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Mount Shasta Volcano Inside And Out
Learn the geologic history of Mount Shasta and fascinating facts about how this area was formed.
- How was Mount Shasta made?
- Why are there so many volcanoes in the northwest?
- How many glaciers are on Mount Shasta?
- What are the dangers of living near a volcano?
- What are the volcanic formations in this area?
In our volcano exhibit you will learn all about the physical and geologic origins of Mount Shasta, the mountain and its surrounding areas.
Of course, we can't talk a bout the volcano without also investigating the lava tubes that accompany it. Lava tubes are all over this area, from tiny tunnels to enormous caves.
Ready for an adventure? You can experience a lava tube right here in the museum! Crawl through our man-made lava tube to get an idea of what it's like.
Soaring Around Mount Shasta
View Mount Shasta from all of its sides! Go on a helicopter flight around Mount Shasta, the volcano that dominates Shasta Valley. Learn some of the geologic and mountaineering history of this fascinating peak.
The trailer below gives a glimpse into the beauty and wonder captured in this 24 minute video. To see the full video, click the "From $5.00" button on the video.