Old town Shasta, or now Shasta State Historic Park, was once a center of commerce during the California Gold Rush Days and sits vacant today. Many building are fenced off for repairs or preservation.
Located just West of Redding - right along Highway 299, this small historic area has old red brick buildings with black iron hinges & gates. This is place is referred to as Shasta State Historical Park. Whiskeytown Lake & campgrounds are close by. Lewiston is also another historic small town nearby.
description: Blink & you may miss it. The old townsite for Shasta is where all the action was happening back in the 1850's, as the mining craze hit Northern California. Several buildings have been restored.
Redding Ranger Station: 530-226-2500
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