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Shasta State Historic Park

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Address: 10800 Trinity Alley, Shasta, CA 96087, Redding, CA
Phone Number: 530-243-8194
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Description: This historic park houses the remains of Shasta City, alive and bustling...
This historic park houses the remains of Shasta City, alive and bustling in the Gold Rush days, and now a ghost town with restored stagecoach, barn and courthouse.
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Fun for history enthusiasts

Its a little bit of a drive outside of Redding and probably only worth it if you are really interested in historical sites. There is an old barn and a row of brick buildings that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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La Palma, California
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La Palma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Its a little bit of a drive outside of Redding and probably only worth it if you are really interested in historical sites. There is an old barn and a row of brick buildings that you can walk around. There is also a museum but it is only open on certain days.

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Cottonwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Easy access---right on Hwy 299 shady parking---nice park with restrooms.Get out of car,easy parking stretch your legs walking around park next to museum

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Simply beautiful. This area was clean and we felt very safe. I love this place. (Just be careful due to the highway because people tend to fly past the 35 mph speed limit.) If you visit this area you definitely have to visit the area of the "baby grave" it's on the right hand side either before Old Shasta or... More 

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Corning, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

This place is perfect for all of us who enjoy history and learning about it! The courthouse was very interesting. A lot of art and nature to see. Nice picnic tables outside good if you bring your own lunch or choose one of many restaurants that redding has to offer.

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Here in our own backyard of Redding and a beautiful and historic area to explore! There is so much history to learn here! Great outing for families! Bring a picnic and enjoy the park near the museum!

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is an interesting, beautiful spot. Just make sure to call to get the schedule of when the buildings will be open. If it's all closed, it's a nice area to check out but will be very limiting on access and information. If it's open, there are multiple old time, how it used to be buildings to tour, maps for... More 

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maysville ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What is left of the town shows you how the gold rush people lived "in town". Close to Whiskey Town Lake and a short drive from Igo and Ono, two more gold rush towns with their own interesting stories.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This State Historic Park just west of Redding consists of what remains of the town of Shasta, once the most prominent city in Shasta County. The Old Courthouse and Jail has been renovated into a museum depicting the history of the town and region. There is a courtroom, jail cells, and gallows exactly as they were in the 1800s, as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The courthouse museum was the highlight. There were several fun displays and local color. Be sure to explore the cells in the jail down below. Keep an eye out for ghosts. The maps shows a trail to a Catholic cemetery on the hill above town. It is there, but the trail not as well marked as the map seems to... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There is so much history restored from the area. Beautiful indoors and outdoors. You can walk to a pioneer cemetery which is really cool

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Address: Address: 10800 Trinity Alley, Shasta, CA 96087, Redding, CA
Phone Number: 530-243-8194
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redding

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