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Lake Shasta, California, June 2008, Brian Davis, Wakeboarding.

The town of Shasta Lake is situation on the south end of the lake, right at the dam with I-5 nearby. North of central Redding California, this lake gets tons of recreational traffic. Fishing, boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, water tubing, jet skiing, houseboating, mountain biking, off-roading, kayaking, hiking & camping are among the outdoor opportunities available. Gasoline, grocery markets & several motels; most of the town is residential.
elevation: 750'
population: 9,008
zip code: 96019


Largest Reservoir in California with pines & oaks surrounding it; red dirt & granite shoreline; large recreation lake

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Shasta County
N of Redding
W of I-5



  • backpacking
  • boating
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Lake Shasta Cavern
  • mountain biking
  • Horseback Trails
  • Snow Skiing
  • HouseBoating
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Shasta Trinity National Forest
  • Shasta Lake
  • Chappie Shasta OHV
  • Sacramento River
  • Pit River
  • McCloud River
  • Whiskeytown Lake
  • Blue Canyon Park
  • description:
    Lake Shasta has 375 miles of shoreline! It's a big lake with plenty of arms (river canyons); big time recreational mountain lake. Some developed shores, but overall lotsa forest & hidden beaches.

    nearby towns:

    Shasta Dam

    Shasta Dam

    City of Shasta Lake

    [CALIFORNIA-A-0341] Shasta Dam


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