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Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreation Area

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Mount Shasta, CA
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Whiskey town lake

One afternoon I spend on a lovely beach at whiskey town lake. What a lovely and peaceful place... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2014
Bettina H
Munich, Bayern, Germany
Very nice!

We had a great day on the water. The only down side was the wait at the boat launch both coming and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2013
Keno, OR
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This region consists of 254,500 acres of scenic forest, lakes and mountain landscape, offering a wealth of recreational opportunities from hiking and canoeing to fishing and camping.
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  • Average8%
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

One afternoon I spend on a lovely beach at whiskey town lake. What a lovely and peaceful place. Very friendly people were there and everybody seemed to be very chilled and relaxed. Loved this place. Geese family walking on my blanket really nice...

Thank Bettina H
Reviewed 12 April 2013

We had a great day on the water. The only down side was the wait at the boat launch both coming and going.

Thank Shaun883
Reviewed 21 January 2013 via mobile

Beautiful scenery. Wonderful trails, variety of easy to difficult. Public restrooms available at most trails. Clear water, and some lovely beach areas. Highly recommend for a morning/afternoon out.

1  Thank Josh S
Reviewed 30 December 2012

My favorite lake in this area is Whiskeytown. So clean and cold, my family has enjoyed many wonderful days at this local treasure!

1  Thank cheeky211
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Many places to go, lots of things to see and do. Try renting a boat if you don't have one and visit one of the many lakes. Hiking, camping, fishing, boating....great fun!

1  Thank earnestxxxx
Reviewed 20 November 2012

The lake is stinky and polluted with stagnant water and goose droppings in the water at the swimming area. Many of the kids got sick after swimming here. Mosquitos are huge and plentiful. The campgrounds have almost no lighting. Do yourself a favor and drive...More

2  Thank Gordy11
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Another one of Northern California lakes that have alot to offer all who come to visit. Hiking, boating, fishing and all out just fun to go and enjoy the outdoors with your family and friends.

Thank seas2sea
Reviewed 28 September 2012

There are many areas to the park so I suggest stopping and getting a map. The Tower House historical area is a great place for a picnic.

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 13 September 2012

The Shasta/Whiskeytown/Trinity National Recreational area offers so much...whether it hiking....biking....or just exploring....you will find it there!

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 27 August 2012

This is our stomping ground and we grew up in this area...and we LOVE it. It does not feel like CA....more like WY. It is a growing area but is still filled great people and lovey sights. Lakes, streams, backpacking, horse back riding, camping, hunting...More

1  Thank Donna H
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