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Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreation Area

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A beautiful part of the country

I've traveled all over the world, and have seen most of the US National Parks in the west, but had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bluevoter
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San Francisco, California
Brandy Creek Beach

We had wonderful time in Brandy Creek Beach. Nice and quite without motor boats. I and one of my... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Yoel S
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Mount Shasta, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've traveled all over the world, and have seen most of the US National Parks in the west, but had never explored the North State. In a long weekend, I saw Mt. Lassen, Mt. Shasta, and the Whiskeytown Lake area. I had hoped to see...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had wonderful time in Brandy Creek Beach. Nice and quite without motor boats. I and one of my kids had a free 2-hour kayak tour with a nice Ranger and a volunteer around the beautiful shoreline. We saw people also scuba diving. But most...More

Thank Yoel S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Run/hiked the bally creek trail and up mount bally. The views are spectacular. I didn't bring enough water and a park ranger gave me a small bottle - almost literalky safed my life. He was so nice. The took a batg in the lake where...More

Thank MuePet
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We enjoyed our time in Whiskeytown - Shasta - Trinity National Recreation Area. There is hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, and so much more. The views of Mount Shasta are very scenic. We enjoyed our time there.

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Such a beautiful area. Hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, boating, swimming and so much more. Only disappointment...There is no Whiskeytown town.

1  Thank crysroughgo
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Whiskeytown Lake and its surrounding protected woodlands can take you months to explore. I have been in Redding for 4 months and have not seen everything I wanted to see. If you are a hiker or mountain bike lover, the trails surrounding Whiskeytown Lake are...More

5  Thank Jeff E
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I was there in July and the lake was still full! Popular beach area near where Brandy Creek enters the lake with a marina nearby. Gold mining history at Camden House and El Dorado mine/stamp mill (short hike). Hikes to waterfalls (I went to Crystal...More

1  Thank Harold W
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Stopped by the Ranger station for a map hunting for a picnic rest stop driving north on I-5, unfortunately most areas seem to have almost no lake. I've driven this road many times and was with older relatives (in their 80's) who have been coming...More

1  Thank PBTravelstheWorld
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Whiskeytown lake is nothing less than Beautiful, in the summer it is full of crystal clear coolish water, nice beaches..albeit not natural sand as it is a man made reservoir, except the public beach areas. Some shade trees! By far the best lake in Northern...More

2  Thank Limeygary
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Enjoyed the view of the lake and the memorial to John F Kennedy, the location of his last dedication before his assassination. A nice little gift shop with very friendly and helpful staff. We came back another day to rent a pontoon boat at the...More

Thank Pat H
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