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.
Check out the Triplog.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.