Castle Crags State Park

Advertisers in the 2017 Visitors Guide:
Ammirati’s Market & Seafood
Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce
Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce

Friends of Burney Falls and Friends of Castle Crags are the two programs of the McArthur Burney Falls Interpretive Association. We provide education and interpretation at McArthur Burney Falls State Park and Castle Crags State Park. Our programs highlight each Park's natural and cultural elements. Burney Falls offers hiking trails, flora and fauna, camping, cabins and Lake Britton. Castle Crags offers easy to strenuous hikes, spectacular Cascade views, world-class fishing, and camping More About Us Funds donated support Interpretive and educational activities, including guided hikes, Junior Ranger programs, campfire and craft activities, sing-alongs and group games. At Burney Falls, our renovated Visitor Center provides information about the geology, flora and fauna, cultural history and recreational opportunities in the park and the surrounding area. Our annual Heritage Day celebration in October offers weaving, cross-cut sawing, branding, candle-making, knife and tomahawk throwing, pine-doll making, apple cider pressing and Dutch Oven cooking. Mountain Men and old-time fiddlers provide historical entertainment. The park has instituted a birding program, that includes guided bird identification walks, loaner binoculars plus a library of information. In addition, we have supported new native plants around the Visitor Center, with information about the plantings available for visitors. At Castle Crags, funds support campfire presentations, adventure day packs for visiting kids and families, and improved interpretive trail guide and visitor information  

Mission Statement

Nationally, the holiday gift-giving season kicks off after Thanksgiving… with North State Giving Tuesday, an annual, time-limited online donation period designed to expand and increase giving to local nonprofits that provide vital services that help sustain our region. The online event takes place on Tuesday, November 27th from 6:00 AM PST to 8:00 PM PST.

How to Give:  This event is open to the public. Anyone who wishes to participate will be able to make a secure donation by debit or credit card on ( Using this secure website, donors can choose to give toward as many of their favorite nonprofits, searchable by name and field of interest, as they desire. After November 13, donors can also schedule a donation in advance to be processed on Giving Tuesday. The effort is organized and implemented by Shasta Regional Community Foundation.

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Friends of Castle Crags State Park