Alex Ball

Love this campground!

Great description, Justin, and thanks for putting this adventure on the map! Panther Meadows Campground is indeed perfectly situated for photographic and hiking adventures on Mount Shasta. I camped there for a night in mid-October and was treated to a spectacular sunset and stargazing. Even on a Tuesday night in the fall, the campground filled up quickly, so an early arrival on the day you'd like to camp is highly recommended! The campground also encompasses the trailhead for Gray Butte, a moderate 3.4 mile out-and-back that provides phenomenal views for miles. (Bonus points: it's dog-friendly!)