Category Archives: McCloud Events
This year McCloud’s annual Bike-toberfest will be on Saturday, October 11! Lots of fun and riding events for all ages and levels.
McCloud Dam Road Bike Ride – 30 miles (2-3hrs). Moderate to Difficult. This picturesque ”rolling hills” ride begins on Main Street, McCloud, through town onto Squaw Valley Road. The total ascent is 2,139 feet, with a maximum of 3,376 ft. and 6 category climbs. Hilly ride takes you through meadows, aspen trees, above McCloud Lake to the Dam. The return ride has a spectacular view of Mt Shasta and fall colors. Full service Rest Stop at the Boat Launch and SAG wagon available.
The Great Shasta Marathon Mountain Bike Ride – 30 miles (4 hrs) Moderate to Difficult. All riders meet at 8 am registration on Main Street, McCloud. Promptly at 8:30 am, riders will be bused to Algoma Campsite with bikes following in trailer. The first 13 miles are on moderate somewhat technical single track on the McCloud River Trail. Full service Rest Stop at Lakin Dam, then on to Bigelow Meadow Road, crossing Highway 89 to connect to the Great Shasta Rail Trail returning to Main Street, McCloud. http://www.mccloudchamber.com/sites/default/files/Marathon%20ride.pdf
McCloud Scenic Road Bike Short Ride-12.5 miles (1-2hrs) Easy to Moderate. The ride begins on Main Street, McCloud continues through town onto Squaw Valley Road. The ride out turns around at Rest Stop at Friday’s RV Resort is a gradual downhill. The return ride is a gradual uphill to downtown with one more difficult climb near town. Rest Stop with food, water and SAG wagon provided.
McCloud Mountain Bike Short Ride-12 miles (1-2 hrs) Easy to Moderate. This ride begins on Main Street through town, crossing Pilgrim Creek Road and onto Great Shasta Rail Trail. Rest stop and turn-around at Mud Creek Bridge returning to Main Street, McCloud.
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!
Call to reserve a room and get more information!
McCloud Local First Network Presents
Celebrating the GSRT
An evening of wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction benefiting the Great Shasta Rail Trail
Featuring the music of Gerry Smida
May 1, 2013 6 pm to 9 pm
At the McCloud Hotel, 408 Main Street
Tickets: $20.00 in advance; $25.00 at the door
Tickets available at:
The Fifth Season, 300 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt Shasta
Village Books, 320 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt Shasta
Mt. Shasta Book Nook, 331 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd.
McCloud Outdoors, 209 S. Quincy Avenue
McCloud Mercantile, 241 Main Street
Other Side of the Mountain, 303 Main Street, McCloud
Shasta Land Trust, 1918 West Street, Redding
Henry Patterson Optometry, 37333 State Hwy. 299E, Burney
Accommodations offering a 40% discount when you purchase tickets include:
McCloud Hotel (964 2822)
McCloud Mercantile Hotel (964 2330)
The Eagle’s Rest vacation rental (April 30—May 2) (926-6400)
The Great Shasta Rail Trail will be coming soon on the bed of the McCloud Railroad between McCloud and Burney—80 miles of trail.
Come to our party and learn more!
August 17 — 19th. The Burning Tango dance festival and Heritage Day (18th) where you can stroll back in time and experience McCloud “the way things were”.