Fore! There is nothing quite like the sound of a golf club striking against the ball and watching it soar across the fairway. For many visitors to Northern California, this is one of the purest forms of relaxation. If you’re one of these travelers, we have great news for you. There are some fantastic Northern California golf courses located just minutes from the Railroad Park Resort. Here are just a few of our personal favorites that are sure to impress even the most avid golfers. Don’t forget to find even more fun local activities in our complimentary Vacation Guide!
3 of the Best Northern California Golf Courses
1. McCloud Golf Club
This member-owned oasis in the mountains is one of the best public golf courses in Northern California! McCloud Golf Club, complete with nine incredible holes, has been open to golf lovers from all over the world since 1935, and in more recent years, has seen an immense renovation and new additions such as a pro shop, driving range, putting green, and a cafe! The course itself is built on beautiful pasture land and provides plenty of fun for golfers of all ages.
2. Weed Golf Club
If you love challenging golf shots, then Weed Golf Club is the place to go! It officially opened in the 1920s and has only gotten better over the years. The best part, however, is the magnificent views of Mt. Shasta! As you meander through the nine-hole course, you’ll be able to soak in the natural beauty of our region. After the game, unwind in the clubhouse and enjoy some lunch with your friends. You can also grab an ice cold drink and head out to the deck for views of the last hole and the mountains. It’s a true golfing paradise!
3. Golf Course at Mount Shasta Resort
Designed by Jim Summers and Sandy Tatum, the golf course at Mount Shasta Resort is a great spot to spend a day in the great outdoors and hit the balls across the green. The course features lovely views, natural alpine terrain, and undulated greens. The natural state of the course attracts plenty of wildlife. Keep your eyes open for friendly critters as you play! Electric carts are also available for rent, so you can swiftly and safely enjoy all 18-holes. The course is open to the public, so come by anytime to enjoy a full day on the course.
Plan the Perfect Golfing Getaway With Us at Railroad Park Resort
After a full day of play at our favorite Northern California golf courses, come back for some well-deserved relaxation at our unique train-themed resort in Dunsmuir! Since 1968, Railroad Park Resort has transported guests right into the glory days of train travel, even providing accommodations in classic rail cars. We are also home to a peaceful campground and RV park in a lovely wooded setting.
When all of your Northern California adventures have worked up an appetite, no worries! Our Dining Car Restaurant is steeped in railroad nostalgia and features a full menu of delicious favorites such as pasta dishes, succulent seafood, exquisite steaks, and more. You’ll never have to travel far to enjoy a high-quality meal!
Ready for the getaway of a lifetime? Book your favorite accommodation with us today! We look forward to seeing you in California soon.