Mount Shasta and Siskiyou County on the World Wide Web. Take a look at some awesome pictures of Mt. Shasta. As well, check out a great visitor’s guide to neighboring Siskiyou County attractions.
Turtle Bay Exploration Park is a sprawling 300-acre campus filled with educational and entertaining activities all focused on the interpretation of the relationship between humans and nature. Spanning the Sacramento River and linked by the Sundial Bridge, the Park tells the story of the region and its people.
The planetarium is a beautiful, domed theater in which a realistic and scientifically accurate simulation of the night sky is created, using a highly specialized digital projector. It offers ongoing programs throughout the year.
Four great trails in Northern California’s National Forests. Although this website focuses on trails for bike riders, you can find lots of interesting information about scenic attractions in and around Shasta County.
With a boat ride across Shasta Lake, a scenic bus ride to the cavern entrance and a one hour guided tour through the caverns, Lake Shasta Caverns is “Three Adventures In One!” We are proud to have had over a million people enjoy the natural beauty of the caverns. The diversity of formations is amazing. From tiny cave coral, cave drapery, flow stone, to magnificent stalagmites, stalactites, and columns; the beauty seems neverending.
Wonderful pictures and info about Shasta County and surrounding regions! Although this link is on our front page, it is definitely worth repeating here!
This site includes pages and pages of interesting information about Lassen National Park, such as: Cultural History, Geology of Lassen, Flora and Fauna, Volcanic History, Last Eruptions, Hydrothermal Activity, Climbing Mt. Lassen, Hiking Trails, A Virtual Tour & Photo Gallery, Road Maps, Park Information and much more!
California’s official source of travel and tourism information. Northern California Parks: Take a look at Ahjumawi Springs…Burney Falls… Castle Crags and Shasta Historic Park~ especially if you’re interested in beautiful scenery and camping. See Map.
The Rail Trail is also known as the “Road of a thousand Wonders.” It’s a historic trail dating back to 1872. Today it has become a non-motorized 18 mile paved trail and accessible through the Keswick Dam, Middle Creek, Buenaventura and two Sacramento River trail heads. As travelers begin their journey from the Shasta Dam to the Sundial Bridge, a 500 feet long tunnel that has was used and reconstructed will capture the attention of all ages. Wherever you walk, pedal or paddle, watch carefully for exotic plants and wildlife along with spectacular views. So grab the family, pack a picnic, and head out for an adventure.
Scheduled for completion in Summer 2004, this unusually designed bridge, functioning as a sundial at one end and conveying a sense of weightlessness, connects the north and south campuses of Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
WaterWorks Park is the best water park in Northern California. Our Redding location is the perfect place for a day trip or birthday party. Cool off with us today! Featuring a large number of water slides and rides, pools, lounge chairs, a lazy river, cabanas, and more, we are the best daytime getaway around. Our popular rides include the Cyclone, Avalanche, Raging River, three giant serpentine water slides, and the newly opened Dragon Slide! For those of you looking to relax while the kids play we have a large lazy lagoon! Gaze up at tropical palms as the slow flowing current takes you around the lagoon. We also have a kiddy water playground! Perfect for the younger swimmers with a pool, fountain, and child-sized slides. We have lots of summertime events including Power94 under 18 parties and the always popular Ultimate Pool Party (21+) complete with DJs. Tourists and day trippers can find many hotels nearby. We offer free parking, open air shade tents, hundred of chairs and lounges, showers and lockers, in and out privileges, snack bar food and beverages, and daily cabana rentals. Our cabanas book fast – check out our website for more details! Waterworks Park is open from the end of May through the beginning of September. Stop by and start cooling off today!