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  • Shasta Lake / Redding Area Event Calendar

  • Annual Boating Pass info ($100)
    Note: An annual boating pass is not manditory.
    Without the pass you just pay the $8 ramp/parking fee.
  • Shasta Lake websites
    & phone numbers
  • ShastaLake.com (You are here)
    Shasta Lake, California, USA
    Eric Cassano (530) 275-1296
    e-mail
  • Shasta County Sheriff's Boating Safety Office
    Shasta Lake's law enforcement patrol boats.
    Headquarters at Bridge Bay Marina.

    (530) 245-6075
    Emergency Call 911

    Shasta County Sheriff - General Information (530) 245-6000

    Shasta County Sheriff - Crime Reporting (530) 245-6540

    Shasta County Sheriff - City of Shasta Lake station (530) 245-6096
  • U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 39
  • Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area "Shasta Unit"
    U.S. Forest Service

    For information about the "Shasta Unit" of the "Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area" visit the U.S. Forest Service's official Shasta Lake website or download info in Adobe Acrobat - PDF format

    Shasta Lake Visitor Information Center

    Recreation Report

    U.S. Forest Service
    (530) 275-1589

    (Call for official Shasta Lake information)
    News Releases
  • Shasta-Trinity National Forest
    U.S. Forest Service
    (530) 226-2500
    News Releases
  • Shasta Dam - United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)

    Shasta Dam Visitor Center (Shasta Dam Tours)
    Visitor and tour information
    (530) 275-4463


    Shasta Dam Security (530) 275-4253
  • USBR Northern California Area Office (located at Shasta Dam)
    (530) 275-1554
  • Shasta Lake Business Owners Association
    Visit the official Shasta Lake tourism website
    List of businesses (members)

    Facebook page

    Twitter page
  • Shasta Lake Boaters Association
    (530) 515-4205
  • Shasta Recreation Company
    This company operates and maintains the public campgrounds and boat ramps around Shasta Lake. Shasta Recreation Company is located in the town of Mountain Gate just off Interstate 5 (i-5) a few miles north of the City of Shasta Lake.

    This Shasta Recreation Company also sells the "Annual Boating Pass" that allows the use of the public boat ramps (and boat ramp parking lots) at Shasta Lake. Passes cost $100.00 and are good for the calendar year and expire on December 31. Here's a direct link to the page with info on local outlets that are authorized to sell the boating pass

    ANNUAL BOATING PASS INFO

    Shasta Recreation Company
    (530) 275-8113
  • RECREATION.GOV
    Reservations for Shasta Lake's public campgrounds are handled by this company.
    1-877-444-6777 (toll free)
    Please see the ShastaLake.com camping page for more info.
  • Shasta Damboree
    The Shasta Damboree is an annual springtime event that celebrates the construction of Shasta Dam. The Shasta Damboree is held in the City of Shasta Lake in northern California.

  • Shasta Damboree Youth Leadership
  • Gateway Unified School District
    Includes schools in the City of Shasta Lake
    (530) 245-7900
  • Shasta Lake Chamber of Commerce
    Represents businesses in the City of Shasta Lake and around Shasta Lake.

    List of businesses (members)

    (530) 275-7497
  • Nor-Cal Marketing & Publishing - norcalmarketing.net
    Stacey Councilman (530) 227-6026
  • 101 Things To Do in Shasta Cascade
    Shasta-Cascade Area contact:
    Stacey Councilman (530) 227-6026
  • Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association
    Northern California Travel and Tourism Information Network
    Visit the website to order a free visitors guide online, or call:
    (530) 365-7500 or 1-800-474-2782 (toll free)

  • Order a copy of their visitor guide online

  • View their visitor guide online
  • Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Visit the website to order a free Redding Adventure Guide online, or call:
    (530) 225-4100 or 1-800-874-7562 (toll free)
    Direct link to their website's Event Calendar

  • Order a copy of their visitor guide online

  • Download their visitor guide (Adobe Acrobat .PDF file)

  • Get Adobe (Acrobat) Reader if you need it
  • Visit California
    California Travel & Tourism Commission

    Shasta Cascade region info

    Visitor Guides
  • City of Shasta Lake (City Hall)
    1650 Stanton Drive
    Shasta Lake, California 96019
    Local Government, City Hall, City Council
    (530) 275-7400

    Google Map
  • Shasta Lake Bulletin (newspaper)
    4138 Ashby Court
    P.O. Box 8025
    Shasta Lake, CA 96019
    (530) 275-1716
  • Shasta Lake Heritage & Historical Society
    3400 Shasta Gateway Dr., Ste#H
    Shasta Lake, CA 96019 Google Map
    (530) 275-3995
    Office hours:
    Monday & Wednesday
    9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    or by appointment.
  • Sheriff's City of Shasta Lake station
    Shasta County Sheriff
    NOTE: City of Shasta Lake law enforcement is provided
    through a contract with Shasta County.
    City of Shasta Lake patrol cars have special markings.
    (530) 245-6096
    Emergency Call 911
  • Sheriff's Lakehead substation
    Shasta County Sheriff
    (530) 238-8648
    Emergency Call 911
  • Shasta Lake Fire Protection District
    (530) 275-7474
    Emergency Call 911
  • John Beaudet Senior Community Center (Shasta Lake senior center)
    1525 Median Ave.
    Shasta Lake, California 96019
    (530) 275-7444 or (530) 275-7487
    Google Map

    Shasta Lake City Council meetings are held here. The center is home to the Senior Nutrition Program offering low-cost meals and services/training to local senior citizens. In addition, the center is also home to the Shasta Lake seniors who offer evening entertainment, including bingo to local citizens. The center is also available for private parties, weddings and other community activities.
  • Shasta Lake Garden Project
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM) - Redding Field Office
    355 Hemsted Drive
    Redding, California 96002
    (530) 224-2100
  • FREE  SHASTA  DAM  TOURS

    The red dot on the map above represents the intersection of "Shasta Dam Blvd." & "Lake Blvd." in Shasta Lake, California, U.S.A.

  • Scenic route to Shasta Dam -- From the red dot, go west on Shasta Dam Boulevard (blue line). This section of road passes by the Shasta Dam overlook (vista point) and is also called the Route 151 Scenic Highway. Please be alert for bicyclists in this area.

  • Short route to Shasta Dam -- From the red dot, go north on Lake Boulevard (yellow line).


    Shasta Dam location


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    Scenic route to Shasta Dam - Google Map

    NOTE: Please ignore the part about "Front St."
    on Google Maps written directions.

    Driving directions to Shasta Lake & Shasta Dam (Scenic Route)

  • Take Interstate 5 (i-5) to 7 miles north of Redding, California, USA.

  • Take i-5 Exit #685 "Shasta Dam Blvd / 151".

  • Drive west on Shasta Dam Blvd. (151) for 7 miles to Shasta Dam.

    NOTE: Exit #685 is also the main exit for the City of Shasta Lake. Please ignore the part about "Front St" on Google map's written directions.

    Shasta Dam
    Bureau of Reclamation
    16349 Shasta Dam Boulevard
    Shasta Lake, California 96019
    Lat/Long 40.7140, -122.4176

    Show address on Google Map


    NOTE: Some online map programs may show this address at the old, abandoned Toyon "government camp" with an old warehouse building. This property was used during the construction of Shasta Dam. Keep heading west on Shasta Dam Blvd. and you will arrive at Shasta Dam.



    Shasta Dam on a Google Map

    Shasta Dam Visitor Center
    Lat/Long

    40.7136, -122.4173 (look for the green arrow on this Google map)


    Shasta Dam Vista Point


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    Shasta Dam Vista Point on a Google Map
    The Shasta Dam Vista Point is a paved parking area along the Route 151 Scenic Highway that overlooks Shasta Dam. There are several other unpaved parking areas along Scenic Highway 151 with great views as well.



    Shasta Lake attractions on a Google Map

  • Shasta Dam
    Tour Information
    (free tour)

    Directions to Shasta Dam

    From Interstate 5 (i-5) take the "Shasta Dam Blvd." exit #685 and drive west about 6 miles on Shasta Dam Boulevard (also called "Highway 151").

    Note: Interstate 5 exit #685 is located about 8 miles north of Redding, California.

    Please be alert for bicyclists in this area. Many bicyclists ride along Scenic Route 151 to Shasta Dam.

    Locate Shasta Dam on a Google Map

    On your way to Shasta Dam you can check out the vista point with a great view of Shasta Dam, Shasta Lake and Mount Shasta.

    The vista point is located on Scenic Route 151 (Shasta Dam Blvd.). You may want to bring a camera or camcorder along so you can get a shot of the "3 Shastas".

    After you're done enjoying the view at the Shasta Dam Vista Point, you can head down the hill to the dam. You can take a FREE tour of the dam and check out the great visitor center. The visitor center has a huge lawn and some nice shady picnic areas.



    SHASTA DAM TOUR TIMES
    (CURRENT SCHEDULE)


    Starting times for the Shasta Dam tours are....

    9:00 a.m.
    10:15 a.m.
    11:30 a.m.
    1:00 p.m.
    2:15 p.m.
    3:30 p.m.


    7 days a week
    Tour takes one hour
    (Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day)

    Please call ahead (530-275-4463) to check on the availability of specific tours. Many schools have reserved some tours.

    IMPORTANT: Plan on being at the Visitor Center at least 30 minutes before the tour is scheduled to begin. On busy holidays such as Memorial Day Weekend you should arrive an hour early.

    SHASTA DAM VISITOR & TOUR INFORMATION
    United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)
    (530) 275-4463

    More Shasta Dam tour info at USBR.gov



    IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    The free Shasta Dam tours are limited to 40 people and are first-come, first-served. Tours leave from the tour elevator at the scheduled tour time. The tour elevator is located in the second tower on the dam (west tower).

    Tours take approximately one hour. Plenty of FREE parking is available at the visitor center.

    Plan on being at the Visitor Center at least 30 minutes before the tour is scheduled to begin. (On busy holidays such as Memorial Day Weekend you should arrive an hour early.)

    At the visitor center you will be told about items that you cannot bring on the tour for security reasons. You will also receive a ticket. Tickets are required for the tour. Arriving early will also give you time to walk out to the tour elevator on the dam.

    Absolutely no weapons (including pocket knives), electronics, such as iPods, or bags (including purses and fanny packs) on the tour. None of these items will be allowed on the tour. Cameras and cell phones are allowed as long as they are not in a bag of any kind.

    Tour times are subject to change without notice.

    GROUP TOURS
    Group tours are available for civic organizations, schools, and other organized groups. For information and scheduling please contact 530-275-4463.



    Although motor vehicle traffic across the dam is limited for security reasons, visitors should still watch out for vehicles when out on the dam.

    Please read the additional tour info at USBR.gov



    Shasta Dam Visitor Center
    Even if you don't have time for a tour, you can still visit the Shasta Dam Visitor Center. You can also take a walk across the dam. There are several nice picnic tables at Shasta Dam in a beautiful park-like setting.

    Visitor Center Hours:
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    (Open until 6:00 p.m. during summer months)
    7 days a week

    Shasta Dam Visitor Center
    United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)
    (530) 275-4463


    Shasta Dam on a Google Map

    Shasta Dam Vista Point on Google Map

    Shasta Lake attractions on a Google Map

    More info on local visitor centers

    Visitor Guides



    Where is Shasta Lake located?
    Shasta Lake is located in the northern part of California, USA (in Shasta County). The lake is easy to find because it's right off the Interstate 5 freeway (I-5). Shasta Lake is about 10 miles north of the city of Redding, California, USA.

    Locate Shasta Lake on a map

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    Thanks to Google Maps!

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  • MILEAGE CHART

    Listed below are the approximate distances in miles to Shasta Lake. (by car)

    When you're driving to Shasta Lake you're basically driving to Redding, California. Redding is about 10 miles south of Shasta Lake.

    So when you're driving, look for the road signs that guide you to "Redding". This will get you in the general area of Shasta Lake.

    Chico, California - 80
    Los Angeles, California - 545
    San Diego, California - 669
    Sacramento, California - 163
    Eureka, California - 158
    San Francisco, California - 218
    San Jose, California - 250
    Bakersfield, California - 448
    Portland, Oregon - 423
    Corvallis, OR - 352
    Medford, Oregon - 145
    Grants Pass, Oregon - 177
    Eugene, Oregon - 316
    Reno, Nevada - 201
    Seattle, Washington - 595
    New York, New York - 2,982
    Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada - 834
    Nor-Cal


    Shasta's 'Lakes'

    MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE - Shasta Lake, keystone of the Central Valley Project, is the largest man-made reservoir in California. When full, its 365 mile shoreline exceeds that of San Francisco Bay. Shasta Dam was constructed between 1935 and 1945, and the lake was filled in 1948.

    The construction of Shasta Dam impounded three major north state rivers: The Pit, McCloud, and Sacramento. Referred to as arms, each one retains its own character, environment, history and recreation opportunities.

    People who have never been to Shasta Lake may get the impression they are seeing several lakes as they pass by on Interstate 5. In a way, there really are more lakes than one.

    The rugged country, ragged shoreline, and sheer size of Shasta Lake tends to break the lake into different areas, each with its own opportunities, moods, and settings.

    For more information or help, the Shasta Lake Information Center is in Mountain Gate, telephone (530) 275-1589.

    Lakehead Area
    (Google Map)

    The Lakehead Area, with its fast pace and easy access off Interstate 5, offers a wide variety of services and recreation pursuits. It is convenient for those planning a short visit or an extended stay. It is located near a community which has many services.

    From the Antlers Boat Ramp or a number of marinas, skiing, houseboating and fishing are easily accessible on the Sacramento Arm of the lake.

    Forest Service and commercial campgrounds are available, or there are resort cabins for rent. At Lakehead you can choose between a campfire supper, full course meal, pizza or burgers for dinner.

    For a vacation full of variety and action, the Lakehead Area is a good choice.

    Salt Creek Area
    (Google Map)

    Salt Creek is easily accessible from Interstate 5 and wonderfully suited to the overnighter, boater or fisherman. Yet, it is not as active an area as Lakehead.

    Camping facilities range from a commercial recreation vehicle park to the Forest Service drive-in or the more secluded walk-in camps.

    The Salt Creek Area is also the gateway to the Gilman Road Area and the McCloud Arm of the lake.

    Gilman Road Area
    (Google Map)

    The Gilman Road exit off Interstate 5 provides access to the McCloud Arm of the lake and a world removed from the noise and hurry of the freeway. The Forest Service campgrounds here can best be described in one word - relaxed.

    The area boasts 5 family camps, several group camps, the Dekkas Rock day-use lake access and picnic areas and launching at the Hirz Bay public ramp. The gradual shoreline below most campgrounds makes moorage convenient. Complete boating services are available at the marinas in the O'Brien area to the south. Boating, hiking, fishing, hunting and even spelunking are popular activities in this area.

    Sold on the McCloud Arm ---If so, here are two words of caution --- supplies and bears. Keep food in secure containers inside vehicles: clean tables thoroughly after meals; use garbage containers; and do not feed or tease the bears.

    O'Brien Area
    (Google Map)

    The O'Brien Area is at the hub of the lake and provides central access to all arms. Though rural in nature, the area offers a wide variety of opportunities. Each marina and campground appears isolated amidst the thick oak and pine forests and the steep, rugged country.

    The O'Brien Area is a sharp contrast to the Lakehead Area. Although both offer similar facilities and recreation choices, each is a unique outdoor experience. At O'Brien, there are resort/marinas, a public campground, launch ramps and the Lake Shasta Caverns tours.

    Jones Valley Area
    (Google Map)

    East of Jones Valley, on the Pit Arm, lies much of Shasta Lake's subtle beauty. Bald Eagle, Osprey, and sportsmen all fish together in the finest bass habitat on the lake. Here also, boaters discover wildlife, challenging skiing, and solitude in its long, meandering coves.

    Forest Service facilities include: the Jones Valley Campgrounds, Jones Inlet beach camping area and the Jones Valley public boat ramp. The two resort marinas have complete services. Additional stores, gas, restaurants, and taverns can be found nearby along Bear Mountain Road.

    Whether exploring, escaping, or improving skiing techniques, the Jones Valley Area is a good place to begin the adventure or end the day.

    Shasta Dam Area
    (Google Map)

    Directly behind Shasta Dam is a wide basin formed by the confluence of the Sacramento and Pit Rivers. Spectacular views of Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen backdrop the steep shores and islands in this area.

    Although there are no overnight facilities near the dam, lodging is available in the nearby communities. Boats may be launched at Centimudi Ramp, and services are available at several nearby resorts.


    WHERE TO GO?
    IT DEPENDS ON WHAT YOU WANT TO DO . . .

    There are literally hundreds of coves and bays within the 365-mile shoreline of Shasta Lake. Wooded flats, steep, rocky hillsides, secluded creeks, an occasional waterfall, and thousands of acres of mountainous country surround the lake.

    A broad spectrum of facilities, ranging from primitive to luxurious, supports the many, varied recreational opportunities offered. At the upper end of the scale, there are 10 marinas and a number of resorts; most offer rental cabins, motel-type accommodations, or trailer parks with hookups and showers.

    For the more independent visitor, the Forest Service manages 22 campgrounds. These vary from vehicular campgrounds, which will accommodate trailers up to 30' (no hookups), to walk-in camps; group camps which will accommodate up to 120 people; and a special feature at Shasta Lake, boat-in campgrounds. Most campgrounds have piped water. Some have flush toilets, but the majority have pit or vault-type facilities.

    Shasta Lake is one of the few in California where visitors can camp along the shore. Some areas are "restricted", such as a Bald Eagle or Osprey nesting site, but even so there are several hundred miles where shoreline camping is permitted.

    To assure that the privilege of camping along the shoreline is not lost, help keep the area clean. Pack it in, pack it out. Please dispose of trash at the boat ramps, and do not leave it at the floating toilets.

    A campfire permit is required for building campfires or using gas or charcoal stoves (such as hibachis) along the shoreline. This permit is free and may be obtained from any Forest Service office.

    Deciding where to go and what to do at Shasta Lake can be a bewildering and frustrating experience for a newcomer. The following information is intended to serve as a guide to help you get around. More detailed information and brochures are available at the Shasta Lake Information Center, and, during the summer, from Campground Hosts at many of the National Forest Campgrounds.

    SWIMMING

    Shasta Lake has no developed swimming areas. However, some of the resorts do have pools. Many people swim from the shore near their campgrounds or from boats. During the summer, the water is comfortably warm; but visitors are urged to avoid areas with heavy boat traffic. Swimming is prohibited at boat ramps.

    HIKING

    The trails at Jones Valley, Packers Bay, Bailey Cove, Shasta Dam and Hirz Bay provide moderate hiking and good access to shoreline, fishing, oak woodlands and occasional secluded creeks or vistas. Since the summer days are often hot and dry, be sure to carry water. Better still, hike trails when the weather is cool. Hiking trails are generally open all year.

    LODGING

    Motel accommodations are available in the Lakehead area and at Bridge Bay. Cabin accommodations are available at many resorts and marinas.

    TRAILER CAMPS

    Hookups are available only at commercially operated campgrounds and resorts. Many Forest Service campgrounds will accommodate small trailers. Large trailers, 22-30 feet, are not advised in the Bailey Cove, Jones Valley, Lakeshore East or McCloud Bridge Campgrounds due to narrow parking spurs.

    TENT CAMPS

    Shasta Lake offers both conventional and walk-in camps. Walk-in campgrounds provide a central parking area, but equipment must be carried a short distance to the campsite. The Jones Valley and Lakehead areas are popular with skiers, as are some of the camps on Gilman Road. Fishermen often prefer the quiet waters of the McCloud, off Gilman Road, or the back country areas of the Squaw and Pit near Jones Valley.

    BOAT ACCESS CAMPS

    Four campgrounds on Shasta Lake are accessible only by boat. These camps have tables, stoves and toilet facilities (pit or vault). Situated in the more remote areas of the lake, these camps offer a unique camping experience away from headlights and traffic.

    PICNICKING

    Picnic facilities are available at Fisherman's Point, near Shasta Dam; Bailey Cove; and Dekkas Rock. Each has tables, stoves, and restrooms.

    BOAT LAUNCHING

    The Forest Service maintains six public ramps, with parking areas, which provide access to most areas around the lake. Bailey Cove, Centimudi, and Jones Valley Ramps are often congested on summer weekends. Packers Bay, Antlers and Hirz Bay are recommended alternatives during periods of heavy use. Low water ramps are located at Jones Valley and Centimudi. Additional launching facilities are available at the marinas.

    WATERSKIING

    Popular everywhere on the lake, the Sacramento Arm and Jones Valley areas are particularly favored. The water is generally calm and ideally suited to this sport. Skiing can be hazardous in the Pit Arm where snags and floating debris have not been removed. Waterskiing is prohibited in some of the smaller coves and bays; these areas are posted by buoys.

    FISHING

    Everyone has a favorite "hole". The Jones Valley area provides the best access to the Pit and Squaw Arms - considered by many to provide the best overall fishing. Other popular spots are located where the major rivers and streams empty into the lake, such as McCloud Bridge, on the McCloud, and Riverview (Lakehead) on the Sacramento Arm.

    THINGS TO SEE AND DO AROUND THE LAKE

    Shasta Lake is one of the dominant features in Northern California. Visitors can see the lake from Antlers Bridge, O'Brien Rest Area, and the Pit River Bridge on Interstate 5. The three Shastas - Shasta Dam, Shasta Lake, and Mt. Shasta - can be seen from the Shasta Dam Vista Point.

    Operated by the United States Bureau of Reclamation, Shasta Dam provides a variety of services including irrigation, power, and flood control.

    Shasta Caverns began forming over 250 million years ago in the massive limestone of the Grey Rocks visible from Interstate 5. The caverns, located off the Shasta Caverns/O'Brien exit, are privately owned and tours are offered year-round.

    Explore the natural and human history of Shasta Lake by taking a self-guided nature trail. The Hirz Bay Nature Trail is located in the Hirz Bay Campground, and the Samwel Cave Trail is located one mile south of the McCloud Bridge Campground.

    AREAS OF HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE

    Interesting historical sites can be found throughout the area. For instance, a trail blazed up the Sacramento River by Michael LaFramboise in 1834 later became the Oregon Trail. It was used extensively by traders, trappers, and gold seekers before being improved to a stage road. In 1872, the Central Pacific Railroad followed the same route as far north as Dunsmuir.

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  • Have a fun and safe visit to Shasta Lake.


  • Boat Safe and Sober


  • Swim Safe and don't swim alone.


  • Do not jump from houseboat to houseboat.


  • Keep children well supervised and properly equipped with personal flotation devices.


  • Boaters must watch for debris, underwater obstacles and shallow areas. Most are not marked.


  • Always remember to have an orange ski flag up when your riders are down in the water. Watch out for other riders who are down in the water. Also watch for ski ropes in the water.


  • Don't ride on the bow of the boat (this includes patio boats).


  • Remember light-colored clothing, hats, sunscreen, sunglasses and drinking water.


  • A beach towel for covering your legs from the sun works good, too.


  • Make sure the water is clear of swimmers and all people are accounted for before starting or moving any boat.


  • Buckle up and drive safely.


  • Never leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles. California can get VERY HOT. Vehicles can become too hot for pets and people even with the windows open.


  • Make sure your pets always have shade and fresh water.


  • It's a good idea to carry some drinking water in your vehicle for emergencies.


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