Shasta Dam

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About Shasta Dam, Shasta Lake

This is one of the largest dams in the United States. It is built on the Sacramento River in Northern California. The construction started in the 1930s and took around ten years to complete. The dam creates a vast lake which is known as Shasta Lake. The main purpose of the dam is long-term water storage. It also helps in controlling flood-like situations and protecting saline water. Producing the hydroelectricity is also one of the aims of creating the dam. Forest area around the water is home to deer, black bears, elk and antelope. Different species of wild cats can also be found here. Visit this dam and spend your day hiking through the woods and enjoying the spectacular views.

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Address: 16349 Shasta Dam Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA 96019, USA

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Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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  • Love the view and walk. The deer come down to graze and it is just peaceful.

  • Great views and a great visitor's center! The visitor's center has an awesome, very unique bathroom with a couch, etc (see pictures).

  • Love this place neat and clean great photo opportunities and great views of the mountains. And there is deer that walk through the park area.

  • Cool place to eat lunch or yake a walk. Great views!

  • This dam is huge and a lovely place to visit. The enormous size of the Dam and the beautiful area around it just leaves you mesmerized. There is plenty of parking and a free tour available.

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