Drive up the highway for 9.5 miles to the junction with the Lower Sand Flat Road. Turn left and proceed for another 0.8 mile to the junction with the Upper Sand Flat Road. Continue straight ahead for a short distance and take the fork to the right. The road then winds through the timber for 0.4 mile to the trailhead. From the Lower Sand Flat Road, remain on the Everitt Memorial Highway for another 1.3 miles to the Bunny Flat parking area.
Elevation: 6,800 feet
Distance: 1.5 miles
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