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Salmon Restoration at Shasta Lake 

Salmon restoration has become of critical importance in the last few years. Thankfully a new initiative has been organized to help repopulate the salmon populations.  Since the construction of the Shasta Dam and Keswick Dam in the 1940s, salmon have faced many challenges. First, not being able to access the

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Activities

Newly Accessible Landmarks of Shasta Lake, Part 2

As we discussed in our previous blogs, there’s plenty of good news for nature lovers and lake enthusiasts this year. The recent rise in water levels at Shasta Lake means many landmarks are now more easily accessible.   With the higher water levels, people can now enjoy activities such as our

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Activities

Newly Accessible Landmarks of Shasta Lake, Part 1  

There’s plenty of good news for nature lovers and lake enthusiasts this year. The recent rise in water levels at Shasta Lake means many landmarks are now more easily accessible.   With the higher water levels, people can now enjoy activities such as our houseboats, swimming, fishing, SUP, and other

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Activities

Reconnecting Our Youth with Nature  

Technology is such an integrated part of our lives. Most of us don’t realize exactly how much it has disconnected us from the natural world. Not to mention a simpler, healthier way of life.   The pitfalls of excessive tech use—especially among youths—are well-documented by now. Thankfully, parents and the public

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Houseboats

Rising Water Levels Equal a Thriving Tourist Season 

Shasta Lake is an amazing destination for outdoor recreation and houseboat rentals—especially when water levels are high.   With 370 miles of shoreline and high water levels, the lake provides plentiful opportunities for exploration and relaxation. There are many outdoor recreational activities to enjoy. From houseboating, camping, fishing, and jet skiing

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Activities

Health Benefits of the Great Outdoors 

What is so great about the great outdoors? The question you should probably be asking is “What isn’t great about the outdoors?” Aside from the obvious answers about the weather and bugs (hey, maybe you’re into that), there isn’t much else to say. That’s because getting outside in nature is

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Activities

Health Benefits of Kayaking  

Kayaking in the great outdoors can be one of the most beneficial ways to get exercise. If you have never done it before, kayaking requires more arm and core strength than you might imagine! But if you’re a beginner at kayaking (or even exercise in general), don’t worry. There’s a

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Dining

The Perfect Burger 

Cooking hamburgers is one of the best things about summertime. You can just imagine the smell of a sizzling hamburger patty on the grill, blankets of melty cheese, a toasted bun, and endless options for toppings! Making the perfect burger is definitely an art form.   We like to think

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Plan Your Trip

Architectural Marvels Near Shasta Lake

Are you planning a trip to California in 2023? Well, be sure to add Shasta Lake in Redding, CA to your travel itinerary! Not only is this lake perfect for gorgeous views, serene nature, and as much or as little adventure as you like, it’s also the home of two

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