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Shasta State Historic Park

15312 Hwy 299, Redding, CA 96087
+1 530-243-8194
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easter vacation 2018

WOW! these are such gigantic trees! Great place to visit and see all the trees that you cant even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shelia S
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Kingston
The Oldes Masonic Lodge in California

If you really want to get the full experience of this historic building, go when they are having... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1Shastagirl
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Redding, California
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This historic park houses the remains of Shasta City, alive and bustling in the Gold Rush days, and now a ghost town with restored stagecoach, barn and courthouse.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ghost town” (10 reviews)
“old jail” (4 reviews)
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LOCATION
15312 Hwy 299, Redding, CA 96087
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+1 530-243-8194
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"ghost town"
in 10 reviews
"the gold rush era"
in 5 reviews
"old jail"
in 4 reviews
"whiskeytown lake"
in 11 reviews
"step back in time"
in 3 reviews
"masonic lodge"
in 3 reviews
"old bakery"
in 2 reviews
"lots of history"
in 3 reviews
"great history"
in 3 reviews
"open thurs"
in 2 reviews
"original settlers"
in 2 reviews
"interesting ruins"
in 2 reviews
"take photos"
in 2 reviews
"gold mining"
in 2 reviews
"nice picnic area"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"great place to learn"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! these are such gigantic trees! Great place to visit and see all the trees that you cant even get the 4 of us around it. With out stretched arms we still needed more people. We drove through the Redwood tree and made it by...More

Thank Shelia S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you really want to get the full experience of this historic building, go when they are having one of their breakfasts. The lodge is open and most of the time so is the vault which contains many old artifacts. A couple of times a...More

Thank 1Shastagirl
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

What s near place to bring friends and family. The ruins are special. Don't forget to grab a snack before going to see the gallows and jail. ANOTHER FREE PLACE.

Thank Donny P
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We had such a excellent afternoon "stepping back in time" walking around the beautiful grounds looking at such great artifacts in The Gallows. We followed it up with an excellent lunch at the old Bakery... great place to include in your trip out to Whiskeytown

Thank Dale B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Loved this place with the feel of a ghost town. The gallows are intriguing. Wish our court system worked that quick and responded in that matter! Great historical park to bring the family to and spend a few hours.

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Stopped here because it looked like an fun spot to get a little history and take unique pictures. Unfortunately, it began to hail the moment we showed up, so we only stayed a few minutes. Despite this, we wandered around and snapped pics of the...More

Thank rienealwriter
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This was a fascinating nearby activity. We were staying in Redding and saw this on Tripadvisor. The old buildings are a really great place to use as a back-drop for family photo's or if you are practicing photography with different light elements. The museum is...More

Thank Pditti
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We went mid-week so the museum was not open but we easily walked around. There are nice exhibit boards that explain about the historic town and various buildings.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Went on a Monday, didn't know that the museum was only open Thurs-Sun. Still walked around the area and took some good pictures. Physically being here will definitely give you a better idea/image of the gold rush era. Not so far from I-5. Actually, we...More

Thank Chia2005
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Old Shasta had a few ruins, with great write ups at each. The museum was fantastic! There was a movie running and each room had interesting artifacts and stories. Downstairs was the jail and had a kitschy "ghost" in one of the cells. They say...More

Thank KitCat2007
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