Things To Do in Shasta County, CA

Things to do in Shasta County are listed by cities below such as Redding, Anderson, Shasta Lake, Central Valley (historical) and Burney. Shasta County, California is located the mountains at the head of the Sacramento River in Northern California. The largest city in the county is Redding, which houses about 160,000 people. Shasta County is definitely a tourist attraction in the sense of beautiful scenery. Large parts of the county are woodlands and mountains. One must see attraction in this county is Shasta Lake, part of the Whiskeytown Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Many people enjoy Shasta Lake by renting a house boat and driving around its shores. While there consider seeing Shasta Caverns an amazing limestone cave systems that offers daily tours. Another must-see attraction is the Sundial Bridge over Lake Redding on the Sacramento River in Redding including the nearby Turtle Bay Exploration Park. The park is 300 acres large and consists mainly of untouched and complete natural land. It also exhibits a botanical garden and natural museum on the remaining land. If these sites are not enough, then venture about the county to see the trails in Shasta-Trinity or Lassen National Forest. Shasta County is also home of Lassen Volcanic National Park another area worth visiting for hiking, vistas, and camping. It would also be easy to venture north into Siskiyou County to see Mount Shasta another volcano in the area that reaches over 14,000 feet. Shasta County also has many festivals during the year including the Manton Apple Festival and the Corning Olive Festival which is a great way for the family to enjoy company with the locals and have a good time.

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Upcoming Events in Shasta County

to December
Redding Saturday CFM Farmers Market, in Redding, California, takes place in April and ends in December. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Shasta Growers Association and will be located at Redding City Hall, Cypress & Akard.

to November
South County CFM Saturday Farmers Market, in Anderson, California, takes place in June and ends in November. This Farmers Market event is sponsored by Shasta Growers Association and will be located at East Center St between North Street & South Street, East Center St between North Street & South St.

Nov 27
As many as four generations (from a baby in a stroller through great-grandparent) of one family have participated in this event.

Jan 18
Marathon runs from Shasta Dam to the Sundial Bridge.Cert# CA08072RSBoston QualifierMarathon time limit 7 hours.

Mar 07
45th NorCal John Frank Memorial Run, in Redding, CA, takes place March 07, 2015.

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