ABOUT SHASTA RAINBOW HOUSE
We all need a break now and then so treat your family, friends, and self to a relaxing getaway at the foot of Mt. Shasta. Rainbow House is an updated McCloud mill house with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a cook’s kitchen, and secure fenced yard. Rainbow House can be whatever you desire: flyfishing retreat, romantic weekend getaway, or week-long family reunion.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
The Rainbow House has been outfitted for comfortable, casual living. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The front porch, with its view of Mt. Shasta, is the gathering spot for morning coffee or sunset reflections.
Minutes from all sorts of famous and secret fishing spots, Rainbow House is a great base camp for outdoor adventure. Fish the waters of the legendary McCloud River for the world renown native species of Rainbow Trout as well as Brooks, Browns, and the occasional Dolly Varden. After the evening bite is over, chill out at the BBQ and watch the sunset colors glow on the mountain. We're a stroll away from downtown, minutes to the ski park, and a picnic trip to Medicine Lake and the Volcanic Park. Rainbow House is the perfect spot to enjoy the clean air and coveted spring water of Mt. Shasta.
DISCOVER THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Rainbow House is set up to be a recreation base camp. Premier fishing is available within minutes on the renowned McCloud River as well as the McCloud Reservoir. The Sacramento, Pitt, and Fall Rivers are scenic day trips. The surrounding waters offer kayaking, waterskiing, and sailing.
Hiking and biking trails abound! The Pacific Crest Trail passes just south of the town and is accessible from several locations. Visit the McCloud Falls, the McCloud River, or any off our gorgeous waterfalls. If you are a mountain biker, there are plenty of trails and roads to explore including at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
Seeking adventure? Take a blast down the ski slopes at Mt. Shasta Ski Park. There’s snowboarding, downhill and cross country skiing, and snowshoeing when the white stuff piles up. The snowmobile park is also open in the winter with miles of groomed, marked trails. Cross country. skiing is also readily available.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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ACTIVITIES IN MCCLOUD
The recently restored Mercantile building has several unique shops including, arguably, the best candy store on the planet. The local restaurants are within walking distance of the Rainbow House. Several denominations hold regular Sunday services in the historic churches in town.
Sisson Museum - Mt. Shasta's history on display in the 1906 former hatchery building.
Fish Hatchery - Oldest operating hatchery in the west, rainbow and brown trout
McCloud Outdoor Store - California's fly fishing headquarters for nearly 30 years offering tackle, guide services, and schools.
Rockin Maddy Ranch - Providing quality horses and ponies for 30 years, just north of Mt. Shasta.
McCloud Flyfishing -Experience the fun of flyfishing the Mccloud and Upper Sacramento Rivers.
ClimbingMtShasta.org - How-to's on ascending the mountain.
Sugar Pine Candy Shop - An old fashion candy shop with the best selection around!
Shopping at the Mercantile - A selection of fashion boutiques, novelty gifts, hand-made goods, and more.
Christmas Tree Hunting - Go find your perfect tree in the Mt. Shasta Forest. Don't forget your permit!
McCloud Heritage Junction Museum - Next time you're in town, come on by and learn why McCloud remains a strong, close, and hardworking community.
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SHASTA RAINBOW HOUSE PROVISIONS
Bed linens and bathroom towels and accessories are provided. Kitchen is stocked with paper towels, napkins and misc supplies. Extensive inventory of cooking and serving items. Spice cabinet and seasonal herb garden are stocked for your use and enjoyment. Laundry facility is provided for personal items. Satellite TV, DVD/Video player, and CD player are hooked up. There is no phone landline or internet service as this is a getaway spot (cell phones work well). Wi-fi is available in the town of McCloud. All you need to bring is family, friends & food
IS SHASTA RAINBOW HOUSE SUITABLE FOR PETS?
We love and welcome well-behaved dogs into our home. There is no extra charge for them accompanying you to McCloud. We do ask that they be on a regular flea and tick control program of either Frontline or Advantix. Both the front and back yards are fenced. Do not leave dogs alone in the yard or house unless they are crated. To obtain the full deposit refund, please pick up after them.