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S H A S TA C A S C A D E The 2011 Official Visitors Guide to the Shasta Cascade Region of Northern California is published by the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association, which is solely responsible for its contents, in partnership with California Travel & Tourism Commission.

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association 1699 Hwy. 273, Anderson, Ca 96007 530-365-7500, fax: 530-365-1258 800-474-2782 Email: ©2011 Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association All rights reserved. All photographs are property of the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association unless otherwise noted.

CON T E N T S INTRODUCTION....................1 MAP ...........................................2

Byways................................. 12-15

Yreka/Klamath River Country..........4

Adventure Activities ........... 16-17

Gold Rush history, scenic rivers & ranching history

Mt. Shasta/McCloud Country ..........4

Railroad heritage, volcanic landscapes & world class hiking

Weaverville/Trinity Country ............5

Alpine lakes, a wild & scenic river & natural wonders

Red Bluff/Tehama Country ..............6

Including Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway – All American Road.

Rafting, Horseback Riding, Mountaineering, Skiing & other Adventures.

Recreation, Year Round ...... 18-25 Golf, Hiking, Fishing, Houseboats & Marinas.

Redding/Shasta Lake Country .........7

Regional Attractions, Museums, Arts & Culture ... 26-29

Burney/Eastern Shasta Country.......7

Forests, Parks & Public Lands .................... 32-39

Chico/Paradise Country...................8

Accommodations ............... 40-51

Western/ranching heritage, extreme sports, arts & antiques Famous Sundial Bridge, picturesque lake, & a recreational paradise

Trout filled streams, spectacular waterfalls & scenic vistas Arts, culture, historic mansions & tall green pines

Oroville/Lake Oroville Country ........8

Bed & Breakfast Inns, Hotels/Motels/Resorts and RV Parks/Campgrounds

Alturas/Modoc Country ..................9

Dining, Shopping, Real Estate, Services ........... 52-54

Susanville/Lassen Country ..............9

Driving Itinerary

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Chester/Lake Almanor Country .....10 Lush meadows, brilliant fall colors and lake view golf

Events Calendar & Vacation Planner.............. 56-57

Quincy/Feather River Country .......10

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Championship golf courses, historic bridges & rugged canyons

Information Services ........... 58-59

Cover Photos: Sundial Bridge – Redding CVB Houseboating – Shasta Marina McCloud Falls – Gibson Stock Photography Mt. Shasta – Nick Vine


Seven Crown’s Bridge Bay Resort Shasta Lake See Ad on page ........ 22 The California Parks Co. Red Bluff See Ad on page ........ 37

Jones Valley Resort Shasta Lake See Ad on Back Cover

Rich agricultural lands, historic wonders & outstanding outdoor recreation

Wild west history, lakes, mountains & outstanding wildlife viewing

Eagle Lake trout, logging heritage & forested plateaus

Shasta Outlets Anderson

Visitor Bureaus and Chambers of Commerce

Look for fun facts throughout this guide.

Motel 6 Northern California Rolling Hills Casino Corning See Ad on pages...28, 34 & 47

Gateway to a Getaway............ 55

“In the northeastern corner of California lies one of the country’s most beautiful regions – the Shasta



The Fly Shop Redding See Ad on page ........ 21

Sugarloaf Cottages Lakehead

Hampton Inn & Suites Redding See Ad on page ........ 43

Turtle Bay Museum Redding See Ad on page ........ 27

provides something for everyone to discover

Holiday Harbor O’Brien See Ad on page ........ 20

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway See Ad on page ........ 15

relaxation – the perfect escape from the

Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama,

fast pace of city life. Come and enjoy the

and Trinity. The Association also operates

uncrowded, unspoiled, wide open spaces

a California Welcome Center in Anderson,

and leave behind some of the hassles and

located right off of Interstate 5. This center

concerns of urban life.

offers a wide variety of tourism and outdoor

Win River Casino Redding See Ad on page .......... 3

backcountry roads, the Shasta Cascade and enjoy. Your vacation in our region can provide great recreation, adventure and




recreation information. The bounty of our


natural attractions is even greater than 84

marketing organization, has been dedicated

years ago, but you can still enjoy the same

to promoting economic development through

beauty as those from previous generations.

Association, Produced by: Karen Whitaker Bob Warren Assistance by: Sabrina Charlson

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From glistening lakes

and world-class rivers to scenic drives and


Cascade non-profit

recreation and tourism for more than 84 years in the region’s eight counties: Butte, Lassen,

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1 Yreka/Klamath River Country 2 Mt. Shasta/McCloud Country 3 Alturas/Modoc Country

4 Weaverville/Trinity Country 5 Redding/Shasta Lake Country 6 Burney/Eastern Shasta Country

7 Susanville/Lassen Country 8 Red Bluff/Tehama Country 9 Chester/Lake Almanor Country

10 Quincy/Feather River Country 11 Chico/Paradise Country 12 Oroville/Lake Oroville Country

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Y R E K A / K L A M AT H R I V E R C O U N T R Y G O L D R U S H H I S T O R Y, S C E N I C R I V E R S & R A N C H I N G H I S T O R Y

Yreka/Klamath River Country is truly defined by its combination of the California Gold Rush history and the natural wonder of the Klamath River. Flowing from Oregon to the Pacific Ocean, it is the predominant river in the region. This river, and its tributary rivers and streams provide some of the most exciting rafting, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing 68th Scott Valley Pleasure Park Rodeo Etna, 530-467-3515 in Northern California. The town of Yreka was born out of one of the largest Gold strikes in California history and is still shaped by this discovery. Today, a comprehensive sampling of gold collected from the area is on Blue Grass Festival display at the Siskiyou County Courthouse, where some of the nuggets measure in excess of six inches in Etna, 530-467-4144 diameter. Besides gold, logging helped carve out the rich cultural history of the area, where the Yreka Western Railway continues to define the rugged mountain logging town of more than 100 years ago. Golden Siskiyou Fair The Railroad now guides passengers on a scenic, hour-long journey from Yreka, through beautiful Yreka, 530-842-2767 Shasta Valley, to Montague, where visitors can enjoy a stroll through this historic ranching and Yreka Holiday Parade logging town.

EVENTS May 1 July 16-17 Aug. 10-14 Nov. 26

Yreka, 530-842-1649

Scott Valley, a rich ranching area nestled in the mountains southwest of Yreka, is dotted with tiny communities dating back to the Gold Rush Era. Visitors today will find interesting shops, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and an excellent microbrewery in Etna.

Hidden Treasures

The State of Jefferson Scenic Byway, Highway 96, follows the Wild and Scenic Klamath River through numerous river communities. The river is also very popular for family rafting trips.

Siskiyou County Museum Highlights from the historic past to the 21st century. Yreka, 530-842-3836

For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or

Wild & Scenic Klamath River The Klamath offers stunning scenery, great nature viewing and rafting.

Klamath River Rafting

Mt. Shasta, at 14,162’ is C a l i f o r n i a ’s t a l l e s t v o l c a n o , and the 2nd tallest in the United States

M T. S H A S TA / M c C L O U D C O U N T R Y R A I L R O A D H E R I TA G E , V O L C A N I C L A N D S C A P E S & W O R L D - C L A S S H I K I N G


Although magnificent Mount Shasta is the prominent landmark of the Shasta Cascade region and is visible from almost anywhere in the area, one of the first views drivers will notice as they are coming up I-5 is the awe-inspiring granite towers of Castle Crags State Park. Fishermen from around the world are attracted to the area by the world-class wild trout fishing along the McCloud and Upper Sacramento Rivers.

May 14

Tulelake Migratory Bird Festival Tulelake, 530-667-2231

July 7-10

57th Annual Weed Carnevale, Weed, 530-938-4624

Sept. 3-4

Cool Mtn. Nights - Saturday / Blackberry Festival - Sunday, Mt. Shasta, 530-926-6004

Sept. 8-11

Tulelake/Butte Valley Fair, Tulelake, 530-667-5312

Visitors who come to experience the wonder of spectacular Mount Shasta will find exceptional access to the mountain year round via the Everitt Memorial Highway. On the southern slopes of Mount Shasta off Hwy. 89 is Mt. Shasta Ski Park, offering outstanding downhill skiing and boarding.

Hidden Treasures Lake Siskiyou, Mt. Shasta - Great fishing, camping, boating & swimming. 530-926-2610 Lava Beds National Monument, Tulelake Lava tubes and honeycomb caves created by erupted volcanoes. Easily accessible trails. 530-667-2282 McCloud Falls The upper McCloud River boast three spectacular waterfalls. 530-964-2184

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From the splashing of Hedge Creek Falls in Dunsmuir, to the dramatic descent of the Upper McCloud Falls, waterfalls are those attractions that soothe the soul. For the train enthusiast, Dunsmuir offers a self guided railroad photography tour, while the Railroad Park Resort offers a unique experience to sleep in a caboose and eat on a train. In McCloud, guests can enjoy a retreat into the past with historic hotels and shops chalk full of memories, or get lost in the beauty of the three tumbling McCloud Falls.

The spectacular Volcanic Legacy All-American Road takes visitors through the lower Klamath and Tulelake National Wildlife Refuges, and the Lava Beds National Monument. The Wildlife Refuges offer excellent yearround birding, while Lava Beds National Monument is a great place to explore the beauty of a volcanic landscape, with both developed and undeveloped lava tubes open for exploration. The monument is also the site of the last Indian battle in California, Captain Jack’s Stronghold. Nearby, Medicine Lake Highlands offers visitors a unique view of pumice deposits, mountains of volcanic glass, and beautiful Medicine Lake. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or For additional information see page ad on page 36.

W E AV E R V I L L E / T R I N I T Y C O U N T R Y A L P I N E L A K E S , W I L D & S C E N I C R I V E R , & N AT U R A L W O N D E R S

Now known for its gracious hospitality, golden history, and many outdoor splendors, as with many portions of Northern California, the lure of gold is what brought settlement to the area. Even before the gold rush of 1849, pirate Bill English and his rogue crew discovered gold on Trinity River near Big Bar and left the area with their purses full. It was the eventual discovery of gold in 1849 that brought thousands of miners to the area and the construction of such towns as Weaverville and Lewiston. Most of the county is forest land and some of the most beautiful scenery and natural lakes are found in the Trinity Alps Wilderness, so named because its snow-capped peaks are reminiscent of the Swiss Alps. The Trinity River, designated as a wild and scenic river, provides opportunities for kayaking, rafting, fishing, and swimming. Resorts in the Coffee Creek area, just north of Trinity Lake, offer horseback riding, cabins, and recreational activities. Weaverville, located along Highway 299, provides a nostalgic step back in time. One of the most interesting portions of Weaverville’s history comes from the 1800’s, when as many Chinese men and women inhabited the region as did Euro-Americans; all of them searching for the abundant gold found nearby. In 1852 they established a Taoist place of worship, which burned in 1873. The new temple, Joss House in the state park of the same name, dedicated in April of 1875, has since been in continuous use as a place of worship. Hayfork, reminiscent of a frontier village, is home to the nearby Natural Bridge, which is both historically interesting and an unusual natural phenomenon with strong links to the native Americans which once inhabited the area. Natural Bridge is a limestone arch thrown across a narrow ravine by nature. Lewiston offers history buffs great opportunities to explore, along with wonderful photographic opportunities including twenty of the town’s structures which are listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. If jagged peaks over 9,000 feet tall, saw tooth ridges, alpine meadows, deep glaciated canyons, and more than 50 mountain lakes and streams are what you’re looking for; the Sawtooth Ridge, Margo Gray Trinity Alps Wilderness is waiting for you. This 500,000acre wilderness area is the second largest in California and one of the largest in the United States. Trinity Lake, the third largest lake in California, has 147 miles of shoreline and is uncrowded even during the summer peak months. The many secluded, tree-lined coves are perfect for anglers and houseboaters. Its crystal clear waters contain a variety of prize fish including trout, smallmouth bass, and King Salmon. Lewiston Lake offers boating, fishing, swimming and camping experiences, while marinas on Trinity Lake also rent houseboats and other types of watercraft. In Southern Trinity County, Ruth Lake offers similar boating and fishing opportunities. All this and more is perfect for a relaxing vacation of a lifetime or just a few days away from the stress of urban life. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or For additional information see page ad on page 59.




South Fork Mountain in Tr i n i t y C o u n t y i s t h e l o n g e s t continuous ridge in the We s t e r n H e m i s p h e r e


Annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Weaverville 530-623-5284, 530-623-6101

June 4

Lewiston Peddler Fair, Lewiston Art, crafts & antiques. 530-778-0506

July 1-4

Weaverville’s 4th of July Celebration, Weaverville, 530-623-6101

Aug 6-7

56th Annual Ruth Rodeo CCPRA, 707-574-6381

Aug 6-7

Ruth Lake Summer Festival Raft races, OHV / 4x4 Tour. 530-623-6101

Aug. 19-20

Car Show in the Park Music & Food, Weaverville 530-623-2369

Aug. 26-28

Trinity County Fair, rides, auctions & more, Hayfork. 530-628-5223

Oct. 8

Salmon Festival, Weaverville, 530-623-6101

Hidden Treasures Joss House Weaverville State Historic Park 530-623-5211 J.J. Jackson Museum, Weaverville History Center of Trinity County. 530-623-5211 Highland Art Center, Weaverville Fine arts and performing arts. 530-623-5111 Courthouse Square, Weaverville Old buildings with unique businesses, in the heart of historic downtown Weaverville. 530-623-6101 Trinity Lake, Weaverville Houseboating, camping, waterskiing and fishing. 530-623-2121 Lewiston Lake, Lewiston Flyfisherman’s, canoer’s & camper’s paradise. 530-623-2121

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EVENTS Jan. 25-29

April 15-17

At the northern end of the great Sacramento Valley and just 90 minutes north of Sacramento lies a land of beautiful contrasts, Tehama Country. The strong western heritage will capture your heart and awaken your spirit. Some of the 70th Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale, best western events in California occur in Red Bluff, including the Red Bluff Round-Up Rodeo, and the Annual Bull Red Bluff. 4-day sale of bulls, geldings, and Gelding Sale, the largest in the nation. These and other western events attract people from all over the west. mules, herd dogs, 530-527-2045 Although it certainly plays a key role in the identity of the area, the western lifestyle is not the only intriguing aspect of Red Bluff’s past and present. In a somewhat different aspect of the heritage of Tehama County, it 90th Annual Red Bluff Round-Up, was the home of the first and only president of the California Republic, William B. Ide. His original adobe Red Bluff. 3-day Rodeo & Parade. home has been fully restored and is now part of The William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park in Red Tickets, 530-527-1000 Bluff. Rodeo information, 530-527-8700

May 6-7

May Madness Car Show, Corning, 530-824-5550

June 25

Field to Fork, Red Bluff, 530-527-6220

Aug. 26-27

Olive Festival, Corning Concession booths, bucket fun run, and more, 530-824-5550

Sept. 22-25

Sept. 30 Oct. 2

Oct. 2

One of the area’s most dominate natural features, the Sacramento River provides an endless variety of outdoor recreation and is one of the largest salmon spawning rivers in the world. Its various tributaries furnish hundreds of miles of the best-in-the-west trout, steelhead and salmon fishing. Seasonal Lake Red Bluff offers fishing, rafting, and jet boat excursions on the Sacramento River, the perfect spot for boating enthusiasts. There are public boat ramps along the lower Sacramento as well as along Lake Red Bluff for those looking to access the river.

Red Bluff, combining elements of the Victorian era and western heritage, provides numerous hotels, motels, and restaurants to cater to the traveler or vacationer. The old Victorian west lives on in Red Bluff with Victorian Tehama District Fair, Red Bluff homes built from the 1860’s to the early 1900’s. Walk into a vanishing Local art, carnival, special events, & more, 530-527-5920 America at the Kelly-Griggs House Museum, and view elegant, renovated rooms where Victorian-garbed mannequins “live” among authentic antique furnishings. The rich heritage of the area makes 14th Annual West Coast Monster Truck it one of Northern California’s most prominent destinations for Nationals, Red Bluff antiques and collectibles. Red Bluff is also considered the Sacramento River Kayaking 530-527-6220 gateway to the famous Lassen Volcanic National Park, one of the few active volcanoes on the United States 20th Annual Antique mainland. Established as a national park on August 9, 1916, it encompasses 160 miles of spectacular volcanic exhibits and the Street Fair, Red Bluff. impressive Lassen Peak. Over 100 Antique dealers, food booths & more. 530-527-3092

Oct. 20-22

Just south on Interstate 5 is the town of Corning, founded as an agricultural center back in the 1860’s and acknowledged as the center of Northern California’s internationally reknown olive industry. Other towns in the Sacramento River Valley include Los Molinos, Gerber, Tehama, Vina, Paskenta, and Flournoy. These small communities provide important local services to the agriculture of the fertile Sacramento River Valley. Manton, nestled in the foothills of Lassen 29th Annual Western Open Fiddle Peak, offers excellent hunting and fishing as well as rich soil and cool climate which continually proves to create Championships, Red Bluff Entertainment, an area of production for first-rate apples, grapes, cattle, and timber. Tehama Country with its numerous & nightly concerts. 530-527-6220 lakes, streams, and outstanding recreational opportunities is the place to discover old fashioned hospitality.

For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or or the Red Bluff-Tehama County Visitors Bureau at 530-527-6220, 800-655-6225 or Kelly Griggs Museum Featuring local Indian artifacts and antique furniture and photographs from Tehama county’s past. 530-527-1129

Hidden Treasures


William B Ide Adobe State Historic Park Featuring a one-room adobe house, woodshop and blacksmith in a 5-acre park overlooking the beautiful Sacramento River. 530-529-8599 Lassen Volcanic National Park The park encompasses 160 miles of spectacular volcanic exhibits & impressive Lassen Peak. 530-595-4444 Sacramento River Discovery Center, Red Bluff Featuring interactive displays and tours. 530-527-1196

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Te h a m a C o u n t y w a s the home of the first and only President of the California Republic, William B. Ide

R E D D I N G / S H A S TA L A K E C O U N T RY FAM O US SUND I A L BR I D G E, P I C T UR E S Q U E L A K E S & A R E C R E AT ION A L PA RAD I SE Redding, the largest California city north of Sacramento, is both the center of commerce for Northern California and home to vacation essentials such as movie theaters, parks, golf courses, the Mt. Shasta Mall, Turtle Bay Exploration Park and the world-famous Sundial Bridge on the Sacramento River. A wide variety of hotels and restaurants make Redding the choice of vacationers or travelers wishing to experience the Northstate’s outdoor wonderland while still enjoying all the amenities of a city. Just west of town is the historic mining town of Old Shasta State Park. Whiskeytown Lake, a favorite for sailing and windsurfing, offers picnicking and camping opportunities as well as other activities including fishing, hiking, hunting, and horseback riding. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is now becoming known for Whiskeytown Falls, a 200 foot cascade of a clear mountain stream.


Shasta Lake, the largest in California, offers a wide variety of vacation experiences. The lake is formed by one of the engineering marvels of the 20th century, Shasta Dam, the tallest center overflow dam in the world. If every family in America had a swimming pool, the water held back by the dam would be enough to fill every one of them! Dam tours are available daily and include a ride into the heart of the dam in a forty-story elevator. Shasta Lake also has the distinction of being known as the “Houseboat Capitol of the World,” offering, from a basic camper on pontoons, to the equivalent of a luxury condominium that floats. Besides houseboating, several lakeside resorts, RV parks, and B&B Inns provide a relaxing vacation alternative to get away from it all.

April 13-17

Kool April Nites, Redding, 800-874-7562

May 19-21

Redding Rodeo, Redding, 800-874-7562

June 15-19

Shasta District Fair, Anderson 530-378-6789 or 800-874-7562

July 4

Freedom Festival, Redding 800-874-7562

Oct. 15

Return of the Salmon Festival Anderson, 530-365-8622

Hidden Treasures Lake Shasta Caverns, Shasta Lake. Cavern attraction, 2-hour guided tours. 530-238-2341 or 800-795-CAVE

North of Shasta Lake, the Sacramento River extends into one of the best trout streams in California. To the south, Anderson and Cottonwood, also located along the Sacramento River, provide a small town atmosphere reminiscent of a bygone era. Anderson is also the location of the region’s only Outlet Shopping Center, Shasta Outlets. Cottonwood is considered a step back into yesteryear with its good-neighborly, cowboy downtown, quaint eateries and several antique stores. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or For additional information see ads on page 30, 31 and 58.

Shasta State Historic Park, Old Shasta Brick ruins of the gold-rush city. Courthouse features historical exhibits. 530-243-8194 Sundial Bridge, Redding World-famous pedestrian bridge. 800-874-7562 Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding Museum, Arboretum and Café. 530-243-8850

Sundial Bridge

BURNEY / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTRY T R O U T- F I L L E D S T R E A M S , S P E C TA C U L A R WAT E R FA L L S & S C E N I C V I S TA S To the East, scenic vistas, cool mountain air, rich agricultural land & trout-filled streams combine pleasantly in the Eastern Shasta Country. Beautiful lakes, such as Lake Britton, Big Lake, Fall River Lake, & Eastman, Crystal and Baum Lakes all provide such activities as sailing, water skiing, and fishing. The Fall River valley, an ideal mountain valley, containing rich fertile soils, clean air, spring waters, and a crisp climate produces 25% of the wild rice in the world. In the town of Fall River Mills is the Fort Crook Museum, one of the best small museums in the region. Also located to the East is the town of Burney. From its early beginnings as a humble logging town, it has developed into a popular destination, and is only a few minutes away from McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. The Pacific Crest Trail, McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, and numerous other unequaled attractions all help make Eastern Shasta Country a recreation paradise. Heading east on Highway 44 from the Sacramento Valley, you’ll find the northern entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park, with Manzanita Lake and Loomis Museum. A visit to this area will give a quick view of the geological wonders of the park. Just north of the park is Hat Creek, famous for its cool spring fed waters and abundant rainbow trout. Numerous volcanic features in the area are highlighted by Subway Caves, an underground easily explored phenomenon. Campgrounds and picnic areas are adjacent to the creek and provide a soothing atmosphere for anything ranging from just a short lunch stop to a weekend getaway. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or For additional information see ad on page 37.

EVENTS June 30 July 4

Burney Basin Days, 4th of July Celebration. Queen Pageant, town parade and fireworks show. 530-335-2111

Aug. 6

Fall River Rice Festival 530-336-7362

Sept. 1-5

Intermountain Fair, McArthur 93rd Annual Shasta County Fair 530-336-5695

Hidden Treasures Fort Crook Museum, Fall River Mills Four-building complex tells story of Indians & early settlers. 530-336-5110 McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Burney. Includes spectacular Burney Falls, a campground, picnic sites, trails. 530-335-2777 Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral Volcanic and thermal-spring attractions, conifer forests and mountain meadows. 530-595-4444

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C H I C O / PA R A D I S E C O U N T R Y A R T S , C U LT U R E , H I S T O R I C M A N S I O N S & TA L L G R E E N P I N E S In 1860, General John Bidwell founded Chico on part of his original 28,000-acre ranch. To encourage the development of a quality community, he donated land to anyone willing to build a house, church, or any other public structure and in 1887 Bidwell also gave part of his land for the development of an agriculture college. As part of the effort April 28Gold Nugget Days, Paradise May 1 Parade, BBQ. 530-872-8722 to create their envisioned city, the General and his wife funded Bidwell Park, now the largest municipal park west of the Mississippi River. Chico is home to a California State University, which developed from that early May 26-30 Silver Dollar Fair, Chico. 530-895-4666 agricultural college. The University has helped shape the thriving community. The City’s numerous art and glass blowing studios have led to Chico being named one of America’s “Top 100 Art Communities”. The Sept. 24 Chico Palio, Chico downtown is known for its eclectic collection of restaurants and shops, blending modern technology Artoberfest kick-off. 530-228-2860 and wares with beautiful classic artchitecture and cobblestone walkways. It is certainly worthy of an afternoon stroll, or a weekend getaway. Oct. 1-31 Artoberfest, Chico. 530-228-2860


Oct. 1-2

Johnny Appleseed Days, Paradise. 530-877-9356

Hidden Treasures Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park Chico. This was the home of founder General John Bidwell & Annie Bidwell Tours. 530-895-6144 Gold Nugget Museum, Paradise Museum depicts area history from Native America to 1950. 530-872-8722

Downtown Chico

Paradise, a short drive from Chico, is aptly named, and rests in a truly beautiful setting. It is a haven, just out of the reach of the valley fog but beneath the heavy snows of the Sierra. Its quiet residential streets have become home for many Californians who can choose wherever they want to live. Gold has played an important part of the community’s history, including the 1859 discovery in the Paradise area of the largest nugget ever found in California, 54 pounds! Paradise has also become known for its fine collection of antique shops and friendly community. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 1-800-474-2782 or or

Bidwell Park in Chico at 3,700 acres, is the largest city park west of the Mississippi


EVENTS May 1-8

Feather Fiesta Days, Oroville. 530-538-2542

May 21

Red Suspenders Day, Gridley. 530-846-3142

Aug. 25-28

Butte County Fair, Gridley. 530-846-3626

Sept. 24

Salmon Festival, Oroville. 530-538-2542

Hidden Treasures Gray Lodge Wildlife Area Gridley. The Pacific Flyway attracts over one million ducks and 100,000 geese annually. 530-846-7505 Oroville Chinese Temple Oroville. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is also a California landmark. 530-538-2496

In the heart of the Sacramento Valley is the town of Gridley. In the late 1800’s, another gold discovery occurred in the Central Valley, which led to the development of this historic Gold Rush town. The several hundred days of warm, sunny weather and the abundance of water have since lead to Gridley becoming the home for many ranchers who found their most profitable treasure in the development of the rich agricultural land.


For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or or

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Oroville was an early gold mining camp and was the home to hundreds of ambitious miners along the Feather River. In 1968 Lake Oroville was created, and almost overnight it became one of California’s most recognized recreation lakes. Several local attractions are of national significance, such as Feather Falls, the sixth highest waterfall in the United States, and the Sutter Buttes, the world’s smallest mountain range. Engineering marvels include the nation’s tallest earthen dam at Lake Oroville. Before the coming of Euro-Americans, Maidu Indians roamed the hills and fished the streams and rivers of the Feather River country. In 1848 their life changed dramatically with the European discovery of gold on the Middle Fork of the Feather River, and subsequent onslaught of settlers to the area.


A LT U R A S / M O D O C C O U N T R Y WILD-WEST HISTORY, LAKES, MOUNTAINS & OUTSTANDING WILDLIFE VIEWING Modoc Country is located in the far northeast corner of California, combining a fabulous four-season climate with abundant natural resources and a colorful “wild-west” history. With less than 10,000 residents, its quiet atmosphere offers a peaceful setting for a family vacation. Recreation opportunities abound, with warm, dry summers providing camping, hiking, fishing, water sports and many other outdoor activities. Truly a land of varied terrain, it includes one of California’s most beautiful mountain ranges, the Warner Mountains, with cool, clear lakes and streams. In contrast, a wide variety of high desert abounds with its serene desert lakes. You can still visit turn-of-the-century towns, ranches and farmlands in Modoc, often called the “place where the west still lives” and has often been compared to Montana for its unconventional Californian lifestyle. Abundant marshes, forests, plains and lakes provide an ideal habitat for a variety of wildlife. The National Wildlife Refuge and the rest of Modoc Country is home to Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, Goshawks, Golden Eagles and many other endangered species. Rocky Mountain mule deer and elk, wild horses, burros and pronghorn antelope are just a few of the majestic local inhabitants of Modoc Country. Alturas lies in the broad valley of the Pit River near the center of the county, at the junction of Highways 395 and 299. This city serves as the commercial center for northeastern California with a variety of motels as well as a historic hotel, modern and historic shops, and restaurants. Cedarville, centrally located in the cattle ranching area of Surprise Valley, is the home to an unusual exhibit of historically significant buildings relocated to Cedarville, and now a small mythical town called “Louisville”. The mythical town consists of log cabins, a slaughterhouse, schoolhouse, water tower, and the old Fort Bidwell and Eagleville jails from the 1800’s.

EVENTS July 2-4

Fandango Days Celebration, Alturas. Parade, car show and country music. 530-233-4434

Aug. 18-21

Modoc County “The Last Frontier Fair,” Cedarville. Crafts, exhibits, rodeo competition, great food. 530-279-2315

Sept. 16-18

Alturas Balloon Fest and Migratory Bird Festival, Alturas. Balloon rides, activities & tours. 530-233-4434 or 530-233-3572

Hidden Treasures Modoc County Historical Museum, Alturas Over 150 years of history, Native American artifacts. 530-233-6328 Modoc Wildlife Refuge, Alturas High-desert oasis for waterfowl. 530-233-3572

The Modoc National Forest and Bureau of Land Management have many improved campgrounds with nearly 300 family camping sites available. Modoc Country also offers a variety of Bed & Breakfasts Inns with such amenities as hot springs, ranch living, fishing, or wilderness access. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or

Fandango Pass, Modoc National Forest A State Historical Landmark on Appelgate – Lassen Emigrant Trail. 530-279-6116 or 530-233-5811

Lassen Applegate Trail

SUSANVILLE / LASSEN COUNTRY E A G L E L A K E T R O U T, L O G G I N G H E R I TA G E & F O R E S T E D P L AT E A U S Lassen Country, one of the last true undiscovered jewels of Northern California, is an outdoor recreation paradise. In the mountainous western portion there is camping, hiking, fishing, and winter sports which rank among the best the state has to offer. The Bizz Johnson Rail Trail managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Lassen National Forest is one of the best “rails to trails” conversions in California. Horseback riders, mountain bicyclists, and hikers can enjoy this gentle 25-mile trail along the Susan River. Susanville serves as the recreational crossroads for the eastern part of the Shasta Cascade Region, as well as the commercial center with a wide variety of stores, shops, health facilities, restaurants, and motels. The historic town of Susanville provides a wonderful opportunity to visit a town which still honors and lives with the structure, lifestyle and neighborly hospitality of an era long passed. Westwood, located 22 miles west of Susanville, was built by the Red River Lumber Company starting in 1912, and was one of the largest company lumber towns in the Western U.S. A 22 foot tall statue of legendary logger Paul Bunyan and his blue ox honors Westwood’s logging heritage and presides over the annual Paul Bunyan Mountain Festival. Eagle Lake, the second largest natural lake in California, is located 16 miles north of Susanville. This is home to the world famous Eagle Lake Trout, a species entirely unique to the lake. These trout are generally larger than those of other California lakes, averaging 3-5 lbs. Fishing is permitted, and Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service camping facilities are located around the shoreline. A boat launch, marina, swimming beach, picnic areas, and various family interpretive programs are available at Eagle Lake. Lassen Country is the perfect getaway, offering outdoor recreation experiences from summer camping, hiking and fishing to autumn hunting, winter snowmobiling and sledding. In spring there are numerous wildlife watching opportunities. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or www.

Bizz Johnson Trail – BLM


Paul Bunyan Mountain and Blues Festival, Westwood. 530-256-2456

July 20-24

Lassen County Fair, Susanville, 530-257-4104

Oct. 8-10

19th Annual Rails to Trails Festival, Susanville Outdoor activities, mountain bike rides. 530-257-4323

Hidden Treasures Bizz Johnson Trail, Susanville The Biz Johnson National Trail follows the rugged Susan River from Susanville to Westwood along an old rail line. 530-257-5381 Lassen Historic Museum, Susanville Artifacts native to Lassen and old time lumbering equipment. Roop’s Fort built in 1854 is adjacent to museum. 530-257-3292 Susanville Railroad Depot, Susanville. The depot serves as the place to start a leisurely hike or bike ride up the Susan River. 530-257-3252

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EVENTS Jan - April

Guided snowshoe hikes, Chester 530-595-4480

Feb. 12-13

Annual Dog Sled Races, Chester 530-258-2426

Feb. 19

Snowmobile Poker Run, Chester 530-258-2426

Hidden Treasures Lake Almanor, Chester Great lake for outdoor recreation and water sports. 530-258-2426

The Chester/Lake Almanor Basin is known as one of Northern California’s recreational paradises. The City of Chester, adjacent to Lassen Volcanic National Park, offers a wide variety of some of the closest lodging available to the park. It makes a perfect choice for a relaxing vacation and cozy “home base” for park goers. The Warner Valley portion of the park, including Drakesbad Guest Ranch, is accessible from Chester, and offer the only overnight accommodations within the Park. This secluded resort offers a serene alpine meadow setting, with comfortable cabins & bungalows. The resorts of Lake Almanor offer the ideal setting for an oldfashioned summer family vacation. It is the largest and most popular lake in Plumas County and provides year-round fishing, several championship golf courses and, in the summer, various water sports activities. Indian Valley, located between Lake CHESTER Almanor and Quincy, was originally the QUINCY home of the mountain Maidu Indians. The valley is now dotted with ranches, old barns, and cattle lazily grazing in wide, lush meadows.

Chester Museum/Library, Chester 530-258-2742 Indian Valley Museum, Taylorsville Local history exhibits and large display of rocks and minerals. 530-284-7785 or 284-6406

For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or

Lake Almanor



Rugged canyons, crystal clear lakes, grassy meadows, trout filled streams, fresh pine forests, world class mountain golf resorts and brilliant star-filled skies are what define Quincy and Feather River Country. Located where the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges meet; the area boasts dozens of lakes, thousands of miles of Jan. 16, Historic Longboard Feb. 20, Ski Revival Series rivers and streams, and over a million acres of National Forest. Quincy offers beauty, solitude, clean air and March 20 Johnsville 800-326-2247 an unhurried pace within an abundance of recreation and relaxation available during all four seasons. As the county seat, Quincy is also its commercial center. With various museums, shopping and a number April 9 Taste of Plumas, Quincy. 530-283-3402 of motels, Quincy can be an excellent choice for centering your mountain vacation. The impressive four-story courthouse is the dominant and most recognized structure of the area. In the vicinity Aug. 10-14 Plumas-Sierra County Fair, Quincy of Quincy are beautiful Bucks Lake and La Porte. Bucks Lake is a very popular spot for fishing Parade, livestock, entertainment. 530-283-6272 and hunting as well as an excellent winter retreat for cross-country skiers and snowmobilers. La Porte also attracts visitors for camping, fishing, swimming, and winter sports activities.

Hidden Treasures Plumas County Museum, Quincy Native American, mining, logging, railroad & agricultural history. Art gallery, bookstore. 530-283-6320 Plumas Eureka State Park & Museum Johnsville. This indoor/outdoor complex includes mining relics and a restored stamp mill. 530-836-2380 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Portola. Train rides, photos, artifacts and gift shop. 530-832-4131

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The Blairsden/Graeagle/Portola area has gained prominence in recent years as a planned residential center for vacationers and retirees. Eastern Plumas County has six pristine golf courses, several stables, and in nearby Portola, the worldrenowned Portola Railroad Museum. Also accessible are Lake Davis and Frenchman Reservoir, two popular trout fishing lakes. This rural mountain retreat offers a kind of peaceful relaxation and untouched natural beauty difficult to find in our modern, hurried world. Dozens of events, fascinating museums, recreation options and scenic drives offer plenty to do year-round. Whether you are looking for a quiet vacation, a spot to retire, or to experience a natural adventure, the Quincy/Feather River Country is your ideal destination. For further information contact Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association at 800-474-2782 or















The freedom to travel a mile a minute.

Imagine a life when a twenty mile trip might take all day, the automobile brought this freedom. In 1908 the Ford Model T sold for $850.00 and this changed America forever. Its simplicity, toughness and design were perfect for the deeply rutted roads of the west, and the American driving vacation became a lifestyle. Listed here are nationally designated scenic byways, historic routes and one of just three All American Roads in California. This designated All American Road, the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway, highlights the route of a national treasures – Lassen Volcanic National Park. Make some time, gather up the family, get in the car and out of the city, and you too can discover what Americans have been experiencing for almost 1 00 years - the magic of rekindling relationships with a scenic driving vacation. Information about lodging & traveler services is available from the visitors bureaus and chambers of commerce along the route.

A free 48 page guide is available, highlighting the scenic drives of Northern California. Please contact:

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association 530-365-7500 or 1-800-474-2782 Or at our websites: and Gateway to a Getaway – Scenic Highways & Byways

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FEATHER RIVER SCENIC BYWAY Railroad History, Northern Sierra Golf Country & Historic River Canyons The Feather River Scenic Byway follows the North Fork of the Feather River into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The route is one of California’s earliest routes over the Sierra’s, providing the lowest elevation highway crossing during major winter storms. The byway traverses the northern Sierra Nevada and ends near the Nevada border, making it unique in its botanical and cultural diversity. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Oroville, Quincy and Graeagle/Portola, with other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 125 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 4 hours • Best Time to go: Spring through Fall

HISTORIC HIGHWAY 99 Broad Valleys Dotted with Magnificent Oaks, Fertile Fields, Orchards & Old Bridges Like other routes, Highway 99 began as a horse and stagecoach trail extending from Mexico to Canada, and was eventually improved to higher standards as time moved on. In the early 1920’s when automobiles were being mass produced, a definitive United States Highway system was needed for the promotion of commerce and tourism. In 1926 the Pacific Highway was designated to become US Highway 99. These highways brought growth to many communities, and businesses were developed along these corridors, making it convenient for tourists and businessmen alike. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Red Bluff and Chico, with other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 42 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 1 hour • Best Time to go: Year-round



From the Valley Oaks to the Redwood Coast

Mountain Lakes, Gold Rush History, & the Pacific Crest Trail

This scenic byway may offer some of the most diverse scenery, botanical variety, wildlife and climatic zones of any drive in far Northern California. The route encompasses from the dryer, warmer Sacramento River Valley to the cool, often foggy Redwood Coast. It features a variety of cultural and historical glimpses of the gold mining, timber, and Native American history along the byway. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Redding, Weaverville, Eureka/Arcata, with limited services in Willow Creek, and other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 140 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 4 hours • Best Time to go: Yr.- round but check for road conditions over the Summit during the winter months.

Water is never far away from the Trinity Heritage Scenic Byway. The route includes Lewiston Lake, Trinity Lake, the Trinity River, and numerous sparkling streams in far Northern California. You will be driving through some of the most beautiful and rugged portions of Trinity and Siskiyou County. Much of the route follows the path of 19th century gold miners and settlers, and offers scenic views of mountainsides, jagged cliffs, and dramatic vistas. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Weaverville, Lewiston, Trinity Center, and Weed, with other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 120 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 3-4 hours • Best Time to go: Spring through Fall

SHASTA DAM / SHASTA LAKE SCENIC BYWAY This byway is just seven miles north of Redding off of Interstate 5. It runs through the City of Shasta Lake which has all services. The byway begins at SHASTA DAM/SHASTA LAKE Shasta Dam Blvd. and Lake Blvd, and S C E N I C B Y W AY continues west to a vista point that affords the traveler a stunning view of the three Shastas, Shasta Dam, (tallest center overflow dam in the world), Shasta Lake, (California’s largest lake), and Mt. Shasta (14,162 feet). Many activities are available after reaching Shasta Dam – guided tours of the Dam, boat ramp, and bank fishing is available at Fisherman’s Point. Camping, biking, and hiking trails are located on the west side of the dam.



• Distance: 3 miles (7 miles from I-5) • Minimum Driving Time: 5-8 minutes • Best Time to go: Year-round

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Wild & Scenic River Canyons, Legendary Bigfoot Lore, and Native American & Gold Rush History This scenic drive follows two nationally designated Wild and Scenic Rivers: Klamath River and North Fork of the Trinity River, both known for their trophy sized steelhead and salmon, and thrilling whitewater boating. These rivers cut through the Siskiyou and Klamath mountains, and provide ideal habitat for wildlife. Hoopa, Yurok, and Karuk Indian tribes have made their home in the area for at least a thousand years. Native American and rich gold rush history – a byway of discovery. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Willow Creek and Happy Camp, with other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 88 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 2 hours • Best Time to go: April-November



• Distance: 33 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 1 hour • Best Time to go: Year.- round

Colorful Settlement History, a Blend of Narrow Valleys, Steep Forested Mountains & the Rugged Klamath River

Unrivaled Volcanic Features, Natural Wonders and Indian Lore Traversing an area unrivaled in North America for its volcanic features, the Modoc Volcanic Scenic Byway provides a rich mixture of geology, wildlife viewing and Indian history. This route is somewhat unique in that the entire route is only available for driving for a short four month span from June 1st to October 15th. Although the road is good, portions of the byway are unpaved. The portion of the route in the Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge is best visited during the winter months when the most viewing opportunities are possible. Lodging and other traveler services are available in McCloud and Tulelake, with other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 108 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 3-4 hours • Best Time to go: Yr.- round for Hwy. 96 portion, Grayback Summit closed during the winter months.

High Desert, Applegate-Lassen Trail, and 150 Years of Little Change In the northeastern corner of California the Warner Mountains rise in a near solid wall to an elevation of almost 10,000 feet. Crossing over these mountains at Cedar Valley, you will enter a totally different world. Explorer John Freeman named it “the Great Basin”, the land where none of the rivers run to the sea. Lodging and other traveler services are only available in Cedarville and Fort Bidwell. There are no other services along the route.






This scenic byway follows the Smith River, which is considered one of the crown jewels of the National Wild & Scenic River System. As the byway climbs away from the coast, it enters the Smith River Canyon. The National Recreation Area has seven distinctive plant communities. You’ll pass from a coastal redwood forest to old growth stands of Douglas fir to dense chaparral. The river has more than 175 miles of navigatable waterway ranging from Class 1 to Class 5. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Crescent City, Gasquet and Patrick Creek, with other limited services along the route.


The State of Jefferson Scenic Byway derives its name from an early 1940’s movement to create the 49th state. In 1941, locals blockaded Highway 96 and declared Jefferson to be its own state. Many believed that Jefferson would have become the 49th state in the Union had the bombing in Pearl Harbor not focused the nation on war in the Pacific. The mighty Klamath River, called the “Clamet” by Native Americans, continues to shape the lifestyle and landscape of Northern California. Today the Klamath River is popular for its scenic beauty, as well as its extensive recreational opportunities such as fishing and rafting. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Yreka and Happy Camp, with other country style camping and lodging opportunities along Hwy. 96, and other limited services along the route.


Wild & Scenic River, National Recreation Area, all within Northern California’s Shortest Scenic Byway

• Distance: 93 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 3 hours • Best Time to go: Summer, check road conditions before traveling.

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• Distance: 120 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 4-5 hours • Best Time to go: June 1st through Oct. 15th

EMIGRANT TRAILS SCENIC BYWAY Rich in Native American, Euro-American, & Emigrant Trail History & Culture Travelers on this route will drive within close proximity to the Applegate, Lassen and Burnett Emigrant Trails. The scenery of Goose Lake, the Warner Mountains, and beautiful farm country, will take you back in history to when this area was settled over 150 years ago. The Warner Mountains have one of the most unique obsidian deposits in the United States, with four areas open for collection. The byway route is also part of the “Pacific Flyway” for migrating birds and 75% of the migrating waterfowl pass through the nearby Klamath Basin refuges. The South Warner Wilderness contains many attractions and is close to the byway. Lodging and other traveler services are available in Alturas, Cedarville, Tulelake, with other limited services along the route.



• Distance: 64 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 2 hours • Best Time to go: Year-round

VOLCANIC VOLCANIC LEGACY SCENIC BYWAY – ALL AMERICAN ROAD One of just 37 All American Roads in the United States, the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway connects Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California and Crater Lake National Park in Southern Oregon. The volcanic activity of the Cascade Range has created unique geological formations that can only be seen in this part of America. The byway travels through dense forests, across broad wetlands, pastoral grasslands, along clear swift streams and through massive farms and ranches. These wide open-spaces make this area adjacent to the byway an ideal setting for hiking adventures, great fishing and whitewater boating. Enjoy great scenery and a chance to experience a slower, quieter pace of life. Communities along the byway are eager to tell their story and share their uniqueness with you. The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway is about blue skies, virgin forests, clear lakes and streams, and uncrowded open-spaces. A few days along the byway could be one of your most memorable vacations, one that excites your senses, refreshes your soul and offers the possibility of taking your breath away at every bend in the road.

Lake Almanor/Chester A Recreational Paradise The southern most point of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway is the Chester/Lake Almanor basin, where Highways 89, 32, 36, and 44 converge. It is also where the Sierra Mountain Range meets the Cascade Range. Although originally developed as a logging and sawmill community, Chester’s charm now comes from quaint B&B’s and 1950’s style motels. Chester provides the largest base of lodging opportunities on the southern portion of the byway. Westwood is just to the east of Lake Almanor/Chester. It has the unique distinction of once having been the largest company lumber town in the west. A 24 foot tall statue of the legendary logger Paul Bunyan honors the town’s logging heritage. The road north out of Westwood provides wintertime access to the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway, as the road through Lassen Volcanic National Park is usually closed from November to May. Just a few miles off the byway and east of Westwood is Susanville. The cliffs and gorge of the Susan River flank its western limits and is the eastern end of the Bizz Johnson Recreational Trail. This rail to trail conversion is considered by many to be one of the most exhilarating trails in Northern California.



• Distance: 133 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 4 hours • Best Time to go: Year - round, some portions – May to October only.

Lassen Volcanic National Park Volcanic History and Scenic Wonder The very existence of Lassen Volcanic National Park is linked to a loud awakening of Lassen Peak in 1914. This was a beginning of a seven-year cycle of sporadic volcanic outbursts with the major eruption occurring on May 19, 1915, with a massive collapse of the summit crater.

L E G A C Y S C E N I C B Y WAY Three days later a great explosion blasted out a new crater. The area was designated a National Park in 1916 because of its significance as an active volcanic landscape. The park is a compact laboratory of volcanic phenomena and associated thermal features. Several groups of hot springs and fumaroles remain as remnants of this volcanic activity. In an era that all too often ignores the importance of nature and special places, Lassen remains a sacred and enchanting destination. It is truly an enriching national park experience.


mountain has a special spiritual aura. McCloud, on the southern slope of Mount Shasta, offers everything from luxury accommodations and fine dining to camping and picnicking. McCloud is a town of superlatives - from having the oldest golf course in Northern

• Distance: 33 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 2-4 hours • Best Time to go: Late May - November


Old Station / McCloud Creek, Rivers and Waterfalls This section of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway begins at the northern edge of Lassen Volcanic National Park and is a continuation of the volcanic terrain from Lassen. Old Station served as a stagecoach stop and military post in the early part of California’s settlement. By the 1860’s it was known that this area had a unique geological history. Just north of Old Station is Subway Cave offering an opportunity to walk through a 1/3 mile long volcanic lava tube. Further along Hwy. 89 is Hat Creek, considered by many as one of the best trout flyfishing streams in the country. Numerous access points, as well as campgrounds, provide the makings of a great summer vacation. Hat Creek virtually rises right out of the ground. These cold spring fed waters are perfect habitat for trout. The Intersection of Hwy. 89 and 299 allows for several optional side trips to the communities of Burney and Fall River Mills. North of the Intersection about six miles is what Theodore Roosevelt called the “eighth wonder of the world” McArthur Burney Falls State Park. The never-changing water volume over the falls is what makes it so unusual. The sources of most of its water are springs, just a 1/2 mile above the falls. The scenic drive continues north on Hwy. 89 to the McCloud River and a chance to see three spectacular water falls – Lower, Middle and Upper McCloud Falls. Just to the west is McCloud, a great stopover or even a place to enjoy the evening.



• Distance: 70 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 3 hours • Best Time to go: March – November

McCloud / Tulelake Shasta in View

California to the oldest square and round dance venues in California. Moving up the byway, at the base of the mountain is Mt. Shasta City. From the luxurious chalets at Mount Shasta Resort to the largest campground in the area on Lake Siskiyou, it’s a great place to stay. The city is known for its wide variety of bookstores, galleries, gift shops and good restaurants. Dunsmuir, just south of the byway and Mt. Shasta City has a

~ ALL AMERICAN ROAD century long history as a railroad town. The town may be one of the few places that you can actually spend the night in a 19th century railroad car. Railroad Park Resort, has a collection of old cabooses and dining cars to help provide a truly unique resort experience. Continuing north, Weed and its Historic Lumber Town Museum offers a collection of artifacts including the original lumber company store, as well as a collection of antique logging equipment. Nearing the California border is one of the least populated areas of California, with the largest wildlife population. Literally millions of birds pass through this area annually on the Pacific Flyway. The Lower Klamath NWR has the distinction of being the first refuge set aside for waterfowl in the nation. Seventy five percent of the wildlife migrating along the west coast Pacific Flyway visit this area. It is also home to the largest concentration of wintering American bald eagles in the continental United States. The community of Tulelake is known as the horseradish growing capital of the world with more than 1/3 of the world’s crop grown in the area. Lava Beds National Monument showcases unusual volcanic features and was the site of the only Native American/US Army battle in California history. The monument is a fitting end to the California section of the All American Road’s only scenic highway celebrating nature’s process of landscape building.



• Distance: 100 miles • Minimum Driving Time: 2-4 hours • Best Time to go: April-Nov., winter for refuges

Byway Information: 866.722.9929 m Regional Tourism Information: 530.365.7500 | 800.474.2782

This portion of the All American Road has the distinction of having a view of Mount Shasta for almost the entire section. Majestic Mount Shasta at 14,162 feet is the tallest volcano in California and can often be seen from more than 100 miles away. For centuries, the mountain has served as the anchor for the Cascade Range, as a spiritual center for Native Americans, and as a nature lover’s and mountain climber’s paradise. Its interesting history, tales of lore, myths and legends continue to attract visitors from around the world who believe the

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A DVENT UR E A C T I V I T I E S Rafting, Feather River, Carl Piech


A Reason for every Season! The Shasta Cascade Region offers great outdoor adventure activities year-round. Spring brings a colorful show of wildflowers throughout the region – spectacular colors abound! Come and experience the vivid display of wildflowers that can be found everywhere in the region. Spring also brings some of the best river rafting in the region – try an exciting action packed rafting trip on one of Northern California’s wild and scenic rivers, with skill levels ranging from sophisticated float trips to Class 5 excitement, we have the best! Imagine you and your friends with oars in hand, are about to take on another Class 3 rapid, your guide providing expert steering directions while you have cool clean waters splashing against you through some of California’s most spectacular scenery. Summer brings out the best of hiking, biking, backpacking, camping, houseboating, swimming, fishing, and much more. Consider the excitement involved with being on the open range searching out wild horses as you sit high in the saddle in the shadow of Lassen Peak. If you love kayaking, or if you are a newcomer – try the free guided kayak tours offered by the National Park Service at Whiskeytown Lake. Fall brings spectacular colors – you don’t have to travel to the east coast for some of California’s most beautiful colors. Imagine meadows with vivid colors, fall colors that dazzle year after year, crisp, cool, mountain air. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, or just want a great getaway - fall for the Shasta Cascade Region! Winter brings a white winter wonderland to the Northstate. Crosscountry skiing, snowmobiling at various snowmobile parks with snowmobile rentals and guided tours, ice-skating at one of the few outdoor skating rinks in California, to sledding, snowshoeing in Lassen Volcanic National Park, to attending dog sled races – there’s never a dull winter moment in the Shasta Cascade Region! OR how about the possibility of a guided two day ascent on Mt. Shasta, or a day of skiing or snowboarding at Mt. Shasta Ski Park.

For more information about adventure activities in the Shasta Cascade Region visit:

Lava Beds National Monument was a training ground for astronauts heading to the moon

Horse Creek, Ken DeCamp


Reference map on page 2 for color-key

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Yreka/Klamath River Mt. Shasta/McCloud Alturas/Modoc

4 5 6

Weaverville/Trinity Redding/Shasta Lake Burney/Eastern Shasta

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Susanville/Lassen Red Bluff/Tehama Chester/Lake Almanor

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Quincy/Feather River Chico/Paradise Oroville/Lake Oroville

MOUNTAINEERING Shasta Mountain Guides

P.O. Box 1543, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3117, fax: 530-926-1374;, email: Shasta’s premier local guide service since 1982, specializing in professional, high quality, safe & enjoyable climbs. Alpine & rock climbing, backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering & glacier courses for all abilities.


Highway 299, P.O. Box 729, Willow Creek, CA 95573; 530-629-2263, 800-722-2223, fax: 530-629-1157;; email: Half-day to three day rafting trips on the uncrowded Trinity, Klamath, Salmon and Smith Rivers; Drift fishing trips, inflatable kayaks, equipment rentals, shuttles, river store.

Canoe West

P.O. Box 931, Yreka, CA 96097; 530-842-7805;; email: Whitewater canoe school on the Klamath River for over 30 years, specializing in a high instructor-to-student ratio.

Great kayaking lake experiences - Shannon Morrow

North Country Raft Rental

At Turtle Bay, Redding, CA 96001; 530-244-4281; Rent quality rafts and equipment for a scenic float down the Sacramento River, from Redding to Anderson. It’s fun and easy, beginners welcomed.

River Dancers Rafting & Kayaking

302 Terry Lynn Ave., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3517, 800-926-5002;, email: Guided rafting and kayaking adventures on the uncrowded rivers of far northern California and southern Oregon. Class 2 to 5, 1 to 5 days, Yoga on the River, family and kids camping trips, whitewater school.

Tributary Whitewater Tours

Departing from Weed, Big Flat and Happy Camp; 800-672-3846 or 530-346-6812;, email: Many rafting trips for all levels, from novices and families to expert only whitewater for more than 30 years. 1/2 day to 3+ days. Group, youth (4-17 years) & other discounts.

Trinity River Rafting

31021 Hwy 299 W., P.O. Box 572, Big Bar, CA 96010; 530-623-3033, 800-307-4837; email: Whitewater rafting on wild and scenic Trinity River (class II-V). Also Klamath River. Springtime: Southfork - Trinity, Canyon Creek, Upper Sacramento. Rafts & inflatable kayaks too.

Wilderness Adventures

108 Ski Village Drive, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-622-6887, 800-323-RAFT;, email: Whitewater rafting, kayaking, and fishing trips on Northern California’s class 2, 3, 4, & 5 wild and scenic rivers. One day trips to twelve day expeditions year round. Mild scenic floats to wild class 5. Also kayaking schools & remote fishing trips available. Northern California’s most respected outfitter since 1979.

Rafting on wild and scenic rivers

WINTER SPORTS Lassen Park Snow Area Lassen Volcanic National Park

The Fun Factory Snowmobile Rentals & Tours ,


P.O. Box 100, Mineral, CA 96063; 530-595-4444 Snow play, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing. South entrance: Hwy 89, 5 miles north of 36E. North entrance: Hwy 44. Late November - early April.

Located at Deer Mountain Snowmobile Park, Hwy 97, Weed, CA;; 530-926-5387; email: Snowmobile rentals & tours on and around Mt. Shasta. Enjoy 280 miles of trails & 1000’s of acres of terrain, instruction and helmets included. Reservations recommended.

HORSEBACK RIDING Wild Horse Sanctuary

P.O. Box 30, Shingletown, CA 96088; 530-474-5770;, email: Experience the beauty of wild horses in an open range setting. Season for horse trips, April through October. Open all year for viewing and learning. Wed. & Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. See Ad on page 33. Drakesbad Ranch, Chester.................................................. 530-529-1512

The Sundial Bridge in Redding i s t h e w o r l d ’s l o n g e s t g l a s s surfaced cable stayed suspension pedestrian bridge. Snow Sledding fun for all!

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When considering the Shasta Cascade Region for golf, your only real

concern is how many golf courses you can play in the time you have allotted for your trip to beautiful Northern California. Year-round golf is available in the region. In the winter you might choose a Sacramento Valley course from Red Bluff to Redding. In the spring through fall, choose from a variety of mountain courses. Besides its beautifully located courses, the region is well known for its reasonable prices. If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, many of the courses in the region provide magnificent backdrops with perfectly manicured greens and fairways. Whether it’s a Northern California golf vacation, or just a round of golf fitted into your busy vacation schedule, the Shasta Cascade Region has a golf course for you.

For a list of the region’s golf courses, call 1-800-474-2782 and mention Shasta-Golf. GOLF Fall River Valley Golf Course

Hwy. 299 E., P.O. Box 827; Fall River Mills, CA 96028; 530-336-5555; Championship golf at its finest. Beautiful views, natural surroundings, and a country atmosphere make this peaceful NE California layout a favorite. Golf Digest ****1/2 star.

Sevillano Links – A John Daly Signature Course

2655 Barham Avenue, Corning, CA 96021; 530-528-4600; From 5,000 to just over 7,000 yards, rated #30 in the nation for best casino course by Golf Week. Sevillano Links is the perfect course for golfers of all skill levels. See Ad on page 28.

Mount Shasta Resort

1000 Siskiyou Lake Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3030, 800-958-3363;, email: Enjoy 18 holes uniquely designed with 3 sets of tees and yardages. Our course is challenging and enjoyable for all players regardless of skill level. See Ad this page.

Hiking, Shasta Lake, Gibson Stock Photography


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HIKING, BACKPACKING, BACKCOUNTRY GUIDE SERVICES & OUTFITTERS Northern California is well known for its backcountry opportunities. Just check any map of the Northstate and virtually anywhere you look is going to be public lands or close to public land. The eight National Forests and numerous wilderness areas in the Shasta Cascade Region all offer opportunities to “get away from it all” and find solace and relaxation. The Shasta Cascade Region offers an abundance of prime backpacking and hiking areas. Although winter snowfall at higher elevations often affects some of the backpacking trails, there are numerous other hiking opportunities in and around areas like Shasta Lake or Whiskeytown Lake. Be sure to call local ranger stations or other public lands management agencies for up-to-date information. Besides going out on your own, there are several reputable guide services in the Shasta Cascade Region. These can provide a once-in-a-lifetime family experience using either horses or llamas for carrying those camping essentials, or take the avid fisherman or hunter to a remote locale they would never find on their own. For specific information about public lands, review the public lands pages on page 32 of this guide and contact those agencies which manage the area you are considering for your backcountry experience. We ask that you tread lightly through our area and leave no trace. We are sure that when you come back, you will want to show your family’s next generation the great experiences you enjoyed.

Robin Kohn Guide Service

PO Box 1388, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3250;; email: Tour guide and author of “Mount Shasta Guide to Fun.” Hiking, skiing, driving tours and much more. Book or tour with Mt. Shasta Fun Guide.

FISHING/HUNTING GUIDE SERVICES Northern California fishing offers a wide variety of opportunities on rivers, streams and lakes. Some of the best fishing in California is located in the Shasta Cascade Region and whether it’s flyfishing for trout, seeking out the best cove for bass, or spin fishing on a mountain river, virtually anyone can enjoy casting a line. Lakes dominate the Northstate and are full of a variety of species to include bass, trout, catfish, kokanee, salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, and sunfish. Bass fishermen love Shasta Lake as it’s the largest manmade lake in the state and has plenty of natural and planted structures for the game fish to prosper. Trinity Lake is known for its smallmouth bass and has even produced a state record fish. The region is also home to some of the best flyfishing in California, including a 9 mile stretch of the McCloud River below Lake McCloud, a 3.5 mile stretch of Lower Hat Creek east of Burney, and a 23 mile section of Fall River near Fall River Mills. The region is home to some of the best flyfishing in California, including the world renown Sacramento River, which is now rated one of the top 5 tail water trout fisheries in the world, as it goes through Redding. Trout and salmon prosper on the cool waters of Shasta Lake, causing fishermen to do extremely well. The Upper Sacramento River, known as a blue ribbon trout fishery, draws flyfishermen from all over the west. Almost 40 miles of river are available from Box Canyon to Shasta

Lake and produce trout up to 18 inches. The Trinity River is known for its excellent flyfishing for both trout and steelhead. In season, the salmon fishing is unbelievable and there are many times when it’s hard to not catch a salmon in the Trinity River. Lewiston Lake and Trinity Lake each afford numerous opportunities for both bank fishing and trolling, while numerous high alpine lakes in the Trinity Alps provide the fishermen willing to take a hike with the opportunity to catch an elusive brook trout or rainbow. The Klamath River is world renown for trout, steelhead, and salmon fishing. There are numerous spots to stop from Willow Creek north on Highway 96, all the way up to Happy Camp and eventually on the Interstate 5. Several quality guide services using drift boats can take the dedicated fisherman out for an experience of a lifetime. Other fishing experiences worth noting are in the eastern portion of the Shasta Cascade Region. They

include Eagle Lake with its world famous Eagle Lake trout. This trout is found nowhere else, and because of the unusual chemistry of the water in Eagle Lake, it is the only trout that can survive there. Further south, Lake Almanor, Antelope Lake, Frenchman Reservoir, and Bucks Lake are just a few of the mountain lakes which will provide unforgettable fishing experiences. Several of these lakes have marinas or resorts which rent fishing boats. It’s best to check locally or with the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association for information on fishing any of these lakes, or view an up-to-date weekly fishing report at www.shastacascade. com/fishing. Whether it’s fishing close to the freeway such as the conveniently close Whiskeytown Lake or Shasta Lake, the remote reaches of Ruth Lake, or the ever popular Lake Oroville, there is a fishing experience awaiting you in the Shasta Cascade Region.

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Marble Mountain Guest Ranch

92520 Hwy. 96, Somes Bar, CA 95568; 530-469-3322, fax: 530-469-3321; www., email: Marble Mountain Ranch is the only Klamath river fly fishing lodge with complete lodging, meals, and guide packages. We specialize in steelhead on the fly using drift boats to cover the middle Klamath and jet boats to cover the lower Klamath.

Salmon King Lodge of Red Bluff

19095 Bonita Rd, Red Bluff CA 96080; 530-528-8727, 866-877-8354;, email: Northern California’s finest fishing experience. Featuring a full service fishing lodge & guide service, gorgeous views, divinely comfortable private rooms, and a fun day of fishing. What’s not to love?

Ted Fay Fly Shop

5732 Dunsmuir Ave., P.O. Box 47, Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-2969; Dunsmuir’s oldest fly shop, serving fly fishermen for five decades. A minute from the Upper Sac. Very close to I-5. Guide services available.

Fish Camp, The Fly Shop

AA Outdoor Adventures Sport Fishing

The Fly Shop

Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-6151, 800-670-4448, fax: 530-221-6151;, email: Exceptional fishing getaways, expertise and integrity you can rely on. Offering year-round guided fishing trips, lodging available. Salmon, Trout, and Steelhead are our specialties.

4140 Churn Creek Road, Redding, CA 96002, 530-222-3555, 800-669-3474, fax: 530-222-3572;, email: The largest fly fishing specialty shop in America, catering exclusively to fly fisherman’s tackle, guide service & travel needs. Open all year. See Ad on page 21.

If you are looking for relatively uncrowded waters, great fishing opportunities, a peaceful week long houseboating experience, or just a day on a patio boat to get away from it all, the Shasta Cascade’s numerous lakes can provide the equipment you need for your getaway experience. Whether it’s renting a personal watercraft to zip around for sheer excitement, or a luxury condo-like houseboat for you and your closest friends, the opportunity awaits you in the Shasta Cascade. The three lakes in the Shasta Cascade Region that provide houseboat rentals are Shasta Lake, known as the houseboating capital of the world, Trinity Lake and Lake Oroville. Marinas on any of these three lakes can provide a houseboat for just about any budget. This includes houseboats for up to six with just basic amenities, to boats with wet bars and hot tubs designed for 22 active vacationers. These and other lakes in the region offer marinas that rent personal watercraft, water-ski boats, and fishing boats. For further information about rates or availability contact one of the following listed marinas.

EAGLE LAKE Eagle Lake Marina, Susanville......... 530-825-3454 Mariners Resort, Susanville ............. 530-825-3333

LAKE ALMANOR Private Marinas Only.

LAKE OROVILLE Lake Oroville Marina

3428 Pentz Rd., Paradise, CA 95969; 530-877-2414, 800-255-5561, fax: 530-877-6552; Located in the Lime Saddle Recreation Area on Lake Oroville. Full service marina offering Luxury Houseboat, Ski Boat, Deck Cruiser and Personal Watercraft Rentals. A Forever Resort! See Ad on page 25. Bidwell Canyon Marina, Oroville ........... 530-589-3165

Oroville Dam, at 770 feet, i s t h e n a t i o n ’s t a l l e s t a n d largest earthen dam, and is 6,925 feet long


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Holiday Harbor

20061 Shasta Caverns Road, O’Brien, CA 96070; 530-238-2383, 800-776-2628, fax: 530-238-2102;, email: Come spend your vacation with us. We are the friendliest marina on Shasta Lake! We offer a full service resort including a fueling station, store, gift shop, a restaurant overlooking the marina, plus, we operate the “Toy Box,” the largest small boat rental center on the lake, where our houseboat customers receive special discounts! We are proud to say that we provide the most value for your vacation dollars. Don’t worry if you didn’t rent from us last year, come in and get a taste of how we will treat you this year! See Ad on page 20.

Jones Valley Resort

LAKE SISKIYOU Reynolds Resorts-Lake Siskiyou

4239 W.A. Barr Road, P.O. Box 276, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-2610, 888-926-2618, fax: 530-926-5061;, email: 10 mph lake. Great Trout and bass fishing. Rent powered or pedal boats, kayaks, etc. FREE: boat launching, fishing dock, fish cleaning station. 600’ beach.

RUTH LAKE Ruth Lake Marina ............................. 707-574-6194

SACRAMENTO RIVER Bend RV Park, Red Bluff................... 530-527-6289

SHASTA LAKE Antlers Resort & Marina

P.O. Box 140, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2553, 800-238-3924, fax: 530-238-2340; www.shastalakevacations. com, email: Family owned and operated for over 40 years. Our office is open year round to take your reservation. Houseboat, Cabin and Boat Rentals. We also offer a full service marina, gas, moorage and general store. See Ad on page 19.

Bridge Bay Resort

10300 Bridge Bay Road, Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-3021, 800-752-9669, fax: 530-275-8365;, Located on Lake Shasta. Full service resort w/ lakeview lodge, restaurant & lounge. Three, four and seven day houseboat rentals. Daily/weekly patio boat, fishing boat, ski boat. Moorage, gas dock & store. Overnight slips available. See Ad on page 22.

22300 Jones Valley Marina Dr.,Redding, CA 96003, 530-275-7950, 877-4SHASTA, email: Shasta’s premier marina located on the Pit River arm of Shasta Lake. Specializing in luxury houseboat rentals, some with Bose SurroundSound™, tracking satellite and upper deck hot tubs. Enhance your vacation with a Malibu ski/wakeboard cruiser, fishing boat or PWC. Spacious 40’ party boat available for group get-togethers or overnight camping. Full service marina, private moorage, and store open year round. See Ad on back cover.

Packers Bay Marina

4240 Main Street, Shasta Lake, CA 96019, 530-275-5570, 800-331-3137, fax: 530-275-9237;, email: Located in the “hub” of Shasta Lake, Packers Bay Marina proudly presents our fleet of luxury houseboats. Our reputation has been built by providing the finest boats and customer service at reasonable rates. Join our “family” of satisfied customers. Open May 1 to Sept. 30. See Ad on page 20.

Honey Run Covered Bridge, built in 1894, is the only threelevel bridge in the nation.

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Shasta Marina Resort

18390 O’Brien Inlet Rd., Lakehead, CA 96051, 530-238-2284, 800-959-3359, fax: 530-238-6843,, email: Vacation on the most luxurious houseboats imaginable, within the 370 miles of mountainous, forested shoreline of Shasta Lake. Full Service Marina, Fuel, Service, Moorage, Store. 20 minutes north of Redding. Up to 15% discount on houseboat rentals. See Ad on page 23.

Trinity Lake Resorts and Marinas

There are a variety of recreational opportunities in the Shasta Cascade. Perhaps you want a day of family fun at a water park or miniature golf resort? Or, maybe you got a little too much sun and decide the next day should be indoors. Consider one of the numerous Indian gaming casinos in the region. Win-River and Pit River Casinos are just a few miles from some of our best recreational opportunities. The following list of ideas might become a vacation in itself, or just augment an already exciting trip that you have planned.

45810 State Hwy. 3, Trinity Center, CA 96091; 530-286-2225, 800-255-5561, fax: 530-286-2665; 15 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3 at Cedar Stock Road. Complete resort with full service marina featuring Houseboats, Small Boat & Personal Watercraft Rentals, Cozy Cabin Rentals and the Timbers Restaurant & Lounge, the only full service restaurant on the lake. A Forever Resort. See Ad on page 25.

Shasta Recreation Co.

14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-8113, fax: 530-275-8344; Six boat launch ramps and lighted overnight parking areas. Conveniently located at all major lake locations. Paved ramps. Courtesy docks in season. Restroom facilities. Daily fee or season passes available. Best deal on the lake. New docks have arrived.

Trinity Alps Marina

Fairview Marina Rd., P.O. Box 670, Lewiston, CA 96052; 530-286-2282, 800-824-0083, fax: 530-286-2281;, email: Located off Trinity Dam Blvd. Houseboat, fishing & ski boat, & Sea-Doo rentals, store, tackle, bait, souvenirs, t-shirts and more! Open April-Oct.

Silverthorn Resort

16250 Silverthorn Road, Redding, CA 96003, P.O. Box 1090, Bella Vista, CA 96008; 530-275-1571, 800-332-3044, fax: 530-275-1573; Offering luxury houseboat rentals, cabins, pizza & pub, apparel shop, full-service marina and a grocery store. Creating new memories, one summer at a time! See Ad on page 21.

Air Shasta Rotor & Wing, LLC

3770 Flight Ave., Redding, CA 96002; 530-222-0100, fax: 530-222-1526;; email: Imagine the North State by air – it is a view that can’t compare!!! Air Shasta offers Scenic Helicopter Tours, Discovery Flights, Helicopter Schools, Banner Towing and now…Chapel in the Sky. Imagine your wedding taking place in a helicopter with destination photography.


Sugarloaf Resort

Lost Coast Surfboards & Stand Up Paddle Boards

Oak Bottom Marina & Brandy Creek

19671 Lakeshore Dr. Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2711, 877-4SHASTA;, email: reservations@ State-of-the-art marina located on the Sacramento arm of Shasta Lake. Specializing in luxury houseboat rentals, some with Bose SurroundSound™, tracking satellite & upper deck hot tubs. Enhance your vacation with a Malibu ski/wakeboard boat, fishing boat or PWC. Patio boats available for group get-togethers or overnight camping. Full service marina and store open May through September. See Ad on back cover.

P.O. Box 197, Whiskeytown, CA 96095; 530-359-2269, fax: 530-359-2441. Located at Whiskeytown Lake, west of Redding, Hwy 299. Full service marina, moorage, boat rentals & repair, snack bar, camping, sailing lessons. All year. See Ad on page 25.

Whiskeytown Lake, Brandy Creek Beach, Whiskeytown, CA; 530-244-1129; We offer Stand Up Paddle Board rentals and lessons, great fun for all ages. Join us for a paddle that gives a sense of walking on water!

Need 2 Speed, Inc.

1501 Market St., Redding, CA 96001; 530-246-7223, fax: 530-246-7228;; email: Race High Speed Electric Go-karts; play miniature golf in our 18-hole blacklight course; enjoy our arcade, complete with Air Hockey and Pool Tables. Try a tasty sandwich in our new restaurant. 60,000 sq.ft.facility keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Redding’s Ultimate Entertainment Center!

S h a s t a D a m i s t h e w o r l d ’s t a l l e s t c e n t e r o v e r f l o w dam – three times higher than Niagara Falls

Seven Crown Resorts

Fulfill your Need 2 Speed

There are six Wild & Scenic Rivers flowing through the Shasta Cascade region.



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Shasta Glide ‘n Ride

Located at Turtle Bay, Redding, CA 96049; 530-242-1150, 866-466-4111;; email: Take a guided Segway tour of the beautiful Sacramento River Trail, all tours cross the Sundial Bridge twice. Offering four tours, glide for approximately one half, one, two or three hours. Cruiser bike rentals for kids and adults. Open year round by reservation. Cooling vests available in the summer.

Diamond Mountain Casino

900 Skyline Rd., Susanville, CA 96130; 877-319-8514; 530-252-1100; www.; email: cmorrison@diamondmountaincasino The Diamond Mountain Casino & Hotel is the best place to stay and play in all of northeastern California. 70 lodge-style rooms, conference rooms, indoor pool and spa, over 240 slots, 24 hour cafe, lava rock grill and sports bar.

“Toy Box” at Holiday Harbor Resort & Marina

20061 Shasta Caverns Road, O’Brien, CA 96070; 530-238-2383, 800-776-2628, fax: 530-238-2102;, email: If you’re looking for some fun and excitement on your house boating trip, come see us at the Toy Box! We are the largest rental center on the lake. We offer patio boats with restrooms & BBQ’s. Ski boats with wakeboard towers, open bow pleasure boats with bimini tops. And of course 3 person PWC’s (4-stroke). If you need something to tow behind your boat, well we’ve got that too! Brand new Hyperlite wakeboards, kneeboards, all shapes and sizes of inner tubes, the Air Chair, and of course Ginger the Red Shark! See Ad on page 20.

WaterWorks Park

151 N. Boulder Drive, Redding, CA 96003; 530-246-9550, fax: 530-246-9554;, email: WaterWorks Park is the North State’s best entertainment value, dollar for dollar. Follow the fun to the coolest place in Redding. It’s family fun for everyone! See Ad on this page.

The largest gold nugget ever found in North America was discovered in 1859 in Paradise weighing 54 pounds

Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail - BLM


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Pit River Casino

20265 Tamarack Avenue, Burney, CA 96013, 530-335-2334, 888-245-2992; Coin slots, poker, table games & more. Visit Burney, California’s mountain casino. Experience the beautiful drive. Only 50 scenic miles East of Redding on Highway 299 East.

Redding Rancheria’s Win River Casino

2100 Rancheria Rd., Redding, CA 96001, 530-243-3377, 800-280-UWIN, fax: 530-246-9285; Win-River Casino offers over 80,000 sq. feet of gaming and entertainment establishment offers such amenities such as a full service restaurant-martini bar- Poker Bar- and Rituals Kiosk for food on the go. Live entertainment in the Events Center, martini bar & on the Elements Stage-Valet parking-Concert and Event’s Center-over 8,400 of banquet space for conventions and meetingsblackjack-8 table poker room-live bingo-1026 slot machinesnon-smoking gaming area-Future expansion to include: casino expansion and remodel-20 table poker room-4-story hotel-15,000 additional meeting space-100 seat steakhouse-parking garage-200 seat buffet-lounge/night club. See Ad on page 3.

Rolling Hills Casino

2655 Barham Avenue, Corning, CA 96021; 530-528-3500; Gaming, Dining, Golf, Hunting, Fishing and exceptional accommodations for the traveler is just the start of why it’s Better to Play at Rolling Hills Casino. See Ads on page 28, 34 & 47.

Quincy/Feather River Chico/Paradise Oroville/Lake Oroville

Don’t just catch a wave Create your own! BY THE HOUR BY THE DAY BY THE WEEK Ski Boats • Fishing Boats • Kayaks • PWCs Lake Cabins • Camping/RV Spaces • Houseboat Rentals Bidwell Canyon Marina – Lake Oroville Marina – Oak Bottom Marina – Trinity Lake Resorts & Marinas – Pinewood Cove Resort –

800.255.5561 Forever Resorts operates under special use permit with the USDA Forest Service in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service and California State Parks.

REGIO N AL AT T RA C T I O N S Museums, Arts & Culture Ballet Folklorico, Debra Lucero

ATTRACTIONS C.F. Lott Home in Sank Park

1067 Montgomery St., Oroville, CA 95965; 530-538-2497. The home of Judge C.F. Lott, a ‘49er and prominent figure, was built in 1856. The home, filled with original furnishings and artifacts, tells a fascinating story of unrequited love, and life-long devotion.

Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Road, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2341, 800-795-CAVE;, email: Located 19 miles north of Redding on I-5, Shasta Caverns Road turn-off. Cavern attraction - 2 hour guided tours, includes bus ride, boat ride. Open all year. See Ad on inside back cover.

Military Veterans Court of Honor | 2023 Highway 99, Gridley, CA 95948; 530-846-2537. Beautiful granite memorial surrounded by military, state and U.S. flags. The memorial commemorates the first to fall in the attack on Pearl Harbor, Warren McCutcheon of Gridley. Sacramento River Discovery Center

1000 Sale Lane, Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-1196, fax: 530-527-1312; , email: Enjoy Visitor’s Center featuring watershed exhibits (Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm), California native plant garden, and activities for all ages. Watershed Celebration, May 14th. Fall Garden Festival, November 5th.

Schreder Planetarium Digital Theater/SCOE

1644 Magnolia Avenue, Redding, CA 96001; 530-225-0200; Come see the “Wonders of the Universe” and discover “New Horizons” at Schreder Planetarium.

Shasta Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.

Anderson, CA 96007; 530-722-7133; Annual Gem & Mineral Show 3rd weekend of October, Anderson Fairgrounds. Also, monthly meetings, and workshop classes Tuesdays at clubhouse.

Shingletown Totem Pole

Alpine Meadows Road, Shingletown, CA 96088; 530-474-3706. Crafted from a 340-year old sugar pine, this 60-foot tall sculpture keeps watch over the town. The topmost figure–the watchman–is a steller jay looking out for trouble. The next figure is a powerful thunderbird with ram’s horns. The main figure on the pole–the trickster–is a raven and is said to possess magical powers. A beaver and grizzly bear complete the group.

Sundial Bridge - One of California’s Newest Icons

840 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA 96001; 530-225-4100, 800-874-7562, fax: 530-225-4354; Located on the Sacramento River in Redding, the Sundial Bridge is one of California’s newest icons. Redding commissioned world famous Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava (architect for the Athens Olympic Stadium) to design a pedestrian bridge over the Sacramento River, linking the Turtle Bay Exploration Park’s museum, to its new Arboretum and Gardens, and as a trailhead for Redding’s extensive Sacramento River National Recreation Trail. One of design’s criteria given Calatrava, was to design a bridge that would not impact the nearby spawning grounds for the winter run Chinook salmon. The 710-foot-long bridge spans the river without footings in the water. Its walking surface is translucent glass, so as not to cast a dark shadow on the spawning gravels below the bridge. This design achieved this goal with an inclined 21 story tall pylon built on the north bank of the river that supports the entire river span. Also, because of the exact north-south orientation of the bridge, the pylon serves as the upright element of a sundial, making it the worlds tallest sundial. See Ad on page 30-31.

Superior California Gem & Mineral Association, Inc

530-722-7133; Admission $4.00. May 13, 14, 15, 2011, California Federation Mineralogical Society’s 28th Annual Show, Anderson Fairgrounds. Largest Gem & Mineral Show ever in Shasta County!

Susanville Historic Train Depot

601 Richmond Road, Susanville, CA 96130; 530-257-3252. The depot is the trailhead for the Bizz Johnson Rail Trail, and host to the Rails to Trails festival in October. Visitors are invited to step back in history where you can view historic photographs of railroad and logging trains that rolled through town.

Y r e k a ’s S i s k i y o u C o u n t y C o u r t has the only real gold display state showing an excess of $1 in gold which was mined in the Santa Fe Diesel in Dunsmuir


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Turtle Bay Exploration Park

840 Sundial Bridge Dr. Redding, CA 96001; 530-243-8850, 800-887-8532., email: Spanning the Sacramento River in Redding, California and connected by the Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay designed by Santiago Calatrava, Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a 300-acre campus containing educational and entertaining activities that interpret the relationship between humans and nature. The Park tells the stories of the region and its people through a museum and art gallery, wildlife exhibits, forest camp, a summer butterfly house and aviary, amphitheater, and an arboretum & gardens. For seasonal programs, hours, and admission prices, call or visit

McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens at Turtle Bay on the north side of the campus, across the

Sacramento River, the McConnell Arboretum & Gardens comprise 20 acres of Mediterranean-climate gardens, a children’s garden, a medicinal garden and two beautiful and unique water features. The Arboretum extends over 200 acres with direct links to the award-winning Sacramento River Trail. Nursery open to public daily, 9am-1pm year round. See Ad on this page.

Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

101 E. Alma St., Suite 100-I, PO Box 832, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-5439; 866-722-9929;, email: A 500 Mile stretch between volcanoes from Lassen to Crater Lake. Explore, frolic, learn. Experience diverse landscapes: Burney Falls, Mt. Shasta, Lava Beds National Monument. See Ad on page 15.

T h e Vo l c a n i c L e g a c y S c e n i c Byway – All American Road is one of only 37 in the United States, one of only 3 in California.

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Fort Jones Museum

11913 Main Street, Fort Jones, CA 96032; 530-468-5568, 530-486-2444. Built with native rock, the museum houses a collection of Indian and Pioneer artifacts, including a rare ceremonial white deer skin, many Indian baskets, and the famous “rain rock.”

Jim Beckwourth Museum

2180 Rocky Point Road, Portola, CA 96122; 530-832-4888. Plumas County pioneer Jim Beckwourth’s hotel and trading post, circa 1852, 1850’s log cabin is open to the public.

Gaumer’s Jewelry & Museum

Butte County Pioneer Memorial Museum

2332 Montgomery St., Oroville, CA 95965; 530-538-2415. The museum, a replica of a miner’s cabin, highlights the gold rush era and includes items from Bidwell Bar and a Native American arrowhead and basket collection.

78 Belle Mill Road, Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-6166;, email: Beautiful jewelry and gift items. Known for fine quality and workmanship, excellent service, and very reasonable prices. Fascinating mineral and mining museum on premises (free admission).

Chester Museum / Library

Gold Nugget Museum

200 First Ave. P.O. Box 977, Chester, CA 96020; 530-258-2742. Housed in a contemporary log structure designed to resemble the 1929 log cabin library building, this museum also features an off-site exhibit including the century-old steam locomotive known as “Dinky”.

502 Pearson Rd., Paradise, CA 95969; 530-872-8722. The museum depicts area history from Native American to 1950, and includes a replication of an old west mining town with a working blacksmith shop, gold panning sluices and souvenir shop.

Chico Museum

5514 Fir Fork, Taylorsville, CA 95983; Cemetery Rd. & Main St.; 530-284-7785. Four large rooms house Native American and other local historical exhibits, and a new addition features a large display of rocks, minerals and mineral carvings.

Corning Museum

J.J. Jackson Memorial Museum, Trinity County Historical Park

1110 Solano Street, Corning, CA 96021; 530-824-5550. The museum preserves and exhibits artifacts that represent the cultural heritage of Corning and Tehama County. Many displays include articles of period clothing, tools, pictures and other items dating back to the early days of Corning.

780 Main St., P.O. Box 333, Weaverville, CA 96093; 530-623-5211. Displays include mining equipment, Indian displays, Chinese exhibits, old bottles, early kitchen utensils used by the county’s first settlers, and memorabilia that reflect the area’s gold mining roots.

Kelly Griggs House Museum

Fort Crook Museum

P.O. Box 397, Fall River Mills, CA 96028; 530-336-5110. The story of the Indians and early settlers of this area are depicted by several rooms of antique furniture, a blacksmith’s shop, the old Fall River jail, early farm implements, old school house, log cabin and Indian artifacts.

Upper McCloud Falls - a great escape!

Indian Valley Museum

141 Salem St, Chico, CA 95928; 530-891-4336. Featuring changing exhibits focusing on the rich and diverse history and culture of Chico and Butte County. Permanent exhibits include altars and artifacts and a historical timeline of history from 1830-present.

311 Washington Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-1129. The classical two-story Victorian home was built in the 1880’s. Victorian garbed mannequins grace the authentic antique furnishings of the period. Also on display are Indian artifacts and photographs of Tehama County’s past.

Photo ©2008 JoAnn Dost

7,000 Yards of Pristine Fairways and Greens!


Stay and Play! Cozy accommodations at one of our two hotels can include golf, gaming, dining and hunting or fishing.

CORNING, CA (530) 528-4600 90 Minutes North of Sacramento on I-5 Vina Abbey – John Poimiroo


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Lassen Historical Museum

75 N. Weatherlow St, P.O. Box 321, Susanville, CA 96130; 530-257-3292. The museum showcases artifacts and old time lumbering equipment, and is adjacent to Roop’s Fort, the oldest structure in town providing the history of Susanville’s last 150 years.

Modoc County Historical Museum

600 S. Main Street, Alturas, CA 96101; 530-233-2944. Some items on display date back 150 years and include Indian artifacts, an antique gun collection and domestic items used by the early day pioneer families of Modoc County.

Oroville Chinese Temple Museum Complex

1500 Broderick St., Oroville, CA 95965; 530-538-2497. The temple was built in 1863 to support the Chinese community of 10,000 and includes artifacts dating from1850’s to early 1900’s. Three chapels and a main chapel served as a place for Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism.

Plumas County Museum

500 Jackson Street, Quincy, CA 95971; 530-283-6320. The museum depicts different periods in the county’s history and includes many historical artifacts, mining and logging displays, a collection of baskets woven by Maidu Indians, and a comprehensive collection of photographs, documents, records and literature.

Siskiyou County Museum

910 S. Main Street, Yreka, CA 96097; 530-842-3836. The museum features exhibits detailing Siskiyou County’s colorful history from Indian cultures to 20th century themes. The museum is an interpretive center which includes exhibits, programs, and a research library.

Sisson Museum

1 North Old Stage Road, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-5508. The museum features exhibits that highlight the history of the town, local Native Americans, the geology of Mt. Shasta and it’s glaciers, as well as the history of climbing the mountain.

Tehama County Museum

P.O. Box 275, Tehama, CA 96090; 530-384-2595. The museum preserves and exhibits artifacts that represent the cultural heritage of Tehama County. Exhibits include early agriculture, Native American Indians - Yana and Nomlaki, and early transportation.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

840 Sundial Bridge Dr., Redding, CA 96001; 530-243-8850, 800-887-8532,, email: Turtle Bay Museum is the heart of the Turtle Bay Exploration Park experience. It contains permanent, interactive exhibits and two large changing exhibition galleries. The exhibits feature self-guided exploration and features that stimulate understanding and challenge ideas about science, art, history, and human nature. See Ad on page 27.

Weed Historic Lumber Museum


ARTS & CULTURE Highland Art Center

691 Main Street / P.O. Box 1270, Weaverville, CA 96093; 530-623-5111; Fine art gallery and gift store. Located in Historic Weaverville. Open 7 days a week year round. Closed between Christmas & New Years Day. See Ad on page 49.

Mt. Shasta Lavender Farms

P.O. Box 1720, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-2651, fax: 530-241-2794; Ten acres of blooming lavender with stunning views of Mt. Shasta and Shasta Valley. Enjoy lavender lemonade. Quality products available at the farm and online. Open: June 11-July 24, 2011. Daily 9am-4pm.

Alpen Cellars

Route 2, Box 3966, Trinity Center, CA 96091; 530-266-9513. Award-winning winery and vineyards located in a scenic mountain valley. Tours, tastings & retail sales. Picnic facilities. Open daily by appt. for tours & tastings.

Shasta-Cascade Viticulture Association

P.O. Box 315, Plao Cedro, CA 96073-0315; 530-226-9021; www.; email: With over 35 member wineries. Visit our web site for links to regional premium wines.

Shasta County Arts Council

1313 Market St., Redding, CA 96001; 530-241-7320, fax: 530-225-4455;, email: The Shasta County Arts Council makes the arts accessible to Shasta County through a broad range of arts opportunities and educational outreach programs. See Ad on this page.

Tuscan Heights Lavender Gardens, LLC

12757 Fern Road East- Box 206, Whitmore, CA 96096; 530-472-3066;, email: Beautiful lavender, herb & edible flower garden & vineyard overlooking the Shasta Cascade Valley. Quality organic products available on-site and on web.

Aw a r d w i n n i n g A l p e n C e l l a r s i n Tr i n i t y C o u n t y i s C a l i f o r n i a ’s o n l y w i n e r y o p e r a t i n g w i t h o u t e l e c t r i c i t y.

303 Gilman Avenue, P. O. Box 447, Weed, CA 96094; 530-938-0550. Logging and town memorabilia including pictures and the jail are shown on a FREE tour of impressive interior and outside displays by a friendly docent.

Western Pacific Railroad Museum at Portola

700 Western Pacific Way / P.O. Box 608, Portola, CA 96122; 530-832-4131, fax: 530-832-1854;; email Large collection of railroad equipment and artifacts, 36 diesel locomotives, 85 cars. Hands-on experience in authentic railroad facility. Rides summer weekends. To operate a diesel locomotive call 530-832-4532 for reservations. Free admission-donation requested.

Westwood Museum

315 Ash Street, Westwood, CA 96137; 530-256-2233. The museum displays artifacts and pictures of the town as it was in 1913. Once the home of Red River Lumber Company, Westwood had the largest pine lumber mill in the world from 1913 to 1956.

Explore your heritage – gold panning!

Mt. Shasta Lavender Farms - sensory sensation!

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FORESTS, PARKS & PUBLIC LANDS PUBLIC LANDS The public’s access to state and national parks, National Forests and other public lands in America’s west is unprecedented in the civilized world. In the Shasta Cascade Region, vast tracks of public lands are easily accessible and offer some of California’s greatest national treasures. The region is known for its wild and scenic rivers, three major lakes offering the best houseboating in the world, and thousands of square miles of open spaces providing great opportunities for hiking, rafting or kayaking, fishing, camping, or just getting away from the “maddening” crowd. The Shasta Cascade offers some of California’s most scenic drives traversing vast landscapes and providing access to some of the region’s most significant attractions. From the unique volcanic features of Lassen Volcanic National Park to McArthur-Burney Falls State Park, and on to the magnificent Mt. Shasta, these scenic drives showcase the public lands’ grandeur and are often just a few hours drive away. These are your public lands, some of the country’s finest and they are waiting to provide you and your family with a memorable experience. Be sure to visit the new section of the Shasta Cascade’s website highlighting public lands The new area of the website includes electronic recreational opportunity guides (Erogs) for the National Forest, state and national parks. These one to two page descriptive guides give the basics of the attractions or activity as well as how to obtain further information.

Burney Falls is one of the few waterfalls in the world with a constant water volume, 100,000 million gallons of water goes over Burney Falls each day!

Glass Mountain


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N AT I O N A L F O R E S T S The National Forests in the Shasta Cascade offer a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. For maps of the individual forests, campground locations or other information, contact the Headquarters Office or the District Offices listed below. The Pacific Crest Trail traverses several of the forests of the region, providing access to some of California’s most remote natural landscapes. Also symbols of the Forest Service’s protection of our forests from fire are now available for rent. Fire lookouts on mountain tops around the region can now become a weekend escape. Contact the various Forest Service offices for information about this unique getaway.

USDA FOREST SERVICE CAMPGROUNDS 1323 Club Drive, Vallejo, CA 94592 707-562-8737 / 877-444-NRRS

For campground reservations call 877-444-NRRS or follow our progress on the web -

• Subway Cave – an underground cave formed by flowing lava, the lava tube tour is 1/3 mile long. Bring a lantern or flashlight, sturdy shoes and warm jacket.

Klamath National Forest

The Klamath National Forest is one of America’s most biologically diverse regions. This beautiful forest is an uncrowded haven for campers, hikers, wildlife viewers, hunters, fishermen, mountain bikers, rafters, kayakers and naturalists alike. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: • Marble Mountain Wilderness – composed primarily of rock formations containing cambrian marine invertebrates, this wilderness features an unparalleled diversity of plant life found nowhere else in California. • Klamath, Salmon or Scott Rivers and their tributaries – over 300 miles of whitewater river offering rafting, kayaking, and water-based recreation. • Goosenest Ranger District – unique volcanic landscape features to enjoy, with forests, high deserts, lakes, meadows, aspen groves and wetlands rich with birdlife. Ranger Districts: Goosenest RD, Macdoel............................. 530-398-4391 Happy Camp/Oak Knoll RD........................ 530-493-2243 Scott/Salmon River RD, Fort Jones ............ 530-468-5351 Ukonom RD, Orleans ................................ 530-627-3291

Lassen National Forest

2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130 530-257-2151 or Fax: 530-252-6428

The Lassen National Forest, at the heart of one of the most fascinating areas of California, called the Crossroads, covers a wild, mountainous area of volcanic origin. It is an area of great variety offering a wide array of recreational opportunities and adventures. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: • Eagle Lake – the second largest natural lake in California, offering fishing, boating, water-skiing, sailing, hiking trails and camping. • Hat Creek Area – in the shadows of Lassen Peak are campgrounds and picnic areas along ten miles of Hat Creek providing opportunities for exploring natural history and lava tubes. • Lake Almanor – located in a scenic mountain setting near Chester, the lake is ideal for outdoor recreation and water sports.

Ride on the Wild Side!

Ranger Districts: Almanor RD, Chester ........................530-258-2141 Eagle Lake RD, Susanville .................530-257-4188 Hat Creek RD, Fall River Mills ..........530-336-5521

Mendocino National Forest

825 N. Humboldt Ave., Willows, CA 95988 530-934-3316 or Fax: 530-934-7384

The Mendocino National Forest offers an array of recreation opportunities. America’s only National Forest not crossed by a paved road or highway, which is especially attractive to people seeking an outdoor experience of tranquility and solitude. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: Photo by Katey Barrett

• Lake Red Bluff Recreation Area – 3-mile paved trail, boat launching facility and campground located along the beautiful Sacramento River. • Lake Pillsbury – boat launch, great picnic areas, and great sunfish, trout and bass fishing.

1312 Fairlane Rd., Yreka, CA 96097 530-842-6131 or Fax: 530-841-4571

Wild Horse Sanctuary

• Snow Mountain Wilderness – deep canyons skirt the mountain, hiking affords magnificent views of the Sacramento Valley. • Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness Area – head-waters of the Middle Fork Eel River, this remote and rugged land provides a wealth of wildlife. Ranger Districts: Covelo RD, Covelo ..................................... 707-983-6118 Genetic Resource Center, Chico................. 530-895-1176 Grindstone RD, Willows ........................... 530-934-3316 Upper Lake RD, Upper Lake ..................... 707-275-2361

Modoc National Forest

800 West 12th Street, Alturas, CA 96101 530-233-5811 or Fax: 530-233-8709

Modoc National Forest is a land of contrasts and unspoiled settings for a vacation getaway. Unique vistas of rugged mountains, lava caves, craters, pristine and serene lakes and streams await visitors to this beautiful forest. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: • Burnt Lava Flow, Medicine Lake Glass Flow and Glass Mountain Glass Flow – are located within the Medicine Lake Highlands and designated as special interest areas because of their unique geological features. • Medicine Lake Highlands – considered a “land of rocks and mountains,” this land was believed to resemble the moon and was used in preparation for the first moon landing. • Medicine Lake – The beautiful, tree-lined shores of Medicine Lake make it hard to realize this area was once the center of a volcano. • South Warner Wilderness – a variety of vegetation adorns the area – from high desert sagebrush and juniper, to high alpine terrain with mountain peaks, and glacial lakes. Ranger Districts: Big Valley RD, Adin .................................... 530-299-3215 Devil’s Garden RD, Alturas ........................ 530-233-5811 Doublehead RD, Tulelake .......................... 530-667-2246 Warner Mtn. RD, Cedarville ...................... 530-279-6116

Track America’s Wild Horses Two and three day adventures Wild West Days & Campfire Nights Wild Horse viewing through ruggedly beautiful foothills

Shingletown, CA 96088 Phone/Fax: 530-474-5770 Website: Plumas National Forest

159 Lawrence Street, P.O. Box 11500 Quincy, CA 95971 530-283-2050 or Fax: 530-283-4156

The Plumas National Forest, situated in the northern most Sierra Nevada, and just south of the Cascade Range, is versatile in its land features, uncrowded, and enhanced by a pleasant climate. The serenity of the forest is truly remarkable and enduring, and will leave lasting impressions. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: • Bucks Lakes Wilderness Area – the terrain includes gentle slopes, steep canyons and sheer cliffs, with a broad diverse landscape, which features great summer and winter activities. • Feather River Scenic Byway – View railroads and powerhouses while winding gently through the granite gorge of the Feather River Canyon. • Middle Fork of the Feather River– designated as a wild and scenic river, deep picturesque canyons provide good fishing, with rafting and canoeing permitted in some areas. • Pacific Crest Trail – seventy-five miles of the trail cross the Plumas, passing through two major canyons (the Middle and North Forks of the Feather River). Ranger Districts: Beckwourth RD, Blairsden ....................... 530-836-2575 Challenge Visitor Center, Challenge ......... 530-675-1146 Feather River RD, Oroville ........................ 530-534-6500 Greenville Info/Work Ctr., Greenville........ 530-284-7126 Mt. Hough RD, Quincy ............................. 530-283-0555

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Shasta-Trinity National Forest


Six Rivers National Forest

3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding CA 96002 530-226-2500 / TDD 530-226-2490 Fax: 530-226-2470

1330 Bayshore Way, Eureka, CA 95501 707-442-1721 (also TTY)

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest, the largest in California, is a land of breathtaking beauty and a place for everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. The forest is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts providing an abundance of recreational opportunities. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: • Mt. Shasta – the upper slopes of this snow-capped, dormant volcano rises to 14,162 feet and is designated as a wilderness area.

The Six Rivers National Forest lies east of the Redwood State and National Parks in Northwestern California. With over 400 miles of wild and scenic rivers, the forest offers fantastic recreational opportunities. Some of the most outstanding attractions include: • Smith River National Recreation Area – the combination of dramatic settings, water recreationbased opportunities, outstanding salmon and steelhead fishing, and rich cultural heritage offers a smorgasbord of recreation opportunities. • Smith, Klamath, Trinity, Mad, Van Duzen, & Eel Rivers – these six rivers are valued for dispersed recreation and outstanding anadromous fishing.

• Shasta Lake & Trinity Lake – are paradises for boaters, with outstanding houseboating, waterskiing, fishing, and miles of secluded shoreline.

• North Fork, Mt. Lassic, Marbles, Trinity Alps, YollaBolly & Siskiyou Wilderness – the forested mountains, valleys, meadows and moonscapes offer incredible beauty, diverse scenery and limitless opportunities for solitude.

• Castle Crags Wilderness – is dominated by spectacular sheer granite cliffs and spires that reach over 7,000 feet. • Trinity Alps Wilderness – glacially-chiseled peaks, with gem-like lakes at their bases, rival the beauty of the European Alps.

Ranger Districts: Lower Trinity RD, Willow Creek ................ 530-629-2118 Orleans RD, Orleans ................................... 530-627-3291 Smith River NRA, Gasquet ......................... 707-457-3131 Mad River RD, Bridgeville.......................... 707-574-6233

• Trinity Heritage Scenic Byway – this route follows the path of 19th century gold miners and settlers, and offers scenic views, jagged cliffs, and dramatic vistas.

Recreational opportunities abound in the 12 park units that make up that part of the California State Park System located in the Shasta Cascade Region. State parks, a year-round recreational treasure house, contain a diverse collection of natural, cultural, and recreation resources. Park units include recreation areas, wilderness areas, reservoirs, reserves and parks, state historic parks, historic homes, Spanish-era adobe buildings, museums, visitors centers, and off-highway vehicle parks. State historic units preserve places and objects of statewide historical significance. For your next getaway, consider California State Parks – the best of California’s natural and cultural history!

Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park

c/o 24898 State Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013 530-335-2777

• Ahjumawi is a place of exceptional, primeval, beauty • One of the largest systems of fresh water springs in the country • The park is rugged, isolated, and accessible by boat only

Ranger Districts: Big Bar RD, Big Bar .................................... 530-623-6106 Hayfork RD, Hayfork ................................. 530-628-5227 McCloud RD, McCloud ............................. 530-964-2184 Mt. Shasta RD, Mt. Shasta ......................... 530-926-4511 Shasta Lake RD, Redding .......................... 530-275-1587 Weaverville RD, Weaverville ..................... 530-623-2121 Yolla Bolla RD, Platina ............................... 530-352-4211

Snow Mtn Wilderness – An abundance of great horseback trails – Mendocino NF

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Bidwell Mansion Historic State Park

Shasta State Historic Park

525 The Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926 530-895-6144

15312 Hwy. 299 West, P. O. Box 2430, Shasta, CA 96087 530-243-8194

• Home of Chico founder General John Bidwell and his wife Annie E.K. Bidwell • A beautiful, three story, 26 room Victorian House Museum • Once the headquarters of Rancho Chico, a famous 19th century agricultural enterprise

• The Courthouse is restored to its 1861 appearance • Includes historical exhibits, and an unparalleled collection of historic California Artwork • A row of old, brick building ruins from the gold-rush era

Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park

Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park

P.O. Box 1217, Weaverville, CA 96093 530-623-5284

12105 River Rd., Chico, CA 95926 530-342-5185

• The Joss House, a Chinese Taoist temple of worship • The oldest continuously used Chinese temple in California • On display are Chinese art objects, pictures, mining tools, and wrought iron weapons

• The popular 243 acre park includes four distinct recreational sites • Bank or boat fish for salmon, steelhead and shad • Hike, view spectacular vistas, inner tube, or kayak

WM. B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park

Castle Crags State Park

21659 Adobe Road, Red Bluff, CA 96080 530-529-8599

P.O. Box 80, Castella, CA 96017 530-235-2684

• William B. Ide was a leader of the short-lived California Bear Republic • A 5-acre quaint historic park with picnic area overlooking the Sacramento River • Features a one-room adobe house, woodshop, blacksmith shop and visitor center.

• The 4,350-acre park offers hiking, fishing and swimming • Features soaring spires of ancient granite • Two miles of the cool, quick-running Sacramento River

Clay Pit State Vehicular Recreation Area 400 Glen Dr., Oroville, CA 95966 530-538-2200

Woodson Bridge State Rec. Area

• This recreation area is a 220-acre off-road vehicle area • Provides good beginner terrain for off-road enthusiasts • Offers motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, and dune buggy use area

25340 South Ave., Corning, CA 96021 530-839-2112

• A beautiful 142-acre oak woodland park nestled along the Sacramento River • Includes a 328-acre preserve, a dense riparian forest which is home to Bald Eagles • Year-round camping, fishing, and hiking, boat launch, picnic grounds

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area & Visitors Center

917 Kelly Ridge Road, Oroville, CA 95916 530-538-2219 Fax:530-589-4938

• Man-made lake formed by the nation’s tallest earth-filled dam • Camping, floating campsites, a horse camp, and boat-in camps • The Visitor Center has a museum, exhibits, and a store

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

24898 State Highway 89, Burney, CA 96013 530-335-2777

• The park’s centerpiece is the 129-foot Burney Falls • Never changing water volume makes it unique among waterfalls • President Theodore Roosevelt once called it “the eighth wonder of the world”

Plumas Eureka State Park & Museum


Few travelers are familiar with the three park units located in the Shasta Cascade Region, yet these sites contain nationally significant scenic and cultural resources, which are of comparable quality to the more famous parks in the National Park system. The natural areas offer fascinating variety-lush forests, past and current volcanic activity, fields of wildflowers, and natural and man-made lakes. They serve as precious habitat for wild creatures, bears, mountain lions, foxes, deer, eagles, owls and waterfowl. These parks offer both natural beauty and historical interest. Even during the summer months, they are not heavily used, so you may explore them and learn their secrets at your leisure.

310 Johnsville Road, Blairsden, CA 96130 530-836-2380

• S ites may only be visited on guided tours, weekends in summer, other times call or email.

Whiskeytown National Recreational Area

P.O. Box 188, Whiskeytown, CA 96095 Park Headquarters: 530-242-3400 Fax: 530-246-5154 Visitors Center: 530-246-1225;

• Whiskeytown Lake offers camping, picnicking, swimming, boating and offers free ranger guided kayak tours in summer • Whiskeytown Falls, 3.4 mile trail length to view the 220’ high waterfall. • Other activities include fishing, gold panning, hiking, hunting, horseback riding, sailing and mtn. biking • Rich history from 1849 California Gold Rush and the Historic Camden House from 1852 • Over 70 miles of hiking and riding trails, with four beautiful waterfalls to visit


Bidwell Park-City of Chico Parks Dept.

P.O. Box 3420, Chico, CA 95927; 530-896-7800

• One of the largest municipal parks in the United States, at 3,670 acres • Offers hiking, bicycling, picnicking, rollerblading and horseback riding • Swimming is located at the One-Mile Recreation Area at Sycamore Pool.


19225 Newville Road, Orland, CA 95963 530-865-4781 Fax: 530-865-5283 blackbutte.html

Two campgrounds available: Buckhorn - 65 campsites, group campsite, open year-round. Showers, playground, nature trail, shoreline access. Orland Buttes - 35 campsites, group campsite, open April 1 - mid-September. Showers, nature trail, lake views, and 18-hole disc golf course. Reservations through NRRS at 1-877444-6777 or Located southwest of Corning, the lake is seven miles long and has 40 miles of shoreline with three boat launch ramps. Picnicking, swimming, fishing, boating, equestrian area. Hunting restricted to shotguns and archery only.

Lassen Peak - One of the Wo r l d ’s L a r g e s t P l u g D o m e Vo l c a n o e s

Lassen Volcanic National Park

• Features two lakes, maintained trails, a museum and historic gold stamp mill • Camping along Jamison Creek, fishing, nature study and hiking • Blacksmith demonstrations, mining lore and samples of homemade ice-cream

P.O. Box 100, Mineral, CA 96063 530-595-4444 Fax: 530-595-3262

• Camp, fish, hike, view spectacular scenery, learn about nature, or simply relax • Volcanic wonders include vents, mudpots, boiling pools, volcanic peaks, and painted dunes • All four types of volcanoes in the world are found in the park

Lava Beds National Monument

1 Indian Well Headquarters, Tulelake, CA 96134 530-667-8113 Fax: 530-667-2737;

• Cinder and spatter cones and miles of undulating, hardened flows • Mushpot Cave is the only cave in the park in which lights have been installed • Site of the only Indian War in which a general was killed in U.S. history

Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument

P.O. Box 1240, Tulelake, CA 96137; 530-260-0537, fax: 530-667-2737;

Bidwell Mansion

• Portions of historic Japanese American World War II Segregation Center (internment camp), and former Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp/former Prisoner of War camp. • Visitor Center and Museum located at Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds

Burney Falls

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BLM-Alturas Field Office

Northern California public lands offer unparalleled outdoor variety, from rugged high deserts to wide and tranquil rivers, and recreational adventures to suit nearly every taste. The federal Bureau of Land Management’s offices in Redding, Susanville, Alturas, and Cedarville can provide information and maps. Public lands include nearly three million acres of open spaces in the northeast corner of the state, extending into the remote northwest corner of Nevada. Roads and trails are ideal for motorized exploring, mountain bikes, hunting and camping. Deer, antelope and upland birds attract hunters, and wildlife watchers can expect to see bald eagles, waterfowl, osprey and other species. Wild horses roam across 14 herd management areas. Campers can take advantage of facilities along the Trinity and Pit Rivers, and near Eagle Lake, or stake out a tent to enjoy the solitude of the back country. Near Redding, the Sacramento and Trinity Rivers are ideal for fishing, rafting, camping, hiking, mountain biking and watching wildlife. Oak woodlands provide turkey, wild pig and upland bird habitat, and excellent hunting. Off-road enthusiasts will enjoy challenges in the Chappie-Shasta Off-Highway Vehicle Area in the awesome shadow of Shasta Dam, or the Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle Area in southern Lassen County. See Ad on page 39.

BLM-California State Office

2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825 916-978-4600

Petroglyph Point, located inside Lava Beds National Monument, has California’s largest collection of Native American rock art.

Redding Field Office

708 W. 12th Street, Alturas, CA 96101 530-233-4666 Fax: 530-233-5696

• Devil’s Garden Mountain Bike Area is made up of 3 miles of steep pavement and 2.3 miles of flat dirt roads appealing to beginners and advanced riders alike. • Woodland Jurassic Mountain Bike Area offers 8.6 miles of dirt road with gentle slopes and level ground, great vistas of the Warner Mountains, with a super-scenic canyon. • Likely Mountain Challenge Mountain Bike Area offers 7.2 miles of dirt road and 2.2 miles of old broken highway for the advanced rider wanting to tackle steep pulls. • Along the Pit River, the largest river in northeastern California, the Pit River Campground offers camping, fishing, kayaking and wildlife viewing near the town of Fall River Mills. • If you are looking for a backcountry experience, this area offers numerous Wilderness Study Areas for exploration.

BLM-Surprise Field Office

602 Cressler Street / P.O. Box 460, Cedarville, CA 96104 530-279-6101 Fax: 530-279-2171

• The Surprise Valley/Barrel Springs Back Country Byway takes the traveler across a desert lake, through canyons and valleys, and into desert mountains. A unique free Byway Tour booklet is available to enhance the driving experience. • In the Nevada portion of the area, the few improved and many unimproved roads provide solitude and a back country driving experience. High clearance four wheel drive is needed in many areas. • Cedarville is a gateway to the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon-Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, where conditions are little changed since pioneer times. • Fee Reservoir offers a boat launch and camping.

355 Hemsted Dr., Redding, CA 96002 530-224-2100 Fax: 530-224-2172

• The 25-mile Sacramento River Rail Trail provides joggers, hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders with a tranquil escape along the Sacramento River. • The area surrounding the Wild & Scenic Trinity River provides opportunities for camping, salmon and steelhead fishing, rafting, canoeing or kayaking. • Chappie-Shasta Off-Highway Vehicle Area provides 200 miles of roads and trails for motorcycles, four-wheel drive and all-terrain vehicles, with dramatic views of Shasta Lake and Mt. Shasta. • The Sacramento River Bend Area offers excellent places to hike, bike, and ride horses. Enjoy the spring wildflowers of the Yana Trail, or bird watching in the Paynes Creek Wetlands. • The Swasey Recreation Area offers mountain bikers a steep, rugged trail that connects to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. • The Forks of Butte Area offers gold panning for modern-day fortune seekers. See Ad on page 39.

BLM-Eagle Lake Field Office

2950 Riverside Dr., Susanville, CA 96130 530-257-0456 Fax: 530-257-4831

• The 30-mile Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail follows the route of the historic Fernley and Lassen Railroad, leading hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians on a gentle, meandering course along the tranquil, forested banks of the Susan River. • Eagle Lake, the second-largest natural lake in California, is known for its trophy-sized trout, and offers excellent developed campgrounds, a marina, and beaches. • The rugged Fort Sage Off-Highway Vehicle Area offers trails to suit every riding ability. • The backcountry of the Skedaddle Mountains offers cross-country hiking through isolated desert canyons. The Skedaddles are home to wild horses, mule deer and pronghorn antelope. • Those with adventurous hearts can explore the Nobles Immigrant National Historic Trail or Buckhorn Back- Country Byway.


16349 Shasta Dam Blvd., Shasta Lake, CA 96019 530-275-4463 Fax: 530-275-2441

• Shasta Dam has the highest overflow spillway in the world. • The second largest dam in the United States. • The sheer mass of the concrete is 6.5 million cubic yards, weighing 15 million tons. • Free daily tours and visitors center.

CALIFORNIA D E PA R T M E N T O F WAT E R R E S O U R C E S Oroville Division

460 Glen Dr., Oroville, CA 95966 530-534-2303

Lake Oroville Visitors Center & Oroville Dam

917 Kelly Ridge Road, Oroville, CA 95966 530-538-2219 / 800-272-8869 Fax: 530-589-4938

• California’s second largest reservoir • Oroville Dam is the tallest and nation’s-largest earthen dam • Visitors can climb a 47-foot tower to view the lake and the Sutter Buttes


Reference map on page 2 for color-key

1 2 3

Yreka/Klamath River Mt. Shasta/McCloud Alturas/Modoc

4 5 6

Weaverville/Trinity Redding/Shasta Lake Burney/Eastern Shasta

7 8 9

Susanville/Lassen Red Bluff/Tehama Chester/Lake Almanor

10 11 12

Quincy/Feather River Chico/Paradise Oroville/Lake Oroville

C A L I F O R N I A D E PA RT M E N T OF FISH & GAME Redding Office

601 Locust St. Redding, CA 96001 530-225-2300

Feather River Fish Hatchery

5 Table Mountain Blvd., Oroville, CA 95965 530-538-2222

• Accommodates 9,000 adult salmon and 2,000 adult steelhead • Incubators contain up to 20 million eggs and 9.6 million fingerlings • Fall is best time for fish viewing

Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

3207 Rutherford Rd., Gridley, CA 95948 530-846-7505

• 9,100-acre wildlife refuge, one of the most intensively managed waterfowl marshlands in the United States • Excellent opportunities for hunting, fishing, photographing, and nature viewing • Educational programs, exhibits, self-guided nature trail and seasonal guided tours

Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery

Prepare to be amazed...

The Fall River Valley is the pearl of northeast California. Home of the Wild Rice Festival, the Inter-Mountain Fair, Airport Day, Century Bike Ride and many more family friendly events. Great fishing, hunting, golfing and plenty of the great outdoors - Mt. Shasta, Lassen Park, the Pacific Crest Trail, two state parks, many lakes and rivers and so very much more.

#3 North Old Stage Road, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 530-926-2215

• The oldest operating fish hatchery west of the Mississippi since 1888 • Located near the headwater springs of the Sacramento River • One of three major broodstock hatcheries in the state

Contact us for complete information

Oroville State Wildlife Area

945 Oro Blvd. West, Oroville, CA 95956 530-538-2236

• Fish and wildlife are abundant on the 11,000-acre wildlife area • Bird watching, camping, fishing and hunting opportunities are available • Egrets, beaver, and river otter are among the many animals found here


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the “caretaker” of those public lands which have significant habitat for waterfowl and wildlife. These refuges provide numerous opportunities to view and photograph wildlife in their natural setting.

Coleman National Fish Hatchery

24411 Coleman Fish Hatchery Road, Anderson, CA 96007 530-365-8622

• Located on Battle Creek, historically salmon and steelhead have migrated in from the Sacramento River to spawn • Spawning operations allow you to view large numbers of fall Chinook salmon during spawning season • Return of the Salmon Festival Celebration is the third Saturday in October

Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges 4009 Hill Rd., Tulelake, CA 96134 530-667-2231

• Internationally known for their abundance and diversity of wildlife • Hosts the largest winter population of bald eagles in the continental U.S. • Their varied wildlife and habitats are a photographer’s delight

Modoc National Wildlife Refuge

P.O. Box 1610, Alturas, CA 96101 530-233-3572

• The 7,000-acre refuge protects Canada geese, ducks, cranes and swans. • Provides fishing, hunting, photography and educational opportunities. • Fed by snowmelt from the Warner Mountains, the Pit River creates an oasis for wildlife Shasta Cascade Visitors Guide 2011 | 37

Start Your Journey on a Northern California Scenic Byway

Every Kid’s Life List 1) Discover California’s Past 2) Splash in the water 3) Play in a safe place 4) Camp under the stars 5) Explore nature 6) Learn to swim 7) Play on a team 8) Follow a trail 9) Catch a fish 10) Celebrate their heritage

Dear Mom and Dad,

Remember when you said I needed to play outside more? Well, I learned of these cool highways in northern California that take you to places where you can fish, hike, and swim. They are called Scenic Byways and are a part of the National Forests. I would really love to take a drive one Saturday and check them out. I could even mark some tasks off of my “Life List.” Think of the adventure we could have! Love, Joey

Klamath National Forest Mendocino National Forest 530-934-3316 530-842-6131 Lassen National Forest 530-257-2151


Modoc National Forest 530-233-5811

Plumas National Forest 530-283-2050

Six Rivers National Forest 707-442-1721

For Information about Shasta-Trinity Scenic Drives visit National Forest www. 530-226-2500

An outdoor lover’s paradise awaits visitors to the public lands only minutes from the busy Interstate 5 corridor and the hectic pace of Redding. More than 250,000 acres of public lands managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management provide a playground for activities ranging from bird watching to off-highway motorcycle riding.

Trails around Redding Mountain bikes and horseback riders can challenge the Mule Mountain Trail at the Swasey Recreation Area; hikers can enjoy the 25-mile Sacramento River Rail Trail connecting downtown Redding and Shasta Dam; fishermen can access the Keswick Reservoir; and explorers can enjoy the Salmon viewing area and miles of trail winding along the waters of the Clear Creek Greenway.

Trinity River The Wild and Scenic Trinity River, between Lewiston and Pigeon Point, is the home of world-famous fly fishing and ideal for family rafting, canoeing, and swimming. Adrenaline junkies can ride the raging waters below Pigeon Point, while visitors interested in relaxation can head for the trails or enjoy one of the three first-come, first served campgrounds. – Douglas City, Junction City, and Steel Bridge. Visit redding for more information.

Sacramento River Bend Area Recreation opportunities are nearly endless along the gentle and wide Sacramento River, as it flows through 16 miles of public lands between Redding and Red Bluff. Anglers can cast from boats and shore for salmon and steelhead. Visitors can hike or horseback-ride the Yana trail, or lazily float the river in a raft or canoe. Hunters will find abundant deer, pigs and waterfowl in and around the Paynes Creek Wetlands.

Chappie Shasta OffHighway Vehicle Area This playground offers 200 miles of roads and trails to challenge off-road enthusiasts, and spectacular views of Shasta Dam, Shasta Lake, and Mount Shasta. Camping is available near the staging area below Shasta Dam.

Forks of Butte The beautiful Forks of Butte area, 25 miles northeast of Chico, offers opportunities to fish, and swim and float. The Butte Creek Trail offers hiking through steep canyons covered in pine and fir trees and free gold-panning for your mining pleasure. Call the Redding Field Office for permit information.

BLM-Redding Field Office 355 Hemstead Drive, Redding, CA 96002 (530) 224-2100

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A CCOMMO DAT I O N S B&B’s, Hotels, Motels, Resorts, RV Parks

B E D & B R E A K FA S T I N N S C H I C O / PA R A D I S E C O U N T R Y

Chapelle de L’Artiste Chateau & Retreat

3300 Inspiration Lane, Paradise CA 95969; 530-228-0941;

Northern California’s most unique B&B. 20 acres include water features, pond, pool, outdoor kitchen and greatroom, winecave, private Manor with 3 exquisite guest rooms + historic cottage. Camelot Inn Bed & Breakfast, Chico ......... 530-343-8413 Cory’s Country Inn, Chico .......................... 530-345-2955 Durham House, Durham ............................ 530-342-5900 Goodman House, Chico ............................. 530-566-0256 Johnson’s Country Inn, Chico .................... 530-345-7829 L’abri B&B, Chico ........................................ 530-893-0824 Music Express Inn B&B, Chico ................... 530-891-9833 Stirling City Hotel B&B, Stirling City ......... 530-873-0858 The Grateful Bed, Chico ............................. 530-342-2464

OROVILLE/LAKE OROVILLE COUNTRY Lake Oroville B&B, Berry Creek ................. 530-589-0700

SUSANVILLE/LASSEN COUNTRY Roseberry House B&B, Susanville ............. 530-257-5675

A LT U R A S / M O D O C C O U N T R Y J. K. Metzker B&B, Cedarville .................... 530-279-2650 Mill Creek Lodge B&B, Likely .................... 530-233-4934 Mahogany Ridge Guest Ranch, Likely ...... 530-233-4996

C H E S T E R / L A K E A L M A N O R C O U N T RY

St. Bernard Lodge

44801 Hwy 36E, Mill Creek, CA 96061; 530-258-3382, fax 530-258-2327;, email:

Enjoy the rustic warmth of a charming mountain getaway. With knotty pine interior and turn of the century décor, we are a historic, four-season resort. Babe’s B&B, Lake Almanor ........................ 530-596-4700 Cinnamon Teal Inn B&B, Chester .............. 530-258-3993 The Bidwell House B&B, Chester .............. 530-258-3338 Yorkshire House B&B, Greenville .............. 530-284-1794

Shasta Lake has the largest commercial houseboat fleet in the world

Mt. Shasta Resort, Great Lodging Choices in the Shasta Cascade


* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Q U I N C Y / F E AT H E R R I V E R C O U N T R Y Haskins Valley Inn, Bucks Lake ................. 530-283-9667 Molly’s B&B, Clio ........................................ 530-836-4436 Pullman House Inn B&B, Portola............... 530-832-0107 The Feather Bed, Quincy ........................... 530-283-0102 The Sporting Inn B&B, Quincy................... 530-283-4300 Twenty Mile House B&B, Graeagle ........... 530-836-0375

R E D D I N G / S H A S TA L A K E C O U N T R Y

Bridgehouse Bed & Breakfast

1455 Riverside Drive, Redding, CA 96001 530-247-7177; email:

Historic bed & breakfast with modern amenities. Located downtown with river view. Four rooms, private baths, wireless internet, flat screen TV’s. See Ad on this page.

Tiffany House B&B

1510 Barbara Road, Redding, CA 96003; 530-244-3225;; email:

Overlooking Mt. Lassen range. Three romantic rooms, private baths, queen beds, robes, secluded cottage with spa, Victorian decor, full breakfast, large oak-shaded deck, gazebo and pool. Apple’s Riverhouse B&B, Redding ............ 530-243-8440 French Gulch Hotel, French Gulch ............ 530-359-2112 Lavender Dreams B&B, Anderson ............ 530-357-2239 O’Brien Mountain Inn, Lakehead .............. 530-238-8026 Redding’s B&B, Redding ............................ 530-222-2494

B U R N E Y / E A S T E R N S H A S TA C O U N T R Y

Y R E K A / K L A M AT H R I V E R C O U N T R Y Alderbrook Manor, Etna ............................ 530-467-3917 Hummingbird House, Fort Jones .............. 530-468-2233 Yreka Third Street Inn, Yreka.................... 530-841-1120

RED BLUFF/TEHAMA COUNTRY The Jeter Victorian Inn, Red Bluff ............ 530-527-7574 The River House B&B, Red Bluff ................ 530-529-0687

Weston House

6741 Red Rock Rd., Shingletown, CA 96088 530-474-3738; email:

Luxurious quiet forest retreat between Redding and Lassen Park. Panoramic view, dark skies, pool. Gourmet breakfast, private decks, woodstoves, wet bars. Rate $150 to $205.

W E AV E R V I L L E / T R I N I T Y C O U N T R Y Whitmore Inn, Weaverville ....................... 530-623-2509

Mt. Shasta Resort

M T. S H A S TA / M c C L O U D C O U N T R Y

McCloud Hotel

408 Main Street, P.O. Box 730, McCloud, CA 96057; 530-964-2822, 800-964-2823, fax: 530-964-2844;,

Fifteen meticulously restored, enlarged guest rooms with private baths in historic hotel. Luxurious suites with whirlpool tubs. Always a delicious full breakfast & historic hospitality.

McCloud River Mercantile


230 Main Street, McCloud, Ca 96057; 530-964-2602;; email:


Spacious, beautifully appointed accommodations that reflect McCloud’s history from the 1890’s to the 1940’s. We offer a unique place that includes dining, hotel, and shopping in a nationally registered historic Mercantile. Suites, mountain view and whirlpool tubs are also an option. Breakfast included. Gorgeous Retreat, Banquet and Wedding facilities available. See Ad on page 47.

1900 Hilltop Drive Redding, California 530.221.7500

Mt. Shasta Ranch B&B

• FREE high-speed wireless Internet in guest rooms and public spaces

1008 W.A. Barr Rd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3870;

• FREE morning newspaper • Business center

Elegant 2-story lodge in historical setting, spacious suites, large fireplace, quaint vacation cottage, full country breakfast, pool table and minutes to lake, golfing and skiing. See Ad on page 46. Dream Inn B&B, Mt. Shasta ...................... 530-926-1536 Fe’s B&B, Tulelake ...................................... 530-667-5145 McCloud Guest House, McCloud .............. 530-964-3160 McCloud River Inn B&B, McCloud ............. 530-964-2130 Shasta Mount Inn Retreat, Mt. Shasta ..... 530-926-1810 Stoney Brook Inn B&B, McCloud .............. 530-964-2300 The Hospitality Inn B&B, Dorris ................ 530-397-2097

• Pool, spa, and fitness room • Full service restaurant and lounge with in-room service • 8031 sq ft of fully equipped meeting space

REFRESHED. RELAUNCHED. Mountain Climbing Shasta Mtn. Guides

©2010 InterContinental Hotels Group. All rights reserved. Most hotels are independently owned and/or operated.

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H O T E L S / M O T E L S / R E S O RT S C H I C O / PA R A D I S E C O U N T R Y

Comfort Inn-Paradise

5475 Clark Rd., Paradise, CA 95969; 530-876-0191, 800-4CHOICE, fax: 530-876-9936;; email:

2010 Platinum Award winning hotel. Quiet country location, beautifully appointed, excellent customer service. 100% Smoke Free, free Wi-Fi. Easy commute to Chico and CA State University. Plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Dog-friendly rooms on first floor. 60 wooded acres behind hotel to run your dog. $10.00/ night per dog. Call to confirm pet room.

Motel 6

665 Manzanita Court, Chico, CA 95926; 530-345-5500, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-894-2846;


A Riverside Cottage

45 Cabana Drive Oroville CA 95965; 530-533-1413;, email:

2BR/2BA riverside getaway. Swim, fish, or birdwatch along private waterfront. Panoramic riverview from great room with fireplace. Modern kitchen. Minutes from Lake Oroville, restaurants, shops.

Comfort Inn-Oroville

A LT U R A S / M O D O C C O U N T R Y

1470 Feather River Blvd., Oroville, CA 95965; 530-533-9673, 800-4CHOICE, fax: 530-533-5862;, email:

Cockrell’s High Desert Lodging

Charming interior décor and immaculate housekeeping. Features include pool, spa, sauna and exercise-room; FREE high-speed internet access, refrigerator, coffee-maker, iron/ board in every room; some executive suites. Complimentary expanded continental breakfast.

Have a pure Country Stay with a beautiful, full furnished 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Two lodges serving your lodging needs. Very affordable by the night, weekend or week. Complimentary wine & coffee. Call for a full color brochure and information & rates. Vacationers, Riding, Fishing & Hunting. Groups all welcome! See Ad on page 43.

Pool, restaurant, data ports, pet friendly. Chico State University nearby. Three miles to airport. Near Bidwell Mansion.

Motel 6

Bambi Inn, Butte Meadows....................... 530-873-4125 Best Western/Heritage Inn, Chico ............. 530-894-8600 Budget Inn, Chico....................................... 530-342-9472 Courtyard by Marriott, Chico .................... 530-894-6699 Days Inn, Chico........................................... 530-343-3286 Heritage Inn Express, Chico ...................... 530-343-4527 Holiday Inn, Chico ...................................... 530-345-2491 Hotel Diamond, Chico................................ 530-893-3100 Lantern Inn, Paradise ................................. 530-877-5553 Matador Motel, Chico ............................... 530-342-7543 Oxford Suites, Chico .................................. 530-899-9090 Ponderosa Gardens Motel, Paradise ....... 530-872-9094 Residence Inn by Marriott, Chico.............. 530-894-5500 Safari Garden Motel, Chico ....................... 530-343-3201 Spgs of Living Water, Richardson Spgs ... 530-893-6750 Super 8 Motel, Chico ................................. 530-345-2533 Thunderbird Quality Inn, Chico................. 530-343-7911 Town House Motel, Chico ........................ 530-343-1621 Vagabond Inn, Chico ................................. 530-895-1323

Pool, laundry room, data ports, fish cleaning station, pet friendly. Three miles to casino, water sports, boating, fishing, and hunting nearby. Restaurant on site.

505 Montgomery Street, Oroville, CA 95965; 530-5329400, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-334-7653;

Best Value Inn & Suites, Oroville .............. 530-533-7070 Budget Inn, Oroville .................................. 530-533-2121 Days Inn, Oroville .................................... 530-533-3297 Holiday Inn Express, Oroville .................... 530-534-5566 Sunset Inn, Oroville .................................. 530-533-8201 Villa Court Inn, Oroville ............................. 530-533-3930


Diamond Mountain Casino

900 Skyline Road, Susanville, CA 96130; 877-319-8514; 530-252-1100; www. diamondmountain; email:

The Diamond Mountain Casino & Hotel is the best place to stay and play in all of northeastern California. 70 lodge-style rooms, conference rooms, indoor pool & spa, over 240 slots, 24 hour cafe, lava rock grill and sports bar. America’s Best Inn, Susanville ................... 530-257-4522 Best Western, Susanville .......................... 530-257-4123 Bieber Motel, Bieber ................................. 530-294-5454 Clear Creek Motel, Westwood ................. 530-256-3166 Diamond View Motel, Susanville ............ 530-257-4585 Eagle Lake Resorts, Susanville .................. 530-825-3133 Frontier Inn, Susanville ............................. 530-257-4141 High Country Inn, Susanville ................... 530-257-3450 J Motel, Doyle ........................................... 530-827-3210 Knight’s Inn, Susanville ........................... 530-257-6577 Lakeview Inn, Susanville ........................... 530-825-3555

Unlimited hiking opportunities abound Plumas NF


Midway Motel, Doyle ............................... 530-827-2208 River Inn Motel, Susanville ...................... 530-257-6051 Skeddaddle Inn, Herlong........................... 530-827-4544 Super 8 Motel, Susanville ......................... 530-257-2782 Villa Monte Motel, Westwood ................. 530-256-3493 Winje’s Emporium Hotel, Doyle ................ 530-827-2717

* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Star Route 11-A, Cedarville, CA 96104; 530-279-2209, 888-279-2209, fax: 530-279-6348;; email:

JnR Hotel

P.O. Box 193, 581 Main St., Cedarville, CA 96104; 530-279-2423;, email: Located in center of historic

Cedarville. Clean comfortable rooms with baths. DirecTV, Wi-Fi. Walk to restaurants and interesting places. Morning coffee in lobby. Easy parking. See Ad on page 48.

Rim Rock Motel & Equestrian Facility

22760 Hwy 395, Alturas, CA 96101; 530-233-5455; fax: 530-233-5586;; email: Lodge with us while you explore

the Warner Mountains where you can enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, quad riding, horseback riding, hunting, and fishing.

Sunrise Motel & RV Park

54889 Hwy 299 West, P.O. Box 345 Cedarville, CA 96104; 530-279-2161; Rooms have coffee,

refrigerators, cable TV & air conditioning. Onsite barbecue, laundry & kitchen facility. Older Victorian house is a 2-story, 3 bedroom. AAA approved.

Best Western/Trailside Inn, Alturas ......... 530-233-4111 Cal Pines Lodge, Alturas ............................ 530-233-5842 Canby Hotel, Canby ................................... 530-233-4242 Essex Motel, Alturas ................................. 530-223-2821 Fandango Guest Ranch, Cedarville ........... 530-640-1603 Frontier Motel, Alturas ............................. 530-233-3383 Hacienda Motel, Alturas ........................... 530-233-3459 Super 8 Motel, Alturas .............................. 530-233-3545 Surprise Valley Hot Spr., Cedarville .......... 530-279-2040 The Last Resort, Adin ................................ 530-299-3300 Wagon Wheel Motel, Alturas .................. 530-233-5866


Dorado Inn

4379 Hwy 147, Lake Almanor, CA 96137; 530-284-7790, fax: 530-284-6549; Your vacation

paradise is nestled in the pines on the shores of Lake Almanor. Relax in comfort in condos with full kitchens, wood stoves and cable TV.

Drakesbad Guest Ranch

Warner Valley Road, Chester, CA 96020; 530-529-1512; 866-999-0914; Drakesbad has been

placed on the list of National Historic Sites. The only overnight accommodation in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Cabins & bungalows in scenic Alpine meadow setting. Hot springs, swimming pool, horseback riding and massage. Open June-early Oct. Reservations required. Call for fall specials! Almanor Lakeside Resort, Lake Almanor ...530-596-4530 Antler’s Motel, Chester ...............................530-258-2722 Bailey Creek Cottages, Lake Almanor ........530-259-7829 Best Western Rose Quartz Inn, Chester .....530-258-2002 Big Springs Resort, Lake Almanor .............530-596-3390 Carson Chalets, Lake Almanor ....................408-761-0003 Cedar Lodge Motel/RV, Chester .................530-258-2904 Child’s Meadow Resort, Mill Creek.............530-595-3383 Hideaway Resort, Greenville .....................530-284-7915 Knotty Pine Resort, Lake Almanor ............530-596-3348 Lake Haven Resort, Lake Almanor .............530-596-3249 Oak Grove Motor Lodge, Greenville .........530-284-6671 Plumas Pines Resort, Lake Almanor ..........530-259-4343 Rooms at 412, Lake Almanor ......................530-596-3348 Seneca Motel, Chester ................................530-258-2815 Sierra Lodge, Chester .................................530-284-6154 Spring Meadow, Greenville ........................530-284-6768 Vagabond Resort, Lake Almanor ................ 530-596-3240 Wilson’s Camp Resort, Lake Almanor.........530-259-2267

Tu l e l a k e i s t h e Horseradish Capital o f t h e Wo r l d , p r o d u c i n g 1 / 3 o f A m e r i c a ’s h a r v e s t .

Q U I N C Y / F E AT H E R R I V E R C O U N T R Y

Pine Hill Motel

42075 Hwy 70, P.O. Box 3289, Quincy, CA 95971; 530-283-1670 / 866-342-2891;

“The Atmosphere You Came to the Mountains for.” Cute rooms in scenic setting. Some kitchens, Hi speed wireless, cable TV/HBO, refrigerators, microwaves. A Bed of Roses, Quincy.............................. 530-283-3380 Ada’s Place, Quincy .................................... 530-283-1954 Belden Town Resort & Lodge, Belden ...... 530-283-9662 Bucks Lake Lodge, Quincy ........................ 530-283-2262 Bucks Lake Marina, Quincy ...................... 530-283-4243 Chalet View Lodge, Graeagle ................... 530-832-5528 Elwell Lakes Lodge, Graeagle .................. 530-836-2347 Feather River Park Resort, Blairsden ....... 530-836-2328 Feather View Cabins, Graeagle................. 775-745-9278 Gold Lake Beach Resort, Graeagle ........... 530-836-2491 Gold Lake Lodge, Graeagle ...................... 530-836-2350 Gold Pan Lodge, Quincy ........................... 530-283-3686 Gray Eagle Lodge, Graeagle ..................... 530-836-2511 Greenhorn Guest Ranch, Quincy ............. 530-283-0930 Lake Davis Resort, Portola ....................... 530-832-1060 Lakeshore Resort, Bucks Lake ................... 530-283-2848 La Porte Cabins, La Porte .......................... 530-675-0850 Lariat Lodge, Quincy.................................. 530-283-1000 Layman Resort, Blairsden ......................... 530-836-1430 Pine Aire Resort, Twain ............................ 530-283-1730 Quincy Courtyard Suites, Quincy.............. 530-283-1401 Ranchito Motel, Quincy ............................. 530-283-2265 River Pines Resort, Graeagle ..................... 530-836-2552 Sierra Motel, Portola ................................ 530-832-4223 Sierra Sky Lodge, Cromberg .................... 530-836-2344 Sleepy Pines Motel, Portola ...................... 530-832-4291 Spanish Creek Motel, Quincy ................... 530-283-1200 The Lodge at Whitehawk, Clio.................. 530-836-4985 Timberline Inn, Bucks Lake ....................... 530-283-2262 Tobin Resort, Storrie ................................. 530-283-2225 Union Hotel, La Porte ................................ 530-675-2860

R E D D I N G / S H A S TA L A K E C O U N T R Y


2300 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-6100, 800-336-4880, fax: 530-221-2867; “Enjoy the Luxury” – 115 upscale

guest rooms newly renovated includes a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet. Outdoor pool, spa and children’s pool. Kids 17 & under stay free. “Taste the Passion” at our award-winning C.R. Gibbs American Grille. See Ad on inside front cover.

Bridge Bay Resort’s Lodge

10300 Bridge Bay Road, Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-3021, 800-752-9669, fax: 530-275-8365. Located on Lake Shasta

and tucked away in the evergreens is our lakeside lodge, open year-round. Accommodations including kitchen units, and kitchen suites, as well as deluxe rooms with king beds or two double beds. Outdoor swimming pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. See Ad on page 22.

Coram Ranch

P.O. Box 5069, Shasta Lake, CA 96089; 530-275-5510, fax: 530-224-2346;, email: A beautiful private 200+ acre

ranch located next to the Sacramento River & Shasta Lake. Coram Ranch has a perfect setting for reunions, retreats & family vacations. Horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing (equipment included) pool & game room available. Our homes are spacious with full kitchens, utensils & linens.

Fawndale Lodge & RV Resort

15215 Fawndale Road, Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-8000, 800-338-0941, fax: 530-275-1863;, email: Nestled in quiet pines on I-5,

1 mile south of Shasta Lake and 10 miles north of Redding. Rooms and Family Suites with kitchens, queen beds, CTV, and phones – Free local calls. Fresh brewed coffee in your room. RV sites & Tent camping. Pool. AAA approved.

Gaia Shasta Hotel, Restaurant & Spa

4125 Riverside Place, Anderson, CA 96007; 530-365-7077; fax 530-378-1137;

A hotel and restaurant. We welcome you to experience the comfort of Shasta County’s first eco-operational hotel & spa. 120 rooms on the Sacramento River.

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Hampton Inn & Suites

2160 Larkspur Lane, Redding, CA 96002; 530-224-1001, 800-HAMPTON HAMPTON HAMPTON AMPTON,, fax: 530-224-1101; 800-HAMPTON,

Redding’s finest hotel, surrounded by majestic mountains, scenic beauty and fantastic recreation area and attractions. The Hampton Inn & Suites is where you’ll find everything you need, coupled with the great service you deserve. See Ad on page 43.

Hilton Garden Inn

5050 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96001; 530-226-5111;

Close to airport, golfing, fishing, boating, tennis, lakes, rivers, mountains, museums, walking trails, and the Win River Casino. FREE high-speed internet access. Call above number for additional information. See Ad on page 45.

Holiday Inn & Convention Center - Redding

1900 Hilltop Dr., Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-7500, 800-HOLIDAY, fax: 530-223-9644; reddingca, email:

Adjacent to I-5, the Holiday Inn is in a prime location to easily access many of the local area features/attractions: Shasta Lake, Lassen Volcanic Park, and Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Restaurants, nightclubs and shopping are within walking distance. Pool, fitness center, business center, restaurant/lounge are on-site. See Ad on page 41.

Lakehead Campground & RV Park

20999 Antlers Road, P.O. Box 646, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-8450, fax: 530-238-8443; email:

Nostalgic cabin boarding National Forest just off Shasta Lake. Two bedroom, one bath, sleeps six, fully furnished.

Lakeshore Inn & RV

20483 Lakeshore Drive, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2003, Lounge 530-238-2004, fax: 530-238-2832;, email:

Nestled in a shady grove of trees overlooking Shasta Lake. Cabins, RV & Tent sites, large pool, Full Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge. Exit Lakeshore Dr. (#702) off I-5 Freeway.

La Quinta Inn & Suites

2180 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-8200, fax: 530-223-4727;

Located on popular Hilltop Drive. Our newly renovated spacious rooms offer irons, coffee-makers and in-room movies. Free continental breakfast. Pool & spa.

Motel 6

2385 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-0562, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-222-0458;

Pool, guest laundry, data ports, airport and restaurants nearby. Convention center, fishing and sailing all within 10 miles.

Motel 6

1640 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-1800, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-221-6175;

Pool, laundry room, data ports, restaurant, pet friendly. 1-1/2 miles from Convention Center, close to airport.

Motel 6

1250 Twin View Blvd. Redding, CA 96003; 530-246-4470, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-246-4268;

Pool, guest laundry, data ports, truck parking, pet friendly. Fishing and sailing nearby.

Oxford Suites

1967 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-0100, 800-762-0133, fax: 530-221-8265;

Near I-5, Cypress Ave. exit. Attractive rates include: Complimentary buffet breakfast and evening reception. 139 suites with microwave, refrigerator, heated pool and jacuzzi, meeting rooms. CALL TODAY: 1-800-762-0133. See Ad on page 42.

Red Lion Hotel

1830 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-8700, 1-800-REDLION, fax: 530-221-0324; www.redlion.rdlncom.

Redding’s premium hotel located adjacent to I-5, just minutes from downtown, shopping, attractions and venues. Elegant guest rooms include two suites, private balconies or patios, coffee makers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards; free wireless Internet, voice mail and HBO. Outdoor pool, spa, and fitness center. Coffee Garden, Dining Room, Room service and 3 Shasta Bar & Grill. 7,500 square feet of meeting space. Free Airport shuttle. See Ad on this page.

Shasta Dam Motel

1529 Cascade Blvd.,Shasta Lake City, CA 96019; 530-275-1065, fax: 530-275-4017; AAA approved. Six miles from

Shasta Dam. Electrical hook-ups for boats. Located off I-5 Shasta Dam exit. Pool. Coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator & AC. Continental breakfast. Open year-round.

Sugarloaf Cottages

19667 Lakeshore Dr., P.O. Box 768, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2448, 800-953-4432, fax: 530-238-8452;, email:

1, 2 & 3 bedroom cottage resort with pool, playground, volleyball, horseshoes. Modern cottages with central heating & air. Excellent lake access. Open year-round.

The Fly Shop

4140 Churn Creek Rd., Redding, CA 96002; 530-222-3555, 800-669-FISH, fax: 530-222-3572;, email:

Bailey Creek Lodge: A four bedroom, full service lodge on the banks of Bailey Creek. Heated pool & Jacuzzi to boot. Battle Creek Ranch: Over 6 miles of wonderful wild trout fishing in a rugged wilderness setting, with camping options nearby. Clear Creek: A beautiful trout filled stream. Take your pick of one of three housekeeping cabins, each with its own private 2 mile section of stream. Donner Hat Creek Ranch: Enjoy a day of fishing for trophy fish on two lakes and the mile of Hat Creek. Hat Creek Ranch - A cozy housekeeping cabin on the banks of Hat Creek where you can spend the day casting to giant trout in one of three pristine ponds or try your luck on the half mile of Hat Creek. Lake Christine – Secluded private lake full of rainbow and brown trout with great dry fly fishing. Luk Lake – Guest cabin and 65 acre lake in Corning, a premier wintertime trout fishery and spring/summer bass and sunfish lake. Riverside: Our quality 4 bedroom home on Fall River. Comes complete with 3 prams with electric motors. Rock Creek Lake: Guests can stay for the day, or overnight in the two-bedroom cabin just a short cast away from the lake, accommodates up to four. Steiner Lake – Our premier bass lake just minutes from the city of Redding, complete with 2 bedroom cabin on the lake. See Ad on page 21.

Tsasdi Resort

19990 Lakeshore Drive, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2575, 800-995-0291;,

“Known as the best of the best” on Shasta Lake, tucked among 20 acres of lakefront forest, 20 cabins and an incredible 230 foot concrete boat dock. Enjoy a pool, WiFi, video arcade, satellite TV and more. Enjoy this family resort during all seasons. Off-season, take pleasure in a gas fireplace and embrace the beauty and serenity of this very special location. America’s Best Inn & Suites, Redding ....... 530-241-9500 Americana Lodge, Redding ...................... 530-241-7020 Anderson Valley Inn, Anderson ............... 530-365-2566 Baymont Inn & Suites, Anderson ............. 530-365-6100 Baymont Inn & Suites, Redding ............... 530-722-9100 Best Value Ponderosa, Redding ................ 530-241-6300 Best Western Inn, Anderson .................... 530-365-2753 Best Western Twin View Inn, Redding ... 530-241-5500 Budget Inn, Redding ................................. 530-243-4231 Capri Motel, Redding ................................ 530-241-1156 Cascade Cove Resort, Lakehead ............... 951-233-0418 Cascade Motel, Redding ........................... 530-241-2368 Comfort Inn, Redding ................................ 530-221-4472 Deluxe Inn, Redding .................................. 530-243-5141 Economy Inn, Redding............................... 530-246-9803 Fairfield Inn & Suites, Redding ................. 530-243-3200 Hilltop Lodge, Redding.............................. 530-221-5432 Howard Johnson’s, Redding ..................... 530-223-1935


* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Market Street Manor, Redding ................. 530-241-9202 Mt. Shasta Wilderness Cabins, Castella ... 530-235-2222 Neu Lodge Motel, Lakehead .................... 530-238-2698 Quality Inn, Redding .................................. 530-221-6530 Ramada Ltd, Redding ................................ 530-246-2222 Redding Inn, Redding ................................ 530-243-3336 Redding Travelodge, Redding................... 530-243-5291 Rodeway Inn, Redding ............................. 530-241-6464 Shasta Lake Motel, Lakehead ................... 530-238-2545 Shasta Lodge, Redding .............................. 530-243-6133 Stardust Motel, Redding ........................... 530-241-6121 Super 8 Motel, Redding............................. 530-221-8881 Thunderbird Lodge, Redding .................... 530-243-5422 Travel Inn Lodge, Redding ......................... 530-243-4900 Traveler’s Motel, Cottonwood .................. 530-347-3003 Vagabond Inn, Redding ............................. 530-223-1600 Value Inn, Redding..................................... 530-241-2252

B U R N E Y / E A S T E R N S H A S TA C O U N T R Y

Charm Motel & Suites

37363 Main Street, Burney, CA 96013; 530-335-2254; 866-931-0420;

AAA approved, clean, comfortable, friendly and secure accomodations. Family suites, kitchenettes, coffee maker, microwave & refrigerator in all rooms. Continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi. See Ad on this page.

Clearwater Lodge

P.O. Box 920, Fall River Mills, CA 96028; 530-336-5005, fax: 530-336-5013;

Historic 1921 craftsman style lodge along Pit River. Lodge rooms, cottages, excellent dining, flyfishing, guide service, fly shop, whitewater rafting, and Fall River Golf packages.

Fall River Lodge

43288 State Hwy 299E, Fall River Mills, CA 96028; 530-336-5678, fax: 530-336-5814;; email:

A charming older motel in the heart of the Shasta Intermountain area. Partly remodeled. Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave, coffee in the morning. We speak German.

Green Gables Motel & Suites

37385 Main Street, Burney, CA 96013; 530-335-2264; 866-931-0420,

AAA approved quaint mountain retreat with your comfort in mind. We feature swimming pool (heated), HBO, coffee pots, microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms. Free Wi-Fi and continental breakfast. See Ad on this page.

Hi Mont Hotel

Bridge St. & Hwy. 299 E, Fall River Mills, CA 96028; 530-336-5541;

Bald Eagle at Klamath NWR – D. Menke

AAA approved hotel. Next door to Fall River Golf Course. Free HBO, coffee, microwave & refrigerator in every room. Great hunting and fishing in the area. Continental Breakfast, pets welcomed. See Ad on this page.

Manzanita Lake Cabins

Hwy. 89, Lassen Volcanic National Park,

Cabins have returned to Lassen Volcanic National Park for the first time in 30 years! Located at the north entrance of the park, these rustic cabins come with furniture, mattress pad, propane heater, bear locker, fire ring and picnic table. Reservations online only.

Shasta Pines Motel

37386 Main Street, Burney, CA 96013; 530-335-2201, fax: 530-335-2202;

AAA Two diamond approved, heated pool, large picnic area, A/CFax:-HBO, kitchenettes, refrigerators, non-smoking room, RV & boat parking. New king & queen suite.

Spinner Fall Lodge/Circle 7 Guest Ranch

28076 Metzger Rd., Fall River Mills, Ca 96028; 530-336-5300, fax: 530-336-5348;

World Class Fly Fishing Resort located on the upper Fall River. 8 Rooms, 4 house Guest Ranch, full service restaurant and bar. Guide service, event services and full service fly shop. See Ad on page 46. Burney Motel, Burney .............................. 530-335-4500 Fall River Hotel, Fall River Mills ................ 530-336-5550 Hat Creek Resort, Old Station ................... 530-335-7121 Rim Rock Ranch Resort, Old Station ......... 530-335-7114 Rippling Waters Resort, Hat Creek ........... 530-335-7400 Sleepy Hollow Lodge, Burney .................. 530-335-2285 Tall Timber Lodge, Burney ......................... 530-335-4993

The Joss House, a Chinese Ta o i s t t e m p l e o f w o r s h i p i n We a v e r v i l l e i s C a l i f o r n i a ’s oldest continuously used C h i n e s e Te m p l e .

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Baymont Inn

148 Moonlit Oaks Ave, Yreka, CA, 530-841-1300,, email:

Enjoy the Home Town Hospitality you deserve. We have indoor pool and spa, free Internet, and breakfast. Close to restaurants, shopping, hiking, fishing, lakes, and rivers.

Holiday Inn Express

707 Montague Road, Yreka, CA 96097, 530-842-1600, fax: 530-842-2700;; email:

Our spacious meeting/banquet hall can accommodate up to 98 people. Projector, screen, audio/visual equipment, Wi-Fi & Catering services are available.

Klamath River Resort Inn

61700 Hwy 96 / P.O. Box 485, Happy Camp, CA 96039; 530-493-2735;, email:

Historic riverfront lodge on 4 acres of landscaped lawns with 100 year old sycamore trees. King beds, 27” satellite TV’s, free Wi-Fi internet, kitchens, laundry.

Marble Mountain Guest Ranch

92520 Hwy. 96, Somes Bar, CA 95568; 530-469-3322, fax: 530-469-3321;, email:

Marble Mountain Ranch is a family owned and operated guest ranch featuring: horseback trail rides, whitewater rafting, steelhead and salmon fly fishing, sporting clays and conference facilities. Our daily rate includes private cottage lodging, all meals and your choice of all activities.

Motel 6

1785 S. Main Street, Yreka, CA 96097; 530-842-4111, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-842-7864;

Pool, guest laundry, data ports, restaurant close, pet friendly. Fairgrounds 1/2 mile away.

Best Western Miner’s Inn, Yreka .............. 530-842-4355 Comfort Inn, Yreka .................................... 530-842-1612 Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Yreka ............. 530-842-4404 Forest Lodge, Happy Camp ...................... 530-493-5296 Heritage Inn, Yreka ................................... 530-842-6835 Klamath Inn Motel/RV, Happy Camp ....... 530-493-2860 Klamath Motor Lodge, Yreka .................. 530-842-2751 Motel Etna, Etna ........................................ 530-467-5338 Relax Inn, Yreka ........................................ 530-842-2791 Rodeway Inn, Yreka ................................. 530-842-4412 Sportsman’s Lodge, Klamath River........... 530-465-2366 Super 8 Motel, Yreka ................................ 530-842-5781

M T. S H A S TA / M c C L O U D C O U N T R Y

5400 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-4395; email:

408 Main Street, P.O. Box 730, McCloud, CA 96057; 530-964-2822, 800-964-2823, fax: 530-964-2844;, email:

Cave Springs Resort & Vacation Rentals

4727 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-2721, 888-235-2721;

Beautiful resort on Sacramento River. 24 cabins, 10 Alpine rooms, 4 RV spaces, 16 Vacation Rentals. Pool, Jacuzzi, Playground, Tennis & more. Open all year.

Cedar Lodge Motel

4201 Dunsmuir Ave., Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-4331, fax: 530-235-4000;, email:

Offers everything for your comfort in a beautiful mountain setting; near fishing, hiking, boating, golf, skiing, snow boarding. Peaceful, beautiful tree-shaded grounds. Come enjoy!


Juanita Lake, NFS


Dunsmuir Inn & Suites

Mountain view rooms and balcony, indoor pool & spa, Mountain view dining, free hot buffet breakfast, spacious Lobby with large fireplace, meeting and banquet facilities, high-speed internet access. See Ad on inside front cover.

111 Morgan Way, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3101, 800-545-7164, fax: 530-926-3542; email:

• Lodge, Cabins • Guide Services Available • Weddings • Airport Shuttle Service


AAA approved hotel in downtown Mt. Shasta, walk to restaurants, shopping & entertainment. Mountain views, high speed internet, HBO, continental breakfast and in-room coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. See Ad on page 45.

AAA approved. Continental breakfast, in room coffee, Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, 25” cable TV, HBO, internet, phone, AC/Heat. Fishing a block away.

Come fish in the peaceful beauty of Northern California and stay with us on the beautiful Fall River where our friendly staff is looking forward to serving you. Both are full service facilities. Open April – November.

724 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 800-292-9421;, email:

Best Western Tree House

Spinner Fall Lodge/Circle 7 Guest Ranch • Rental Homes • Bar, Restaurant • Special Events • Boat Rental

Cold Creek Inn & Suites

* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.


McCloud Hotel

Fifteen meticulously restored, enlarged guest rooms with private baths in historic hotel. Luxurious suites with whirlpool tubs. Always a delicious full breakfast & historic hospitality.

McCloud River Mercantile Hotel

241 Main Street, McCloud, CA 96057; 530-964-2330, fax: 530-964-2846;, email:

Spacious, beautifully appointed accommodations that reflect McCloud’s history from the 1890’s to the 1940’s. We offer a unique place that includes dining, hotel, and shopping in a nationally registered historic Mercantile. Suites, mountain view and whirlpool tubs are also an option. Breakfast included. Gorgeous Retreat, Banquet and Wedding facilities available. See Ad on page 47.

McCloud Vacation Home

Shasta Ave. & Colombero Dr, McCloud, CA 96057; 415-577-5198; fax: 415-358-5550;; email:

Fully furnished, remodeled, clean and very comfortable family vacation home. Sleeps 10, 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, XL stocked kitchen, Free WiFi, Pet friendly.

Motel 6

466 N. Weed Blvd., Weed, CA 96094; 530-938-4101, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-938-2436;

Pool, guest laundry, data ports, truck parking, pet friendly. Ski Resort, Lake Shastina and restaurants nearby.

Mount Shasta Resort

1000 Siskiyou Lake Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3030, 800-958-3363;, email: Luxurious chalets and

woodland rooms located in the pines. Enjoy incredible views from our restaurant, lounge and banquet rooms. Play our 18-hole resort golf course or tennis courts. Open all year. Meeting and wedding facilities available. See Ad on page 18.

Mt. Shasta Inn & Suites

710 Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-918-9292;

AAA 2 diamonds approved. All brand new king (w/sofa), 2-queen, family suites, refrigerator-microwaves, cont. breakfast, in room coffee, 27” cable TV, 3-HBO, free internet, no pets.

Railroad Park Resort

100 Railroad Park Road, Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-4440, fax: 530-235-4470;

28 unit “caboose” motel, 60 unit creekside RV park, lounge and dinner house, pool, spa. Backed by majestic Castle Crags. Motel open all year. See Ad on page 44.

The Fly Shop

Castle Crags State Park

4140 Churn Creek Rd, Redding, CA 96002; 530-222-3555, 800-669-3474;; email:

Antelope Creek Ranch - A four bedroom lodge on Antelope Creek Ranch N.E. of Mt. Shasta at the 5000’ level. Great rooms & food. Excellent Fly fishing on beautiful meadow stream and two trophy lakes. See Ad on page 21. A-1 Choice Inn, Mt. Shasta ........................ 530-926-4811 Acorn Inn, Dunsmuir .................................. 530-235-4805 Alpine Lodge, Mt. Shasta ......................... 530-926-3145 Bavaria Lodge, Dunsmuir .......................... 530-235-4707 Best Choice Inn, Dunsmuir ........................ 530-235-2021 Comfort Inn, Weed .................................... 530-938-1982 Dunsmuir Lodge, Dunsmuir ...................... 530-235-2884 Ellis Motel, Tulelake .................................. 530-667-5242 Evergreen Lodge, Mt. Shasta .................... 530-926-2143 Finlandia Motel, Mt. Shasta ..................... 530-926-5596 Golden Eagle Motel, Dorris ...................... 530-397-3114 McCloud Timber Inn, McCloud ................. 530-964-2893 Quality Inn & Suites, Weed ....................... 530-938-1308 Sis-Q-Inn, Weed ........................................ 530-938-4194 Stewart Mineral Spring Resort, Weed ..... 530-938-2222 Stony Brook Inn, McCloud ....................... 800-369-6118 Strawberry Valley Inn, Mt. Shasta ........... 530-926-2052 Summit Inn, Weed ..................................... 530-938-4481 Swiss Holiday Lodge, Mt. Shasta.............. 530-926-3446 Townhouse Motel, Weed ......................... 530-938-4431 Travel Inn, Mt. Shasta ............................... 530-926-4617 Woodsman Hotel, Mt. Shasta .................. 530-926-3411

Modoc is the only county where the cows out number the people.

I-5 will be there when you’re finished. Traveler or Tourist? We say both! Sure, we’re a great place to stop, fill up the tank and grab a quick bite, but our 800 slot machines, outdoor activities and two hotels might just be the excuse you need to relax and have a lile fun.

WWW.ROLLINGHILLSCASINO.COM CORNING, CA (530) 528-4600 90 Minutes North of Sacramento on I-5

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R E D B L U F F / T E H A M A C O U N T RY


203 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-8882, 1-800-Western, fax: 530-527-5078;

AAA, 67 newly remodeled rooms, outdoor pool with deck awning. Satellite TV. Adjacent to restaurant and gas station. RV/Boat parking. Full hot breakfast. Pets welcome, Wi-Fi & Hi-Fi.

Lodging at Rolling Hills Casino The Lodge Vagabond or Ramada Inn & Suites

2655 Barham Avenue, Corning, CA 96021; 530-824-3220; 530-824-8300;

Choose between two hotels at Rolling Hills Casino! Both hotels offer clean, safe and comfortable accommodations, complete with a complimentary breakfast buffet and all the fun that Rolling Hills offers. It is better to play! See Ads on page 28, 34 & 47.

Motel 6

20 Williams Avenue, Red Bluff, CA 96080, 530-527-9200, 800-466-8356, fax: 530-528-1219;

Pool, guest laundry room, data ports, restaurant close, pet friendly. Fairgrounds and historical park nearby. American Inn Express, Red Bluff ............... 530-527-3545 Best Western, Corning............................... 530-824-2468 Best Western, Red Bluff ............................ 530-527-8882 Comfort Inn, Corning................................. 530-824-5200 Comfort Inn, Red Bluff .............................. 530-529-7060 Child’s Meadows Resort, Mill Creek ......... 530-595-3383 Cinderella Motel, Red Bluff ...................... 530-527-5490 Classic Inn, Red Bluff ................................. 530-528-8890 Corning Olive Inn Motel, Corning ............ 530-824-2468 Crystal Motel, Red Bluff ............................ 530-527-1021 Days Inn, Corning ..................................... 530-824-2000 Days Inn, Red Bluff ................................... 530-527-6130 Deer Creek Lodge, Mill Creek .................. 530-258-2939 Driftwood Resort, Los Molinos ................ 530-384-2851 Economy Inn, Corning .............................. 530-824-4322 Hampton Inn & Suites, Red Bluff ............. 530-529-9916 Holiday Inn Express, Corning ................... 530-824-6400 Lassen Mineral Lodge, Mineral ................. 530-595-4422

Segway Tours on Sundial Bridge – Redding, CA


M Star Hotel, Red Bluff ............................ 530-527-1150 Mill Creek Resort, Mill Creek .................... 530-595-4449 Oasis Springs Lodge, Paynes Creek .......... 530-474-1487 Ramada Inn & Suites, Corning .................. 530-824-8300 Seven Inn, Corning ................................... 530-824-5151 Sky Terrace Motel, Red Bluff ..................... 530-527-4145 Sportsman Lodge, Red Bluff .................... 530-527-2888 Super 8, Red Bluff ...................................... 530-529-2028 The Lodge, Corning.................................... 530-824-3220 Travelodge, Red Bluff ................................ 530-527-6020 Triangle Motel, Red Bluff........................... 530-527-4542

W E AV E R V I L L E / T R I N I T Y C O U N T R Y

Lakeview Terrace Resort

9001 Trinity Dam Blvd, Lewiston, CA 96052; 530-778-3803, fax: 530-778-3960;; email:

Overlooking Lewiston Lake, housekeeping cabins are furnished and offer yard, BBQ and picnic table. RV sites, hot showers and laundry, boat rentals, heated pool (seasonal) OPEN ALL YEAR.

Big Creek Lodge & Motel, Hayfork .......... 530-628-5521 Bonanza King Resort, Trinity Center ........ 530-266-3305 Elk Grove Cabins, Burnt Ranch ................. 530-629-3914 Forty Niner Motel, Weaverville ............... 530-623-4937 Gold Hill Resort, Trinity Center ................ 530-266-3257 Hayfork Big Creek Ldg, Hayfork ............... 530-628-5521 Hyampom Resort Motel, Hyampom ........ 530-628-4758 Indian Creek Lodge, Douglas City ............ 530-623-6294 Lewiston Hotel, Lewiston ......................... 530-778-3823 Littlefield Ranch, Ruth Lake ..................... 707-574-6689 Red Hill Motel, Weaverville ..................... 530-623-4331 Ripple Creek Cabins, Trinity Center .......... 530-266-3505 Steelhead Cottages, Big Flat .................. 530-623-6325 Trinity Adventure Park, Big Bar ................ 530-623-3964 Trinity Canyon Lodge, Helena ................... 530-623-6318 Trinity Mtn Resort, Trinity Center ............. 530-462-4677 Trinity River Lodge, Lewiston ................... 530-778-3791 Victorian Inn, Weaverville ......................... 530-623-4432 Weaverville Hotel, Weaverville ................ 530-623-2222 Ziegler’s Trails’ End, Hyampom ............... 530-628-4929

Motel Trinity

1270 Main Street, Weaverville, CA 96093; 530-623-2129, fax: 530-623-6007;, email:

Heated pool, kitchen units available, HBO, in room coffee, refrigerators & microwaves. Free Ice. In room Jacuzzi’s available. BBQ pits in the picnic area, coin laundry facility.

Trinity Alps Resort

1750 Trinity Alps Rd. Trinity Center, CA 96091; 530-286-2205; Family resort with 43 individual

cabins, on Stuart Fork River. General store, restaurant, tennis, volleyball, basketball, swimming, fishing. Open May 15-Sept. 30th.

Breathtaking fall colors - Tony Mindling

* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Holiday Inn


Located in an 1893 Victorian building in historic downtown Weaverville

watercolor by Keith Crane

• Fine

Shasta Lake Yurt, Shasta Recreation Co.

R V PA R K S / C A M P G R O U N D S C H I C O / PA R A D I S E C O U N T R Y Acres of Paradise RV Park, Paradise ......... 530-877-5688 Almond Tree RV Park, Chico ...................... 530-899-1271 Butte County Fair Grounds, Gridley ........ 530-846-3626 Cape Cod Estates & RV Park, Paradise ...... 530-877-3168 Feather West Trv. Trl Park, Paradise ........ 530-877-9666 Lime Saddle Campground, Paradise ......... 530-876-8516 Paradise Pines, Magalia ............................. 530-873-5263 Paradise Trailer RV Park, Paradise ............ 530-877-6015 Paramount Trailer Park, Chico................... 530-343-3855 Pine Crest RV Park, Paradise ..................... 530-877-4351 Pine Ridge Trailer Park, Paradise ............. 530-877-0677 Ponderosa Mobile Estates, Paradise ........ 530-877-4254 Quail Trails RV Park, Paradise.................... 530-877-6581 Skyway Villa & RV Park, Paradise ............. 530-877-1350

OROVILLE/LAKE OROVILLE COUNTRY Bidwell Canyon RV & Marina, Oroville .... 530-538-2200 Dingerville USA RV Park, Oroville ............ 530-533-9343 Falling Rock RV Park, Oroville .................. 530-533-9070 Feather Falls RV Park, Oroville .................. 530-533-9020 Golden Feather Mobile Park, Oroville ..... 530-533-8679 Loafer Creek Campground, Oroville ........ 530-538-2217 McGrath’s RV Park, Oroville ..................... 530-534-5447 Mount Vista RV Park, Oroville .................. 530-534-1133 Rhoads End RV Park, Thermalito .............. 530-534-5087 Riffles RV Park, Oroville .......................... 530-534-5550 River Reflections RV Park, Oroville .......... 530-533-1995

Sacramento River Trail – Robert Holmes

SUSANVILLE/LASSEN COUNTRY Days End RV Park, Standish ...................... 530-254-1094 Eagle Lake Campgrounds, Susanville ...... 530-257-4188 Located in historic downtown Weaverville Eagle Lake R.V. Park, Susanville ............... 530-825-3133 Honey Lake Campground, Milford ........... 530-253-2508 Mariner’s Resort, Eagle Lake ..................... 530-825-3333 Oakhaven RV Park, Janesville ................... 530-310-0043 Pineview RV, Susanville ............................. 530-257-4971 Susanville RV Park, Susanville .................. 530-251-4757 Wind-Break Trailer Park, Doyle ................. 530-827-2676


Sunrise Motel/Guesthouse/RV Park

54889 Hwy 299 West, P.O. Box 345, Cedarville, CA 96014; 30-279-2161; email:

Enjoy the sunrise at our AAA approved motel, 3 bedroom RV Park has pull throughs with lawn, trees & full hookups.

Art Gallery • Handmade Arts & Crafts Jewelry ~ Ceramics ~ Wood & Metal Craft ~ Handblown, Fused & Stained Glass

• ‘Art

Cruise’ - First Saturdays Picnic Area • Herb Garden • Shaded

(530) 623-5111 691 Main Street • Weaverville, CA 96093 OPEN DAILY

Mon thru Sat 10am - 5pm & Sun 11am - 4pm closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day

Brass Rail Campground, Alturas ............... 530-233-2906 Eagels Nest RV, Tulelake ............................ 530-664-2081 Likely Place RV, Likely ................................ 530-233-4466 Nifty’s Mobile/RV Park, Alturas ................ 530-233-5322 Sully’s Trailer Lodge, Alturas .................... 530-233-5347

Glass Mountain is the largest obsidian glass flow in the west.

Susan River, BLM

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CHESTER/LAKE ALMANOR COUNTRY Big Cove Resort, Lake Almanor ............... 530-596-3349 Brookside RV Park, Chester ....................... 530-258-3584 Canyon Dam RV Park, Canyon Dam ........ 530-284-7046 Forest Park RV Spaces, Canyon Dam ....... 530-284-7405 Lake Cove Resort, Lake Almanor ............. 530-284-7697 Leisure RV Park, Chester .......................... 530-258-2302 Martin’s R.V. Park, Chester ....................... 530-258-2407 North Shore Campground, Lake Almanor .... 530-258-3376 Paul Bunyan Resort, Lake Almanor ......... 530-596-4700 Whispering Pines RV Park, Canyon Dam .. 530-284-7404

Q U I N C Y / F E AT H E R R I V E R C O U N T R Y Belden Town RV, Belden............................ 530-283-9662 Caribou Crossroads RV Park, Belden ........ 530-283-1384 Clio’s River Edge RV, Clio .......................... 530-836-2375 Feather River RV, Graeagle........................ 530-836-2183 Golden Coach RV Resort, Cromberg ........ 530-836-2426 J & J’s Grizzly Campground, Portola ........ 530-832-0270 J.D. Trailer Ranch, Vinton ......................... 530-993-4508 Little Bear RV Park, Blairsden ................... 530-836-2774 Movin’ West RV Park , Graeagle .............. 530-836-2614 Pioneer RV Park, Quincy ........................... 530-283-0769 Pine Oak RV Park, Cromberg..................... 530-836-2079 River Ranch RV Park, Quincy .................... 530-283-1908 Sierra Springs Resort, Blairsden ............... 530-836-2747 Sierra Valley RV Park, Beckwourth ........... 530-832-1124 Sleepy Hollow Park RV, Portola ............... 530-832-5914 Taylorsville Campground, Taylorsville ...... 530-284-6468 Trails West Trlr Park, Portola ..................... 530-832-5074 Twain RV Park, Twain ............................... 530-283-2130

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Fawndale Lodge & RV Resort

15215 Fawndale Rd., Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-8000, 800-338-0941, fax: 530-275-1863;, email:

Nestled in 6 acres of quiet pines on I-5, 1 mile south of Shasta Lake and 10 miles north of Redding. All-Year park with large Pull-Thrus. Shady grassy sites with 30/50 amps. Free hot showers, tent sites, pool, propane, firewood, laundry facilities, cabins with kitchens, CTV, and phones.

Fawndale Oaks RV Park

15015 Fawndale Road, Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-0764, 888-838-2159, fax: 530-275-6074;, email:

Shaded, grassy, full hook-ups with cable and Wi-Fi. Tenters, day use, fishermen and clubs welcome. Rentals also available. Store, pool, laundry, propane, playground, gameroom, kitchen/clubroom. Year-round. I-5 at Fawndale Road, East side of Interstate exit #689, right, 1/2 mile to end of road, 2nd park, Call Shannon or Cary with any questions.

Holiday Harbor RV Park

Shasta Recreation Co.

20061 Shasta Caverns Road, O’Brien, 96070; 530-238-2383, 800-776-2628, fax: 530-238-2102;, email:

14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-8113, fax: 530-275-8344;

Want to camp close to the waters of Shasta Lake? We have 27 spaces in our RV Park that are closer to water than any park on Shasta. This tree shaded park has full hook-ups with 50 amp service in each space. We have restrooms with showers and laundry facilities. Access to our private moorage slips is conveniently located in the center of the park. We have our own private swim cove with swim dock. Our hiking trail accesses our store and restaurant for breakfast or an afternoon of ice cream on the deck. Due to the popularity of our lakeside park, reservations are strongly recommended 6 months in advance. Open AprilOctober. See Ad on page 20.

Family and group use campgrounds. Thirteen lakeside locations around Shasta Lake from which to choose. Group use sites by reservation only. Group camps include large BBQ’s, sinks, bear lockers and large fire pits. Boat launch available. Open all year. Yurts now available!


6612 Riverland Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-365-7965, 800-469-5910; email:

Visit Redding’s newest park located on the Sacramento River, Family built and owned, with concrete pads and large pull throughs. Beautiful landscaping right off Highway 5! River sites available & Wireless Internet! New Solar Controlled Pool & 3000 Feet of River Frontage.

Lakehead Campground & RV Park

20999 Antlers Road, P.O. Box 646, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-8450, fax: 530-238-8443.

Featuring shaded pull-thru RV & tent sites, rustic cabins. Full restroom and laundry facilities, swimming pool, recreation room and country store. Walk to Lake!

Lakeshore Inn & RV

20483 Lakeshore Drive, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2003, Lounge 530-238-2004, fax: 530-238-2832;, email:

Nestled in a shady grove of trees overlooking Shasta Lake. Cabins, RV & Tent sites, large pool, Full Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge. Exit Lakeshore Dr. (#702) off I-5 Freeway.

Mountain Gate RV Park

14161 Holiday Rd., Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-4600, 800-404-6040, fax: 530-275-1905;, email:

Large, level pull-thru sites with immaculate ground, pool, Wi-Fi and Big Rig friendly. Three miles to Shasta Lake for fishing and water sports.

Shasta Lake RV Resort

20433 Lakeshore Drive, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2370, 800-3-SHASTA;; email:

Located on the Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake. Shaded pull-thru sites with full hook-ups, cabins. Secluded tent sites, pool, showers, laundry, boat dock, etc., Open all year year.

Antlers R.V. Park & Campground, Lakehead ... 530-238-2322 Best In The West Resort, Castella ............. 530-235-2603 Ca Kamloops Campground, Redding ...... 530-238-2472 Doney Creek RV Park, Lakehead............... 530-238-8688 Green Acres RV Park, Redding .................. 530-223-3780 Marina R.V. Park, Redding ........................ 530-241-4396 Premier RV Resorts, Redding .................... 530-246-0101 Redding RV Park, Redding ....................... 530-241-0707 Trail In RV Park, Lakehead ........................ 530-238-8533

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Hat Creek Hereford Ranch RV Park & Campground

Doty Lane, P.O. Box 5, Hat Creek, CA 96040; 530-335-7171;

Camp on pristine Hat Creek Ranch, quiet off highway and nestled in Pines. Large full hook-ups, grass tent sites, modern restrooms & showers, store. Fish famous Hat Creek or private lake stocked with trout. Children’s swim beach & laundry facilities. Free Wi-Fi.

Mt. Lassen/Shingletown KOA

7749 KOA Rd., Shingletown, CA 96088; 530-474-3133; 800-562-3403; fax: 530-474-3024;; email:

Located just 14 miles from Lassen, our scenic Kampground nestled among cedars and pines has everything you are looking for! Visit our website for details. Burney Falls Trailer Resort, Burney .......... 530-335-2781 Rancheria RV Park, Hat Creek .................. 530-335-7514

Y R E K A / K L A M AT H R I V E R C O U N T R Y

Blue Heron RV Park

6930 Copco Road, Hornbrook, CA 96044; 530-475-3270, fax: 530-475-3586;, email:

On the beautiful Klamath River, new RV Park caters to the biggest RV’s and 5th wheels. Full hook-ups, restaurant, great recreation right out your door.

Girard Fire Lookout at Shasta-Trinity NF

The Chester Library is the only log cabin library remaining in the State of California.


Hat Creek - relaxing picnic area and great trout fishing

* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Mountain Village RV Park

730 Commercial Way, P.O. Box 30, Etna, CA 96027; 530-467-5678, 877-386-2787;, email:

RV Park with scenic view of mountains. Pull thru sites, with full hook-ups, cable TV, cabin rental available. Excellent fishing and hunting. Free Wi-Fi. Open year round. Doyle’s Camp, Cecilville ............................ 530-462-4685 Elk Creek RV Park, Happy Camp .............. 530-493-2208 Mid-River RV Park, Seiad .......................... 530-496-3400 Quigley’s RV Park, Klamath River ............. 530-465-2224 Steelhead Lodge/RV, Hamburg ................. 530-496-3256 Waiika Trailer Haven, Yreka ...................... 530-842-4500 Yreka RV Park, Yreka ................................ 530-841-0100

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Chateau Shasta MH/RV Park

704 S. Old Stage Rd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3279

Chateau Shasta offers a grassy park-like setting for your mobile home or RV. The rural, natural setting will appeal to all! Close to golf, swimming, fishing and skiing.

Reynolds Resorts–Lake Siskiyou

4239 W.A. Barr Road, P.O. Box 276, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-2610, 888-926-2618, fax: 530-926-5061;, email:

360 Tent and RV sites on 250 acres of pines. 430-acre recreational lake. Lakeside cabins, store, 600’ beach, marina. Rent powered boats, kayaks, etc.

Mt. Shasta KOA

900 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-4029, 800-562-3617

Picturesque campground against majestic Mt. Shasta. Complete R.V. pull through sites with full hook ups, tent sites and Kamping Kabins available. Swimming pool, horseshoe pits and game room. All located minutes from quaint Mt. Shasta City. Come camp in the pines!! Abram’s Mobile Estates, Mt. Shasta ........ 530-926-2312 Fowlers Campground, McCloud ............... 530-964-2184 Friday’s RV Retreat, McCloud ................... 530-964-2878 Friendly RV Park, Weed ............................. 530-938-2805 Hi-Lo Motel Cafe/RV Park, Weed .............. 530-938-2731 McCloud RV Park, McCloud ...................... 530-964-2252 Rustic RV Park, Dunsmuir ......................... 530-235-4314 Shady Lane RV Park, Tulelake ................... 530-667-2617 Stateline RV Park, Tulelake........................ 530-667-4849 Trailer Lane RV Park, Weed ...................... 530-938-4554 Tulelake Fairgrounds, Tulelake.................. 530-667-5312


Bigfoot Campground & RV Park

P.O. Box 280, Junction City, CA 96048; 530-623-6088, 800-422-5219;,

On the Trinity River – Riverfront cabins, large shaded RV sites, Tent camping, swimming pool, store, guides for Salmon – Steelhead fishing, rafting, close to Weaverville – Lakes.

Del Loma RV Park & Campground

21720 State Hwy 299, Big Bar, CA 96010; 530-623-2834, 800-839-0194;

Located in the center of California’s second largest National Forest and Wilderness area. We are on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Trinity River. Including 41 camping and RV sites, 5 cabins, pool, mini golf, game room, fishing, hunting, volleyball, rafting, kayaking, cable TV, full hook-up and country store

Pinewood Cove Resort

45110 State Hwy 3, Trinity Center, CA 96091-9401; 530-286-2201, 800-988-5253, fax: 530-286-2202;

Complete RV & tent campground, hot showers, convenience store. Beautiful cedar park model cabins, canoe, kayak and boat rentals. heated swimming pool, boat docks, launch ramp. A Forever Resort! See Ad on page 25. Coffee Creek RV, Trinity Center................. 530-266-3534 Grover’s Gulch, Douglas City .................... 530-623-4203 Indian Creek Park, Douglas City ............... 530-623-6332 KOA Campground. Trinity Center............. 530-266-3337 Old Lewiston RV Resort, Lewiston ........... 530-778-3894 Pine Cove Trailer Park, Lewiston .............. 530-778-3838 River Oaks Resort, Lewiston ..................... 530-778-0220 Sidney Gulch RV Park, Weaverville........... 530-623-6621 Trinity County Fairgrounds, Hayfork ........ 530-628-5223 Trinity Dam RV Park, Lewiston .................. 530-778-3114 Trinity River Lodge, Lewiston ................... 530-778-3791 Zieglers RV Park, Douglas City .................. 530-623-6640

Eagle Lake, at 42 square miles, is the second largest natural lake located in California.

Bicycling and exploring - Gibson Stock Photography


Durango RV Resorts

100 Lake Avenue, Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-5300;, email:

172 unit upscale RV resort on the Sacramento River designed to meet the needs of today’s RV owners looking for an RV resort with all the latest amenities. Clubs welcome. Bend R.V. Park, Red Bluff .......................... 530-527-6289 Corning RV Park, Corning .......................... 530-824-2410 Driftwood RV, Los Molinos ....................... 530-384-2851 Heritage RV Park, Corning ........................ 530-824-6130 Hidden Marina RV, Los Molinos ............. 530-384-1800 O’Nite R.V. Park, Red Bluff ........................ 530-527-5868 Pelham’s Bay Resort................................... 530-384-1919 Red Bluff RV Park, Red Bluff ..................... 530-529-2929 River Inn RV Park, Los Molinos ................. 530-384-2838 River’s Edge RV Park, Red Bluff ............... 530-527-4434 Woodson Bridge RV Park, Corning ........... 530-839-2151

Tr i n i t y A l p s W i l d e r n e s s , at 500,000 acres, is the second largest wilderness area in California.

RVing Shasta Cascade Style, Mark Gibson Photography

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Basshole Bar & Grill

20725 Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 626, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2170; www.bassholebarandgrill. com, email: Open daily offering a full bar, great food, outdoor patio. Relax playing

pool, darts and video games. Entertainment and theme night specials. “Catch the Excitement!” Families welcome!

Bridge Bay Resort’s Tail O’ The Whale

10300 Bridge Bay Road, Redding, CA 96003; 530-275-3021, 800-752-9669;

The Tail O’ The Whale combines a panoramic view of Lake Shasta with an excellent selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees. Operating hours are seasonal, call for current hours. Banquet and meeting room facilities available. See Ad on page 22.

C.R. Gibbs American Grille

2300 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002; 530-221-2335;

Award winning restaurant located at Best Western Hilltop Inn. C.R. Gibbs American Grille…”Where Rumor’s End and Legend’s Begin” Come enjoy casual American Dining focused around a full Exhibition Kitchen where you can watch the action taking place. We call it “Eatertainment!” A brick lined oven and rotisserie are on display and you will be served an array of wonderful appetizers, salads, upscale pizzas and specialty entrees. Open daily at 11am. Banquet rooms available for that private dinner party occasion or meeting. Call our catering department at 530-722-2284. See Ad on inside front cover.

Jack’s Grill

1743 California St., Redding, CA 96001; 530-241-9705.

Redding’s famous steakhouse, serving the world since 1938. Experience a one-of-a-kind excellence in a unique atmosphere. Open Monday through Saturday 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Dinner at 5:00 p.m.

Lakeshore Inn & RV

20483 Lakeshore Dr., Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2003, Lounge 530-238-2004;, email: Nestled in a shady grove of trees overlooking

Shasta Lake. Cabins, RV & Tent sites, large pool, Full Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge. Exit Lakeshore Dr. (#702) off I-5 Freeway.

M T. S H A S TA / M c C L O U D C O U N T R Y

Best Western Tree House

111 Morgan Way, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3101, 800-545-7164, fax: 530-926-3542; email: Finest steak, pasta, and fresh fish in the area. Prime Rib daily, homemade soups.

Beautiful mountain views, cozy lounge, and full banquet facilities. Open daily. See Ad on inside front cover.

C o r n i n g , t h e “ O l i v e C i t y ” o f t h e Wo r l d , is home to the Bell Carter Olive Co., the largest olive processor in the country and second largest in the w o r l d . T h e o l i v e c o m p a n y ’s m a c h i n e s process up to 57,000 olives per minute. Great food in the region – Kara Stewart 52

* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Mount Shasta Resort

1000 Siskiyou Lake Blvd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-3030;, email:

Enjoy exquisite dishes while feasting your eyes on breathtaking views of Mt Shasta and the surrounding landscaped greens. Private event rooms and banquet services available. See Ad on page 18.

McCloud River Mercantile Co.

230 Main Street, McCloud, Ca 96057; 530-964-2602; email:

Enjoy espresso drinks, ice cream, baked goods, breakfast, lunch and a beautiful view. You have a choice from the two Cafes, The White Mountain Café and/or Mountain Star are located in the historic Mercantile. Catering & full banquet facilities available. See Ad on page 47. RED BLUFF/TEHAMA COUNTRY

Southwest Visitor Center

Hwy 89, Lassen Volcanic National Park; 530-595-3555;

Located at the base of Lassen Peak in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Gift shop, cafe and beverage service. Open daily late MayEarly Oct. See Ad on page 37.


Basshole Company Store

20725 Lakeshore Dr., P.O. Box 626, Lakehead, CA 96051; 530-238-2170. We offer a large variety of live and artificial

bait, fishing equipment and souvenirs. Check out Penni’s Hottest “Basshole” Apparel- T shirts, tanks, “Nice Bass” shorts and pants, sweatshirts- hooded and zip up, long sleeve shirts, caps and visors.

Mt. Shasta Mall

900 Dana Drive, Redding, CA 96003; 530-223-6702, fax: 530-223-2793;

Regional Shopping Center anchored by Macy’s, JC Penny, Sears, Old Navy, a state of the art food court, and over 80 specialty stores and services. See Ad on page 53.

Kayaking – Whiskeytown Lake, Whiskeytown NP

Phil’s Propeller

3037 Twin View Blvd., Shasta Lake, CA 96019; 530-275-4939, 800-462-3917, fax: 530-275-0200;

Marine propeller repairs and sales. Shasta Lake headquarters for fishing tackle. Live bait available. Call us for the latest fishing information. See Ad on page 19.

Shasta Outlets

1699 Highway 273, Anderson, CA 96007; 530-378-1000, fax: 530-378-1032;

Over 40 name brand and designer outlets at savings up to 70% off including Dress Barn, Pendleton, Vans, Gap Outlet, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Van Heusen & Kitchen Collection. Restrooms, Tours Welcome, Accessible, California Welcome Center, RV Parking.

The Fly Shop

4140 Churn Creek Road Redding, CA 96002; 530-222-3555, 800-669-FISH, fax: 530-222-3572;, email:

The largest fly fishing specialty shop in America, catering exclusively to fly fisherman’s tackle, guide service and travel needs. Open all year. See Ad on page 21.

Exploring Subway Cave

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Manzanita Lake Camper Store

Hwy. 89, Lassen Volcanic National Park; 530-335-7557;

Offering cabin rentals, camper service store, including gift shop, snack bar, groceries, & sundries. Showers, laundry, and gasoline. Open daily mid May – Early Oct. See Ad on page 37. M T. S H A S TA / M c C L O U D C O U N T R Y S H A S TA / M C C L O U D C O U N T R Y

Ted Fay Fly Shop

5732 Dunsmuir Ave., P.O. Box 47, Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-2969; Dunsmuir’s oldest fly shop,

serving fly fishermen for five decades. A minute from the Upper Sac. Very close to I-5. Guide services available.

McCloud River Mercantile Co.

230 Main Street, McCloud, Ca 96057; 530-964-2602;; email:

Enjoy shopping in an historic restored Mercantile with numerous merchants offering a variety of goods. From an apothecary candy store, handmade jewelry, apparel, vintage goods including American made products. Café, hotel and banquet facilities also available. See Ad on page 47.

Living Memorial Sculpture Garden, Weed - Karen Whitaker



Gaumer’s Jewelry & Museum

78 Belle Mill Road Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-6166;, email:

Beautiful jewelry and gift items. Known for fine quality and workmanship, excellent service, and very reasonable prices. Fascinating mineral and mining museum on premises (free admission).

Lucero Olive Oil

2120 Loleta Avenue, Corning, CA 96021, 877-330-2190, 530-680-1714,, email:

We are a 4th generation California olive grower. Lucero grows, mills, and bottles award winning extra virgin olive oil and carries a line of balsamic.


Great Ad-Ventures Publishing, Inc. P.O. Box 5006 Oroville, CA 95966; 530-533-2170, fax: 530-533-2181;

Publisher of 101 Things To Do in Butte County. R E D D I N G / S H A S TA L A K E C O U N T R Y

Enjoy Magazine

1905 Park Marina Dr, Redding, CA 96001; 530-246-4687;; email:

Olive Pit

At Enjoy, the goal is to share all that is good about living in the North State. New store open Tuesday-Saturday 10-6 at 1475 Placer Street, Redding.

Specialty Food Store – Olive Tasting. Incredible selection of olives, olive oil, dried fruit, pickled vegetables. Café features espresso, burgers, deli sandwiches, milkshakes, frosties & ice cream. RV parking. We ship.

1101 Twin View Blvd., Redding, CA 96003; P.O. Box 492397, Redding, CA 96049-2397; 530-243-2424, fax: 530-225-8212;

I-5 Corning Rd. Exit #631, Corning, CA 96021; 530-824-4667, 800-654-8374, fax: 530-824-4702;

Southwest Visitor Center

Hwy 89, Lassen Volcanic National Park; 530-595-3555;

The Feather River Rail Society in Portola has one of the largest and most historic collections of diesel locomotives in the United States.

Record Searchlight

The daily, local newspaper covering the Shasta Cascade region. Publishes monthly “Visitors Guide” and annual “Living Here” guide available from our newspaper, or by stopping by at the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association or the Redding Tourist Bureau.

Located at the base of Lassen Peak in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Gift shop, cafe and beverage service. Open daily May-Early Oct. See Ad on page 37.

Family camping in Shasta Cascade - Dan Gamel 54

* In this section all members are organized alphabetically within each country.

Turtle Bay Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

For a brief description of these events and more, Check out our website at:

Event Calendar Jan.









Gold Rush Days Yreka, 530-842-1649


Yreka Historical Summerfest Yreka, 530-842-1649


McCloud Flea Market, McCloud, 530-964-3113

68th Annual Scott Valley Pleasure Park Rodeo, Etna, 530-467-3515

Yreka/Klamath River 22-23 Siskiyou Dog Sled Races,


25-27 Coyote Classic Ski Race,

Mt. Shasta, 530-926-3641


Mt. Shasta Ski Park 530-926-3606

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Tulelake Migratory Bird Festival, Tulelake, 530-667-2231


10-12 Dunsmuir Railroad Days,

Dunsmuir, 530-235-2177

Mt. Shasta/McCloud 19


Alturas/Modoc 4

Art Cruise 1st Saturday of every month, Weaverville, 530-623-6101


Annual Chinese New Year Celebration, Weaverville, 530-623-5284 or 530-623-6101


Chinese Lion Dance, Weaverville, 530-623-6101


Surprise Valley Annual Squirrel Round-Up, Cedarville 530-279-2001 APRIL 30 FISHING SEASON OPENER VARIOUS STREAMS & RIVERS, 530-225-2300



Kool April Nites, Redding, 530-226-0844 or 800-874-7562

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Shasta Damboree, Shasta Lake, 530-949-2759 Shasta Art Fair & Fiddle Jamboree Redding, 530-244-5959 or 800-874-7562


Modoc “Super Bull” Bull Riding Event, Cedarville 530-279-6383


Old Lewiston Peddler’s Fair, Lewiston, 530-623-4908


Shasta District Fair, Anderson, 530-378-6789

June - August

19-21 Redding Rodeo, Redding

530-241-8559 or 800-874-7562

Market Fest, Redding, 530-243-7773

28-29 Whiskeytown Sailing Regatta,

Whiskeytown Lake, 800-474-2782

Redding/Shasta Lake 28


Burney/Eastern Shasta

Mountain Cruiser’s Car Show, Burney, 530-335-2111


Susanville/Lassen 8


Monster Trucks

70th Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale, Red Bluff, 530-527-2045

Red Bluff/Tehama 9 Jan-April Guided Snowshoe Hikes, 12-13 Chester, 530-283-6345


Chester/Lake Almanor Historic Longboard Ski 5-6 10 16 Revival Series, Johnsville 800-326-2247

15-17 90th Annual Red Bluff Round-Up,

Red Bluff


Sled Dog Races, Portola 530-836-6811 Annual Poker Run, Portola 530-836-6811


Historic Longboard Ski Revival Series, Johnsville 800-326-2247

Historic Longboard Ski Revival Series, Johnsville 800-326-2247


Taste of Plumas, Quincy, 530-283-3402


Gold Nugget Days, Paradise, 530-872-8722

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18-19 25th Annual Cowboy Poetry, Vinton, 530-993-4692


Wildflower Century Bike Ride, Chico, 800-482-2453

26-30 Silver Dollar Fair,


Chico, 530-895-4666




Oroville/Lake Oroville Reference map on page 2 for color-key

Corning May Madness Car Show, Corning, 530-824-3238

1 2 3


21st Annual Main St. Cruise Classic Car Show-n-Shine, Susanville, 530-257-4323


Field to Fork, Red Bluff, 530-527-6220

Snowmobile Poker Run, Chester, 530-258-2426




Burney Basin Days, Burney, 530-335-2111

Annual Sled Dog Races, Chester, 530-258-2426


Quincy/Feather River

Red Bluff, 530-527-5550


Yreka/Klamath River Mt. Shasta/McCloud Alturas/Modoc

4 5 6

Weaverville/Trinity Redding/Shasta Lake Burney/Eastern Shasta

7 8 9

Susanville/Lassen Red Bluff/Tehama Chester/Lake Almanor

10 11 12

Feather Fiesta Days Festival, Oroville, 530-538-2542 Red Suspenders Day, Gridley, 530-846-3142

Quincy/Feather River Chico/Paradise Oroville/Lake Oroville


High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, 510-595-1115





Sept. Siskiyou Golden Fair, Yreka, 530-842-2767

July 4th Celebration/Fun Run, Mt. Shasta, 530-926-6004

29-31 64th McCloud Lumberjack Fiesta, McCloud, 530-964-3113


Fandango Days Celebration, Alturas, 530-233-4434

18-21 Modoc County District Fair,


4th of July Celebration, Weaverville, 530-623-6101



Highland Art Center Arts & Crafts Fair, Weaverville, 530-623-5111


Anderson Explodes, Anderson, 530-365-8095


Freedom Festival, Redding, 530-225-4095 or 800-874-7562

Cedarville, 530-279-2315

Ruth Lake Summer Festival and Rodeo, Ruth, 530-623-6101

26-28 Trinity County Fair,

Hayfork, 530-628-5223


Bigfoot Jamboree, Happy Camp, 530-493-5106


Balloon Fair, Montague, 530-905-4692


Cool Mountain Nights, Mt. Shasta, 530-926-6004


Tulelake Butte Valley Fair, Tulelake, 530-667-5312

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Fiddler’s Contest Weaverville, 530-623-6101


8th Annual Highland Harvest Festival Weaverville, 530-623-3886


9/11 Memorial Ceremony, Shasta Lake, 530-275-7497


Blues by the River, Redding, 530-275-1620


Turtle Bay Arts & Crafts Faire, Redding, 530-243-8850


93rd Intermountain Fair, McArthur, 530-336-5695

Salmon Festival Weaverville, 530-623-6101


Big Bike Weekend, Redding, 530-245-7185 or 800-874-7562


Return of the Salmon Festival, Anderson, 530-365-8622


Heritage Day Celebration, Burney, 530-335-2777

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Ide Adobe Days, Red Bluff, 530-529-8599

26-27 Corning Olive Festival,

22-25 Tehama District Fair,

Red Bluff, 530-527-5920


Almanor Art Show, Chester 530-283-3402


Plumas-Sierra County Fair, Quincy, 530-283-6272


Railroad Days, Portola, 530-836-6811

25-28 Butte County Fair,

Gridley, 530-846-3626

20th Annual Antique Street Fair, Red Bluff, 530-527-3092 20-22 29th Annual Western Open Fiddle Championships, Red Bluff, 530-527-6220

14th Annual West Coast Monster Truck Nationals, Red Bluff, 530-527-6220


25th Annual Streetrod Extravaganza, 8 Chester, 530-258-2426


Antiques & Collectibles Show & Sale, Graeagle 530-836-6811


Taste of Chico, Chico, 530-345-6500


Chico Palio, Artoberfest Kick-Off, Chico, 530-228-2860


16th Annual Salmon Festival Pow Wow, Oroville, 530-538-2542 or 800-655-GOLD

Rails to Trails Festival, Susanville 530-257-3252 Annual Bizz Johnson Marathon, Susanville, 530-257-3252



Corning, 530-824-5550

Annual Silver Buckle Rodeo, Taylorsville, 530-284-6633



Paul Bunyan Mountain & Blues Festival, Westwood 530-256-2456 20-24 Lassen County Fair, Susanville 530-251-8900



Veterans Day Ceremony at Living Memorial Sculpture Gardens, Weed, 530-938-2218

Alturas, 530-233-4434 Migratory Bird Festival, Alturas, 530-233-4434


July 4th Celebration, Red Bluff, 530-527-6220


16-18 Alturas Balloonfest,

Palo Cedro, 800-874-7562

Fall River Valley Wild Rice Festival, Fall River Valley, 530-336-7362



10-11 29th Annual Honeybee Festival,




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Living History


Burney Falls


“NBC” New Year’s Eve Bull & Bronco Ride, Red Bluff, 530-891-1650

Fall Century Bike Ride, Genesee Valley, 530-284-6633

Johnny Appleseed Days, Paradise, 530-877-9356 Artoberfest, Chico, 530-228-2860

**For a complete list of 4th of July celebrations & December festivities contact:

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association 530-365-7500 or 800-474-2782

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INFORMATION SERVICES Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association celebrates “83” years of providing recreation information. Promoting eight counties in the Shasta Cascade Region. Over 30,000 square miles! The region’s complete visitor information resource – call for your brochure today and mention SDB for a free scenic driving brochure, or BCR to receive a free backcountry roads guide.

For regional information contact us at: 1-800-4SHASTA (474-2782) or 530-365-7500 Fax: 530-365-1258 email: 1699 Hwy 273, Anderson, CA 96007 Do you remember the good old days when gas stations provided free travel information? Those days are gone! For complete Northern California travel information, come in to recieve free maps and brochures, call or visit our website.

Shasta Cascade’s

California Welcome Center, Anderson

1699 Hwy. 273, Anderson, CA 96007; 530-365-1180; fax: 530-365-1258;, email:

Located at the south end of Shasta Outlets Shopping Mall, the Welcome Center is operated by the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association. Come in for free maps and brochures, browse great exhibits, view wild trout in our waterfall pond, or take your photo with a life-size bronze brown bear. Our friendly staff is available to assist you 7 days a week. See Ad on this page.

Alturas Chamber of Commerce

California Welcome Center

600 S. Main Street, Alturas, CA 96101; 530-233-4434; fax 530-233-5099, email:

Call for events & information about vacationing in Modoc Country.

• Open 361 days a year • Friendly, helpful staff • Book & gift store • Historic & infomational displays

Burney Chamber of Commerce

37028 Main Street, PO Box 36, Burney CA 96013; 530-335-2111;; email:

Visit our website regarding things to do and see in the Burney area or call us..

Butte County Cultural Tourism

Located at Shasta Outlets, Anderson, CA 9 miles south of Redding, just off I-5 at Hwy 273/Factory Outlets Dr. Exit Call: (530) 365-1180 or (800) 474-2782

805 Whispering Winds Lane, Chico, CA 95928; 530-228-2860, fax: 530-342-8243;, email:

Call us today or visit our website for information about things to see and do in Butte County.

Chester/Lake Almanor Chamber

529 Main St., P.O. Box 1198; 530-258-2426; fax: 530-258-2760;; email:

Call us today or visit our website for information about things to see and do in Chester/Lake Almanor.

Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce

3308 Main Street, Cottonwood, CA 96022; 530-347-6800;, email:

A historic town in south Shasta County. We are the 1st exit off I-5. Historic 19th century frontier town with the Old West look and feel.

The Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge, built in 1 8 5 6 , w a s C a l i f o r n i a ’s f i r s t s u s p e n s i o n b r i d g e w e s t of the Mississippi River and is still in use after Relocation to avoid submergence in Lake Oroville.


Reference map on page 2 for color-key

1 2 3

Yreka/Klamath River Mt. Shasta/McCloud Alturas/Modoc

4 5 6

Weaverville/Trinity Redding/Shasta Lake Burney/Eastern Shasta

7 8 9

Susanville/Lassen Red Bluff/Tehama Chester/Lake Almanor

10 11 12

Quincy/Feather River Chico/Paradise Oroville/Lake Oroville

Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center

Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce

5550 Skyway #1, Paradise, CA 95969; 530-877-9356, 888-845-2769, fax: 530-877-1865;, email:

5915 Dunsmuir Avenue #100, Dunsmuir, CA 96025; 530-235-2177, 800-DUNSMUIR, fax: 530-235-0911;, email:

Trains, waterfalls, hiking, swimming, world-class Sacramento River fly fishing, famous restaurants, unique gift shops, charming motels, skiing, and botanical gardens. Check our website for events.

Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce

Plumas County Visitors Bureau

P.O. Box 1043, Graeagle, CA 96103, 530-836-6811, fax: 530-836-6809;, email:

Complete visitor information for Eastern Plumas County. Business directory for Eastern Plumas. Assists business in promoting area, events, networking and increasing revenues.

Fall River Valley Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 475, Fall River Mills, CA 96028, 530-336-5840;

Call us today or visit our website for information about things to see and do in Fall River. See Ads on page 37.

Free vacation planner, helpful website, friendly travel advice to uncrowded Northern Sierra/Feather River region. Four-season outdoor recreation, nature, cabins, lakes, forest trails, scenic byways, small towns.

Red Bluff/Tehama County Chamber

P.O. Box 191, 6000 Hwy 3, Hayfork, CA 96041; 530-628-5610;

“Our purpose is to promote and advertise the Community of Hayfork and allied communities; to encourage development of new industry, business, and civic improvements.”

McCloud Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 372, McCloud, CA 96057; 530-964-3113;; email: McCloud is a popular destination retreat in the shadow of Mt. Shasta and natural alpine beauty. It also offers unique historic architecture and small town charm. Shopping in McCloud is a delightful experience.

See Ad on page 36.

Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce & Visitors’ Bureau

300 Pine Street, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 800-926-4865;

Mount Shasta ~ “Where Heaven and Earth Meet”. The city of Mount Shasta, elevation 3500 feet, sits at the base of the mountain. Whether it’s shopping, a world-class golf course, a lake-side picnic, summer or winter sports, Mount Shasta offers many activities for an afternoon or a week-long stay. 1789 Montgomery St., Oroville, CA 95965; 530-538-2542, 800-655-GOLD (4653), fax: 530-538-2546;, email:

Free information, maps and business referrals for visitors and residents. Check our website for local goods and services, or call our office to request a free packet. See Ad on page 11.

550 Crescent St, Quincy, CA 95971; 530-283-6345, 800-326-2247, fax: 530-283-5465; email:

100 Main St., P.O. Box 850 Red Bluff, CA 96080; 530-527-6220, 800-655-6225, fax: 530-527-2908;, email:

Hayfork Chamber of Commerce

Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce

Discover Paradise. Shop dozens of antique shops, galleries & gift stores for that perfect treasure. Explore the Gold Nugget Museum. Enjoy outdoor recreation activities among breathtaking vistas and tall pines.

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association


1699 Hwy 273, Anderson, CA 96007; 1-877-SHASTA4U (742-7824) or 530-365-7500, fax: 530-365-1258;, email:

The eight county region of the Shasta Cascade is abundant with recreational opportunities. Call our office for a free 64-page regional visitors guide, or visit our website. See Ad on page 58.

Shasta Lake Chamber of Commerce

4857 Shasta Dam Blvd., Shasta Lake, CA 96019; 530-275-7497, fax: 530-275-7498;, email:

City of Shasta Lake, Gateway to Shasta-Trinity Wonderland, 9 miles north of Redding. Our quaint city is home to Scenic 151 to Shasta Dam. Food, gas, novelties, fishing, boating and skiing.

Trinity County Chamber of Commerce

509 Main St., P.O. Box 517, Weaverville, CA 96093; 530-623-6101, fax: 530-623-3753; 1-800-4-TRINITY, email:

Our new Chamber of Commerce is here to serve you! 400 members and growing. Visit us for more information at

Trinity County “THE BEST KEPT SECRET” in California. Call or email for our free Visitors Guide and Calendar of Events. See Ad on page 59.

Redding Convention & Visitors Bureau

Weed Chamber of Commerce

2334 Washington Avenue, Suite B, Redding, CA 96001; 530-225-4100, 800-874-7562, fax: 530-225-4354;, email:

Visit Redding in the heart of magnificent Shasta-Cascade region to experience awesome granite spires, breathtaking waterfalls, exciting gold rush ruins, and the largest sundial in the world - the Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay. With its many hotels and restaurants to suit nearly any taste, as “California’s Natural Getaway”, Redding makes the perfect base camp for exploring Shasta Lake, Lassen Volcanic National Park, and the beautiful Trinity Alps. Blue skies are reflected in the majestic Sacramento River as it meanders right through the heart of this beautiful city which is located less than an hour’s drive from your favorite far-northern California attraction! Visit our website or call us today to request a free vacation planning kit. See Ad on page 30-31.

34 Main Street, Weed, CA 96094; 530-938-4624, 877-938-4624, fax: 530-938-1658;; email:

Weed, CA is nestled in the mountains and valleys of Siskiyou County. This old country town has a lot to offer all year round! Come for a visit!

Yreka Chamber of Commerce 117 W. Miner Street, Yreka, CA 96097; 530-842-1649;; email:

Enjoy the diversity of four distinct seasons and abundant recreational, shopping, and dining opportunities and “stepback-in-time” in Yreka. Panoramic views of Mt. Shasta and surrounding mountains

Scott Valley Chamber

530-467-3355;; email:

Nestled in the rugged mountains of Northern California. Scott Valley boasts of frontier charm. Visit Scott Valley & enjoy for yourself Northern California’s great outdoor experience.

TRINITY COUNTY BEST KEPT SECRET Call for a free brochure 530-623-6101 800-487-4648

OTHER CHAMBERS IN THE REGION: Anderson Chamber, Anderson .................. 530-365-8095 Butte Valley Chamber, Dorris .................... 530-397-2111 Chico Chamber, Chico ................................ 530-891-5556 Corning District Chamber, Corning ........... 530-824-5550 Greater Surprise Chamber, Cedarville ...... 530-279-2001 Gridley Chamber, Gridley .......................... 530-846-3142 Happy Camp Chamber, Happy Camp ....... 530-493-2900 Indian Valley Chamber, Greenville ........... 530-284-6633 Lassen County Chamber, Susanville ......... 530-257-4323 Palo Cedro Chamber, Palo Cedro .............. 530-547-4554 Quincy Chamber, Quincy ........................... 530-283-0188 Redding Chamber, Redding ...................... 530-225-4433 Tulelake Chamber, Tulelake ....................... 530-667-5312 Westwood Area Chamber, Westwood ..... 530-256-2456

The Red Bluff Rodeo is the largest three-day rodeo in America.

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The Official Visitors Guide to Northern California's Shasta Cascade Region  

Butte * Lassen * Modoc * Plumas * Shasta Siskiyou * Tehama & Trinity Counties

The Official Visitors Guide to Northern California's Shasta Cascade Region  

Butte * Lassen * Modoc * Plumas * Shasta Siskiyou * Tehama & Trinity Counties