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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Visit the National and State Parks of UpState CA

The public’s access to state and national parks, national forests, and other public lands in America’s west is unprecedented. In the Shasta Cascade region, vast areas of public lands are easily enjoyed and offer some of California’s greatest treasures. The region is known for its wild and scenic rivers, three major lakes offering the best houseboating in the world, and thousands of miles of open space, providing great opportunities for hiking, rafting, kayaking, fishing, camping, or just getting away from the crowd. The Shasta Cascade also boasts scenic drives through various landscapes, with access to some of the region’s most significant attractions. From the unique volcanic features of Lassen Volcanic National Park to Lava Beds National Monument, and on to magnificent Mt. Shasta, these drives showcase the public lands’ grandeur and are often just a few hours away. These are your public lands - some of the country’s finest - and they are waiting to provide you, your family, and friends with a memorable experience.

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to steaming fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. Jagged peaks tell the story of its eruptive past while hot water continues to shape the land.

Lava Beds National Monument

Lava Beds National Monument is a land of turmoil, both geological and historical. More than 800 caves, Native American rock art sites, historic battlefields and campsites, and a high desert wilderness experience await you!

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

This place has more than just a great name! The park features Whiskeytown Lake, Shasta Bally mountain, and numerous waterfalls, providing outdoor enthusiasts opportunities for water recreation, hiking, mountain biking, camping, and horseback riding.

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2550 Riverside Drive
Susanville, CA 96130
530-257-2151
The Lassen National Forest, at the heart of one of the most fascinating areas of California, called the Crossroads, covers a wild, mountainous area of volcanic origin. It is an area of great variety offering a wide array of recreational opportunities and adventures. Some of the most outstanding attractions include:• Eagle Lake – the second largest natural lake in California, offering fishing, boating, water-skiing, sailing, hiking trails and camping.• Hat Creek Area – in the shadows…
Lassen County
3623
Lassen Volcanic National Park
P.O. Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063
530-595-4444
Lassen Volcanic National Park is about one hour East of I-5 on Ca. State Hwy 36 or 44. Park amenities include: Camping, Fishing, Picnic Areas, Restrooms, Cross Country Skiing, Interpretive Trails, Parking, and Two Visitor Centers - one at each entrance to the park.Lassen Peak is one of many volcanoes-active, dormant, or extinct-that extend around the Pacific Ocean in a great Ring of Fire. This zone of volcanoes and earthquakes marks the edges of plates…
Tehama County
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1 Indian Well Headquarters
Tulelake, CA 96134
530-667-8113
Cinder and spatter cones and miles of undulating, hardened flows. Over 20 developed caves including Mushpot Cave which is the only cave in the park in which lights have been installed. Site of the only Indian War in which a general was killed in U.S. history. Visitor Center, museum and seasonal guided tours.
Modoc County
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PO Box 1610
Alturas, CA 96101
530-233-3572
The 6,280 acre Modoc Wildlife Refuge was established in 1960 to manage and protect migratory waterfowl. Funds available under the Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act helped purchase this refuge which lies at 4,300 feet elevation at the base of the Warner Mountains. Water is the key to attracting waterfowl in this high desert area. An extensive system of ponds, dikes and control structures allows for flooding and draining of meadow and marsh. Carefully controlled water…
Modoc County
707
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971
530-283-2050
The Plumas National Forest, situated in the northern most Sierra Nevada, and just south of the Cascade Range, is versatile in its land features, uncrowded, and enhanced by a pleasant climate. The serenity of the forest is truly remarkable and enduring, and will leave lasting impressions. Some of the most outstanding attractions include:• Bucks Lakes Wilderness Area – the terrain includes gentle slopes, steep canyons and sheer cliffs, with a broad diverse landscape, which features great summer and winter…
Plumas County
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310 Johnsville Road
Blairsden, CA 96130
530-836-2380
Features two lakes, maintained trails, a museum, and historic gold stamp mill. Camping along the Jaimeson Creek, fishing, nature study, and hiking. Blacksmith demonstrations, mining lore, and samples of homemade ice cream.
Plumas County
586
Shasta State Historic Park
15312 Hwy 299W
Shasta, CA 96087
530-243-8194
Shasta State Historic Park includes exhibits of the historic mining settlement, an unparalleled collection of historic California artwork, brick building ruins from the gold-rush era and the Courthouse restored to its 1861 appearance.  Shasta State historic Park is located 6-miles west of downtown Redding on highway 299.
Shasta County
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3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
530-226-2500
The Shasta-Trinity National Forest, the largest in California, is a land of breathtaking beauty and a place for everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. The forest is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts providing an abundance of recreational opportunities. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: Mt. Shasta – the upper slopes of this snow-capped, dormant volcano rises to 14,179 feet and is designated as a wilderness area. Shasta Lake & Trinity Lake are paradise for…
Shasta County
5491
Weaverville, CA 96091
(530) 623-2121
The Trinity Unit (Trinity and Lewiston Lakes) of the Shasta-Trinity National Recreation area encompasses four subunits: Lewiston Lake, Trinity Dam, Stuart Fork and North Lake areas. Trinity Lake, when full, has 145 miles of shoreline with many boating options.  Trinity Lake dam is one of the highest earth filled dams in the world. Lewiston Lake lies just downstream from Trinity Dam and just north of the town of Lewiston and is a constant level lake.…
Trinity County
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PO Box 1240
Tulelake, CA 96134
530-260-0537
The Tule Lake National Monument includes both the the Tule Lake Segregation Center, the largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II, and Camp Tulelake, which was first a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, then an additional facility to detain Japanese Americans, and finally a prisoner of war camp.
Siskiyou County
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