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Shasta Dam Vista Point, CA

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Trailhead Elevation 1,344 feet
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Preferred   Apr, Mar, Nov, Oct
Sun  7:30am - 5:12pm
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Overview
Shasta Dam Vista Point is located 8 miles north-northwest of Redding California. April and March are the best months to enjoy this hike.


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.

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    page created by Randal_Schulhauser on Nov 28 2010 7:51 pm
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