Category Archives: Community


10 Reasons to Visit McCloud in 2014

McCloud is always worth the visit.  With many natural attractions and outdoor activities to explore, here are ten reasons you should come again and again to experience the wonder of this amazing town. 1.         McCloud Easter Egg Hunt April 12, 2014 As spring returns to mountains, the Easter Bunny hops into Hoo Hoo Park.  Asking Continue Reading...

A McCloud Christmas

Next to the snow-covered giant, McCloud is just the place you would expect to see the Polar Express Train whisk into town, and depart with passenger cars full of children drinking hot chocolate on their way to the North Pole.  While the tracks are now silent, the spirit of Christmas has never been stronger than Continue Reading...

Enjoy McCloud Bike-toberfest!

By Gary VanDeWalker The fall brings changes to the mountains.  The air brings a chill in anticipation of winter.  Summer bare mountains sport new hats of snow.  Jackets make their appearances on the streets.  In McCloud, bikes begin to appear for the second annual McCloud Bike-toberfest. On October 12, registration will open at 7 am Continue Reading...

Writers Wanted!

It’s hard to believe that The McCloud Blog has already been up and running for almost 9 months now. Thanks to all of you who have contributed or sent along words of encouragement over the past several months, especially those who have shared ideas to make the site better.  As we near 400 “likes” on Continue Reading...

Help Support the Great Shasta Rail Trail

GSRT Auction
The Great Shasta Rail Trail will link McCloud and Burney along an 80-mile scenic trail featuring local heritage and culture, close connections to nature, and providing a boost to the economic and social vitality of both communities and the surrounding region. An alliance of local non-profit organizations is working to develop eighty miles of rail Continue Reading...

Recalling the Bagley Fire

Tonight, Tuesday, April 2nd, the McCloud Fireman’s Association will be meeting at 6:00pm at the Fire Department. Anyone who is interested in joining the department is invited to attend – and dinner will be served! As many of you know, McCloud, CA is our “adopted” hometown and there are many things about wild Northern California Continue Reading...


McCloud Ski
Recently, a group of civic-minded residents from McCloud, CA banded together under the direction of the Chamber of Commerce to create, plan, develop and implement a brand awareness campaign for the town. Highlighting the fact that it is closer to stay in McCloud than in other locales when you’re in the Mt. Shasta area for Continue Reading...