Shasta Cascade Small Towns Overview
The Shasta Cascade is one of California's least traveled regions. Yet in the mid 1800's, many bustling towns popped up with pioneers in search of gold. Several of the small towns in the Shasta Cascade have origins of the 1849 Gold Rush. Stay overnight in a train car turned motel room in Dunsmuir. Learn about the role of Chinese immigrants during the Gold Rush in Weaverville. Join a white water rafting adventure on the Trinity River. Rent a boat and go fishing at your choice of several beautiful lakes. Savor a fine micro-brew at Sierra Nevada Brewery in Chico. Explore a gold-mining camp and ghost town out of Quincy. From the small town of Quincy to the college town of Chico, you'll find all of the cool towns in the Shasta Cascade listed on this page.