Shasta Lake, CA
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Shasta Lake, CA – The Shasta Unit is one of three units that comprise the Whiskeytown - Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. It was established by Congress in 1965. These areas were recognized for their unique and varied recreation potential. 

Shasta Lake forms the core of the Shasta Unit and offers recreationist a variety of outdoor activities including: boating, water-skiing, swimming, fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking, hunting, and mountain biking.

The Shasta Lake Unit and the Shasta Lake Boating Safety maps are available at no charge through the USDA website and in their offices.

For information on purchasing the Shasta-Trinity National Forest map as well as many other National Forest maps, please browse to the Maps & Publications page.

Interpretive programs are offered at the Antlers Amphitheater during the summer months and are free to the public.  For locations and times, please contact the Shasta Recreation Company (concessionaire to the Forest Service) at (530) 275-8113.

Shasta Lake Detail Map:  Click here.

How far to the water?  Click here for a detailed matrix of Shasta Lake campgrounds and their proximity to the water

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