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Shasta Lake: 5 Handy Resources

Shasta Lake: 5 Handy Resources

Shasta Lake is one of the most significant and most unique vacation destinations in northern California. So, it’s no wonder visitors can be overwhelmed when it comes to figuring out where to go, what to see, and what to do.

With miles of shoreline, having a game plan before your houseboating holiday will be handy when it’s time to launch.

So before your departure, consider these local resources you can explore now, and when you arrive, to ensure when it comes to discovering Shasta Lake to the fullest, you don’t miss a thing.

The Bridge Bay Marina

Your local Bridge Bay Marina is an instrumental resource for information on Shasta Lake, as well as a purveyor of all the supplies you’ll need for a fun-filled adventure!

Be sure and attend our 1-2 hour orientation before you depart on your houseboating vacation to uncover everything you’ll need to know for a fantastic and safe trip on the Shasta Lake waters.

Shasta Lake Ranger Station and Visitors Center

Situated just off of I-5 in the small town of Mountain Gate, the Shasta Lake Visitor Center and Ranger Station is a fine spot to pick up all the info you’ll need on area attractions.

Located eight miles north of Redding, this Visitors Center can easily be reached while you’re heading to Shasta Lake to start your vacation.

Shasta Dam Visitors Center

The Shasta Dam is a top attraction in northern California, and is always worth a visit! Make the most out of your trip to this local landmark by stopping by the Shasta Dam Visitors Center. Not only will you learn about the dam, but you’ll be able to pick up information on unique destinations in the area.

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

The Shasta–Trinity National Forest is easily one of the largest National Forests in Northern California. This natural oasis features miles of:

  • Hiking trails
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Sightseeing
  • Birding
  • Mountain climbing
  • Many other outdoor adventures

Start discovering all the things to see and do with a visit to the National Forests website at, and get a glimpse at just some of the activities that are waiting on land, and the water.

Our Bridge Bay Website!

Did you know that our Bridge Bay website has information for visitors to the Shasta Lake region?

If you’re new to our corner of California, start by reviewing our first-timer tips at

Or check out our handy and easy-to-read guide on local things to do at

We’ve compiled extensive info on what you need to know for a great vacation! Be sure and take a tour of our website before your vacation.

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