Owner: Department of Fish and Game (DFG) (530) 225-2300
City: Mount Shasta City
Public Access: yes
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Access Via: Public road
Fishing Regulations: Click Here
Fishing Supplement: Click Here
• Gravel Lot Pedestrian Access
• Trails Picnic Facilities
• Picnic Table(s) • Tree Shaded
Southeast of the town of Mount Shasta off of Interstate 5.
Developed Sacramento River access site. Recreation opportunities include fishing, swimming, hiking and picnicking. Site is located near the infamous Cantara Spill of 1991 that destroyed much of the river ecosystem. Fish population and riparian habitat has made a strong comeback with the assistance of many environmental organzations, such as the Cantara Trustee Council.
Mixed conifers, hardwoods and riparian vegetation. Fish species include rainbow trout and brown trout. The common mammals in the area are black bears, black-tailed deer, Brown bat, and mule deer.
Current Land Use
Cantara/Ney Springs Wildlife Area. In conservation.
Adjacent Land Use
Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
Take Central Mt. Shasta exit. Turn left at stop sign on Lake Street and go over freeway. Turn left on Old Stage Road. Travel 2.5 miles and turn right at Azalea Road (a "T" intersection). Travel 0.25 miles and turn right on Cantara Road. Follow road down to dirt parking area.
Take Central Mt. Shasta exit. Turn right at stop sign on Lake Street. Turn left on Old Stage Road. Follow northbound directions.