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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, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Rio Dell, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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58 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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1,759 reviews 1,759 reviews
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1,033 helpful votes 1,033 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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337 reviews 337 reviews
215 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
25 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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Longview, Washington
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143 reviews 143 reviews
39 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This lake makes a beautiful front drop to Mt. Shasta. On a calm, clear day, the mountain is reflected perfectly in the lake, making a gorgeous picture. The lake itself is clean and usually clear, but also usually quite chilly. The beach area is pretty well tended and there are places to rent canoes, paddle boards, motor boats and beach... More 

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