There is no need to venture outside of California to experience natural wonders like glaciers and alpine valleys. You might say Mount Shasta and the surrounding wilderness areas are a miniature Glacier National Park in Northern California. Mount Shasta is home to the second-largest glacier in the state. In fact, there are seven glaciers on Mount Shasta. And just like Glacier National Park in Montana, the valleys around Mount Shasta are verdant green and full of life -– perfect for hiking.
Mount Shasta and the surrounding area is a beautiful place to explore year-round. From its picturesque lakes to its stunning mountain peaks to its charming towns, this area of the state remains quiet and calm. If you’re desiring a vacation to somewhere mountainous and green, visit California’s miniature Glacier National Park to experience some incredible natural wonders.
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