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Shasta State Historic Park

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Dad Trip

We came through here after the CARR fire, and there were already clean up efforts taking place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bozinski
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Tishomingo, Oklahoma
Fun drive through for a little learnin'

Old remnant buildings flank the main road. No clear start or finish of the self guided tour, you... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Adam H
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San Francisco, California
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This historic park houses the remains of Shasta City, alive and bustling in the Gold Rush days, and now a ghost town with restored stagecoach, barn and courthouse.
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15312 Hwy 299, Redding, CA 96087
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+1 530-243-8194
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All reviews ghost town the gold rush era old jail step back in time masonic lodge town lake great history self guided tour original settlers interesting ruins picnic area great place to learn neat place few hours bakery gallows brick
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came through here after the CARR fire, and there were already clean up efforts taking place. Great historical knowledge here.

Thank Bozinski
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Old remnant buildings flank the main road. No clear start or finish of the self guided tour, you can poke around the foundations and facades and read placards on buildings. Worth seeing for a 10 min stop.

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is a must visit place to be sure to put on the travel agenda. It is educational and just feels good to visit and walk on the streets of an old historical town. Elk are sometimes on the streets so be careful.

Thank Rod D
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I love visiting the old buildings of Old Shasta. I visited July 22, just a few days before the outrageous Carr Fire started and came through town. It is still burning currently up to 44,000acres. The town of Old Shasta was in the path of...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

good history location, has picnic area and good for photography. Has old cemetery if ur into that too

Thank fotonerd1951
Reviewed 20 June 2018

When my son was in 4th grade, I accompanied his class on their field trip here. It is loaded with history especially of the gold miners. Also, there is a Jazz festival where one can attend. Lots of fun. It is neat to explore the...More

Thank childrensartist
Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you like History, as I do stopping at places as this is a joy. There are enough monuments, with pictures to show what it was, along with how it was --- back then. The Courthouse museum was a treasure to walk thru, taking you...More

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Cute and interesting history. A little tough to keep a 3 year old interested but the adults enjoyed it

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We have passed this wonderful little piece of history many times, this time we didn't. The cost to walk through the jam packed museum also got us into the Joss House in Weaverville! The town of Old Shasta still has portions of the brick buildings...More

Thank Kathi J
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a beautiful state park. Take a little walk, have a picnic and enjoy the historic site and landmarks.

Thank bagdad-by-the-bay
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