BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn

343 N Main Street, Alturas, CA 96101-4065
Phone: 530/233-4111   |   Fax: 530/233-3180   |   38 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn!

Our Alturas hotel, the BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn, puts you in the heart of northern California's beautiful, mountainous countryside.

Any guest will enjoy first-rate amenities at our attractive, clean, 100% smoke free facility. Cable television is available in every room, featuring flat screen TVs. Meanwhile, there is free high-speed wireless Internet access to keep you connected to everything going on during your travels. We also offer a seasonal outdoor, heated swimming pool for exercise and relaxation right on the grounds of our hotel in Alturas, CA. There is no need to leave the family dog at home, dogs are welcome for a small fee. Last but not least, start each day with our free, expanded continental breakfast in our breakfast room.

Nearby you can find any number of amazing things to do and see in the mountains and forests of our region. The Warner Mountains, a range offering a number of popular summits such as Eagle Peak and Warner Peak, are just a short drive to the east of our northern California hotel. Along with the Modoc National Forest and Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, these beautiful areas offer a wealth of hiking, hunting, fishing and bird-watching options. You can also visit several bodies of water, including the Upper Lakes, for water-based activities.

Guests at our Alturas hotel will also be glad to find shopping, dining and other businesses within easy walking distance. We serve many travelers coming to the area to visit the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service, which have facilities nearby. We have on-site business services available to help them get everything done during their stays.

Our Modoc County hotel is also popular among attendees of several local events. Among these are the Fandango Days taking place every Fourth of July and the annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. There is always something interesting happening in Alturas.

Book your visit to the BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn, our hotel in Alturas, California and find out what makes us the friendliest lodging option in town!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% non-smoking
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items.
  • Outdoor pool, heated seasonal 6/15 - 9/1
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking, outdoor
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phone
  • High-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western trailside inn in Alturas, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 41.487115  /  Latitude: -120.542735


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Highway 395. Take Highway 395 (Main Street and Highway 395 turn into one street) to downtown Alturas. BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn is located at the corner of Highway 395 and 4th Street.

From: Highway 299 Take Highway 299 to the four way stop at Alturas. Turn right to Highway 395 which is also Main Street. BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn is located a the corner of Highway 395 (Main Street) and 4th Street.

BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Lava Beds National Monument

Lava Beds National Monument is a remote area in northern California, near Alturas. The monument is comprised of a rugged landscape of volcanic features, 700 lava tube caves, historic battlefields and Native American rock art. Pick up a map from the visitor center to figure out which of the dozens of caves, you want to tour, before setting out on your journey. Enjoy a short and easy 0.8 mile hike to Symbol Bridge and the Big Painted Cave, to see the black and white Modoc-style pictographs.

Bring your camera to capture the Fleener Chimneys - formed when molten lava piled up creating a chimney in the middle. Learn about the history of the Modoc War from the interpretive signs along the 1.1 mile trail to the site of the battle. After exploring the monument, travel a short distance to enjoy a comfortable Best Western guest room. Discover northern California.

World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument

Consisting of the Tule Lake War Relocation Center, the Tule Lake Unit of the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument can be found west of Alturas in the Shasta Cascades.

Explore the remains of what was considered the most controversial of the camps used to incarcerate Japanese Americans during World War II. Established as a segregation center for inmates who were considered disloyal to the country, the site functions today as a reminder of the stories of the inmates and offers exhibits, tours, and a local fairgrounds museum.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.40 mile(s) from The Niles Theatre
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Modoc County Museum
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Alturas City Park and Mus
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Rachael Doris Park
  • 10.0 mile(s) from Devils Garden
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Modoc Wildlife Reserve
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Infernal Caverns
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Cedar Pass Snow-Park
  • 50.00 mile(s) from Captain Jack Stronghold

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 100 mile(s) from Klamath Falls, Oregon
  • 100 mile(s) from Susanville
  • 148 mile(s) from Redding
  • 168 mile(s) from Reno, Nevada
  • 172 mile(s) from Medford, Oregon

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 1.50 mile(s) from Arrowhead Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • Learn about great restaurants just a short walk from our Northern California hotel.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Antonio's, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.40 mile(s) from El Agave Azul, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.50 mile(s) from The Brass Rail, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

BEST WESTERN Trailside Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Alturas. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2015

March 27-29, 2015
2015 Home & Garden Show

Catch up on the latest and greatest trends in home decoration and gardening while at the Home and Garden Show at the Shasta Fairgrounds in Anderson. The event start time is TBA.

April 2015

April 25, 2015
2015 Run For Schools

The communities of Weed and Edgewood host a half marathon beginning at 8 a.m. and a 10k, and 5k beginning at 9 a.m. – each traversing the dazzling scenery found around Mount Shasta.

April 20, 2015
13th Annual Anderson Family Fun Fest

Enjoy a day's worth of family-friendly activities, booths, live entertainment, and more, held at KC Grove and Anderson River Park in Redding. Event begins at 9 a.m.

April 2015

April 11, 2015
2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Movie buffs are encouraged to visit Cascade Theatre in Redding for a day of exotic and adventurous films. Screening times are TBA.

April 17-19, 2015
94th Annual Red Bluff Round-Up

This ain't Red Bluffs' first rodeo – the Red Bluff Round-Up is a regional favorite and features three day's of some of the PRCA's best riders. The fun begins at 10 a.m.

May 2015

May 13-16, 2015
2015 Redding Rodeo

Pack your spurs and saddles and enjoy three days of bucking broncos, barrel races, and more special events – including Western Heritage Days. The event start times vary by day.

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