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Explore Natural Beauty in UpState CA

Dubbed "California's Last Frontier" buy the San Francisco Chronicle, UpState CA is an untouched paradise of natural wonder. Connect with nature and see wildlife in it's natural habitat in our national forests, parks, and refuges, or head to one of our many lakes, rivers, and streams for the fishing getaway of your dreams. Whatever your choice, you'll find no better place to get away from the hustle and bustle!

Road Trip on the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway
Escape the Crowds with a Road Trip in UpState California
Road Trip Through Lassen Volcanic National Park
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Hwy 162
Lake Oroville, CA 95965
530-365-7500
The Feather River Scenic Byway follows the North Fork of the Feather River into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The route is one of California’s earliest routes over the Sierra’s, providing the lowest elevation highway crossing during major winter storms. The byway traverses the northern Sierra Nevada and ends near the Nevada border, making it unique in its botanical and cultural diversity.The byway begins in the Lake Oroville area of Butte County. Lake Oroville, created by…
Butte County
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3207 Rutherford Rd.
Gridley, CA 95948
530-846-7505
9,100-acre wildlife refuge, one of the most intensively managed waterfowl marshlands in the United States. Excellent opportunities for hunting, fishing, photographing, and nature viewing. Educational programs, exhibits, self-guided nature trail and seasonal guided tours.
Butte County
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Hwy 99
Red Bluff, CA 96080
530-365-7500
Like other routes, Highway 99 began as a horse and stagecoach trail extending from Mexico to Canada, and was eventually improved to higher standards as time moved on. In the early 1920’s when automobiles were being mass produced, a definitive United States Highway system was needed for the promotion of commerce and tourism. In 1926 the Pacific Highway was designated to become US Highway 99. These highways brought growth to many communities, and businesses were…
Tehama County
465
4009 Hill Road
Tulelake, CA 96134
530-667-2231
Internationally known for the abundance and diversity of wildlife. The refuge hosts the largest winter population of bald eagles in the continental U.S.  The varied wildlife and habitats are a photographer’s delight.
Siskiyou County
428
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
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P. O. Box 301
Weed, CA 96094
The Living Memorial Sculpture Garden is an exceptional 136-acre art installation and war memorial along Highway 97 on the Goosenest Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest. Created in 1988 by a dedicated group of veterans, the site is now maintained under an agreement with the USDA Forest Service.The site includes the Hot LZ Memorial Wall, The Labyrinth, and ten sculptures by artist Dennis Smith.The Living Memorial Sculpture Garden is located on the west side…
Siskiyou County
5386
1696 Lakeside Drive
Redding, CA 96001
Mary Lake Park, on the west side of Redding, is 29 developed acres with tree-lined walking trails winding their way around a man-made lake. Enjoy this walk with your dog and bring your binoculars for wildlife viewing. Distance: 0.7 mile loop. Difficulty: Easy
Shasta County
5404
McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
844 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96001
The Botanical Gardens portion of the McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is the newest addition to Turtle Bay Exploration Park. The Redding Arboretum, one of four organizations that merged to create Turtle Bay Exploration Park, along with its supporters, initially drove the development of a series of gardens. Turtle Bay inherited and embraced the plan to develop the site as seen today. Today the Gardens comprise 20 acres of mediterranean-climate display gardens, a children’s garden,…
Shasta 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
2206
Hwy 89
McCloud, CA 96057
530-365-7500
Traversing an area unrivaled in North America for its volcanic features, the Modoc Volcanic Scenic Byway provides a rich mixture of geology, wildlife viewing and Indian history. This route is somewhat unique in that the entire route is only available for driving for a short four month span from June 1st to October 15th. Although the road is good, portions of the byway are unpaved. The portion of the route in the Tule Lake National…
Siskiyou County
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Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association
1699 HWY 273, Anderson, CA 96007 | (P) 530-365-7500
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