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Address: Shasta, CA
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17,000-acre lake at the eastern foot of the Trinity Alps.

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Many of your lakes in Northern California are within the Shata Trinity National Forest. Many wonders and beauty to be see and explored. Hike a short distance or for days, fishing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2012
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

It broke my heart to see the water down 40 or 50 feet. It is such a pristine area with clear water. I hope we can reverse global warming.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

Many of your lakes in Northern California are within the Shata Trinity National Forest. Many wonders and beauty to be see and explored. Hike a short distance or for days, fishing, boating, photos, stories to write and tell. Friendly people and amazing place in all of our State and National Parks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

I would have given five stars if campfires were allowed. I get that the fire danger is currently at extreme level, but it's so mocking to camp in a nice site with a great looking fire pit and not even get to use it! I expected to be able to have a fire, so our meals were campfire based, and... More 

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Redding, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

There are some monster trout and if you can handle the freeze swimming! It is tucked back off the road and is less traveled but super fun to have lunch and fish/swim/camp...it can be very refreashing.

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Redding, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

Haven't been there in years due to the fact that we always frequent Shasta Lake since it's 2 1/2 miles from home. Trinity was a nice, wide open lake. Good fishing usually, but crawling up Buckhorn Summit to get there pulling a boat is a pain. They are now starting construction on 299 to straighten that stretch so that would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

Incredible views of the Trinity Alps, great campgrounds and water.

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