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Lake Siskiyou

Address: Mount Shasta, CA 96067
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Mount Shasta
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Weed, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lake Siskiyou is a gorgeous, quiet spot near Mt Shasta, CA. Boat rentals, wild trout fishing, hiking and scenic beauty. There are not too many places on the planet that compare! Many natural lakes with easy access nearby. One of the greatest golf courses in the north state within walking distance! A place you don't want to miss out on!

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Rio Dell, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a great lake to fish for trout. Heavily stocked you can park usually super close to shore. Its also a great place to take easy hikes to go for a swim or just sit back around sunset and watch bald eagles catch fish. I love this spot

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Santa Clara, California
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223 reviews 223 reviews
58 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It's quiet solemn. Not the prettiest lake I have seen, but adequate. You can see Mt. Shasta from the blue bridge. That is a nice view.

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Fremont, California
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1,892 reviews 1,892 reviews
1,167 attraction reviews
1,126 helpful votes 1,126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After dinner, I took the short drive from Mount Shasta city to Lake Siskiyou. Lake Siskiyou is a pretty large lake in the area with fishing, boating, swimming, and other water play opportunities. There are various campgrounds and lodging around the lake. Lake Siskiyou is technically a reservoir. There are forested areas around the lake. One can also find places... More 

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Flagstaff Arizona
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Beautiful area. The Rec room could be rented for a very reasonable price. Seats 50. Lake offers hiking, camping, boating, fishing, and picnicking.

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Tracy, California
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340 reviews 340 reviews
216 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We did not stay at the lake, but reserved the group "party" building for the day. It was large, clean and well appointed. The view of the lake is good and it is a brief walk to the water. Lake Siskiyou is not a natural lake but rather part of flood and water control. The level was down when we... More 

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San Francisco
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I stopped here while on vacation because it was 100 degrees out and we wanted to take a dip. Perfect choice! Not far off the Hwy 5 which was convenient since we were on our way home. I think it was one dollar for entry with car which is outstanding. Walked down to the lake and there... More 

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Cedar Creek
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Very narrow road -- got very lost! Access to lake was not very well marked! Visitors Center information was not at all helpful.

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Sacramento, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
72 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was my first trip to Lake Siskiyou and spent several days here. It was so relaxing. Plenty of hiking, fishing, fly fishing or relaxing by the river with a book. Very romantic if you want to share it with someone.

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dublin
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112 reviews 112 reviews
25 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Rented two double kayaks for the afternoon and enjoyed the view of Mount Shasta and the serenity of the lake. Early in the season so we were just about the only people out enjoying this beautiful spot. Kayaks truly could be update, one had a leak, so pretty wet at the end of the paddle. All in all an enjoyable... More 

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