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Lake Siskiyou

Mount Shasta, CA 96067
+1 530-926-2610
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Great hikes with our dog

Beautiful place for hiking, and it's much warmer than farther up the mountain. There weren't many... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Berkeley, California
via mobile

Huge late just few minutes away from Mount Shasta City. Has an amazing view, lots of hiking trails... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Olga K
San Francisco, California
via mobile
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Mount Shasta, CA 96067
+1 530-926-2610
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place for hiking, and it's much warmer than farther up the mountain. There weren't many other people there, and our dog had a great time!

1  Thank wanderlust3142015
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Huge late just few minutes away from Mount Shasta City. Has an amazing view, lots of hiking trails and a lot to explore.

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Snow everywhere and clear skies! Roads were well maintained. This is a definite winter wonderland! If you get the chance visit!

Thank Dayna F
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It was snowing when we went so we gave up part way around the lake for a hike, but what a beautiful and peaceful area with plenty of parking and places for picnics

Thank kcdenman
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The lakeside is very peaceful and serene. The water is absolutely clear and still. Surrounded by high ground on all sides, the place is quiet even for North Cal. Good spot for sunsets too.

Thank harshjain30
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fun, easy hike. Beautiful scenery! The fish were lined up at the bridge, but not biting when we went down to the lake! Still fun!

1  Thank owlmoonlight
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Many walking trails, beaches (the water is pretty cold), and picnic areas. We saw boaters and kayakers on the lake. The water was quite low, but so pretty. I wanted to spend all day there just chilling.

Thank IrishGenie
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spent a lovely afternoon at the lake this week. The water was quite cool (as it is October), but refreshing and clean. A few stand-up paddlers, swimmers and boaters. Love this place!!

Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had a mens' retreat over the last weekend in September. The campground was about one third full. We stayed in a "cabin" that supposedly slept 6. Not quite. First, it was a mobile home. Second, it would legitimately sleep five: two in a queen bed,...More

Thank omura_ohana
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is my go to stop on my frequent drives from San Francisco to Eugene. I'll buy a lunch at Trader Joe's when I start, and then have picnic at the lake. It's crazy busy in the summer up til Labour Day weekend with kayaking,...More

Thank Sabine K
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isabel c
2 May 2017|
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Response from Olga K | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Best Western Plus Tree House.
Dominique B
12 July 2016|
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Response from Jeff E | Reviewed this property |
As promised, I was near there today & checked with the staff. They do not permit jet skies on the lake. They have other boating options but not what you are after. Hope this helps!