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Shasta Dam

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16349 Shasta Dam Blvd, Lake Shasta, CA
+1 530-275-4463
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Shasta Dam

The views for Shasta Dam were wonderful, the nice breeze on a hot day was great, the grounds are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WestCoastHawaiigirl
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west coast
Mountain views and Dam engineering tour

Mt. Shasta is spectacular above Shasta Lake as you walk on top of the dam. One hour guided tours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David R
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San Antonio
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16349 Shasta Dam Blvd, Lake Shasta, CA
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+1 530-275-4463

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The views for Shasta Dam were wonderful, the nice breeze on a hot day was great, the grounds are nice and clean.

Thank WestCoastHawaiigirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mt. Shasta is spectacular above Shasta Lake as you walk on top of the dam. One hour guided tours are offered 3-4 times a day for those who want to go down into the dam to see its inner workings. It's one of the biggest...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went later in the day and missed the last tour. The visit to the Dam was anticlimactic, but my own fault. Not sure what I was expecting, but obviously more than what I got. That being said, I would highly recommend if you are...More

Thank maxona
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

I have been to this area multiple times all my live and have not been to the dam. Great views, great tour, humors tour guide. Must see passing by or if you live here, great history.

Thank Hopefull1995
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Take the time to drive out to Shasta Dam - it's so full and beautiful now! We went out for a Sunday afternoon drive - looked like the whole town decided to do the same! But it was so worth it! What a beautiful site!

Thank LWRFL
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We visited Shasta Dam in February. We took route 151 in. The closer we got to the dam the more glorious the landscape became. Lots of snow covered mountains, endless pines - breathtaking. We started to see the dam in the distance and could see...More

Thank lswight
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Lake Shasta, and Shasta Dam is a major water reservoir on the upper Sacramento River system. With all the rain, the dam is spilling a lot of water. It is worth it to get out and see this cool structure. The natural surroundings are breathtaking...More

Thank VirgilioZipper
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Our family was in Redding for Christmas and one of the activities we did was visit Shasta Dam. It was a nice family activity. We enjoyed reading about the history of the dam and walking across it. There are tours of the dam but we...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We very much enjoyed our tour at Shasta Dam. Three o-clock, late November....only 4 people on our tour. It would have been harder to hear and get around with a full complement of 40 people. Recommend going to the movie in the visitor center.

Thank Serenewandering
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Living in Northern California for most of my life and never thought to visit. Finally did and this is amazing. Free guided tour and a great engineering marvel. Discovered my grandfather helped in the construction of the Pitt River spillway. Well worth the visit.

Thank Oilsnflowers
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bcvanbergen
How long is the walk across the Dam and back? Could 80 yr. old couple manage it?
May 21, 2016|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
From the visitor center all the way to the opposite end of the dam is about 3/4 mile each way. It's level, with a sidewalk the full distance. We walked from the visitor center to the middle of the dam and back, which is... More
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