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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta
Mount Shasta

One of the world's largest and most impressive stratovolcanoes, Mount Shasta contains five glaciers and consists of four distinct but overlapping cones. Located within the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, it is the second highest of the 15 main volcanoes in the Cascade range, only Mount Rainier is higher.

Location: Siskiyou County, CA

Year designated: 1976

Acres: 7,918

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012