Lake Shasta


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1,022.33 FEET
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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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Shasta Caverns Offers Visitors Much-needed Break from Heat

Action News Now

Date: 7/18/2018 7:06:00 PM

“When you start getting into the higher temperatures, about 110, 111, one of the best places to come is Lake Shasta Caverns,” Shasta Caverns general manager Matt Doyle said. “Year round, we're 58 degr

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Built to Serve a Variety of Purposes, Water System Struggles to Serve Any

The Fresno Bee

Date: 7/11/2018 12:27:00 PM

Downstream from majestic Mount Shasta is the Shasta Dam and the reservoir now known as Lake Shasta. According to historical records, dam construction started in 1937, and was such a high priority that

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Redding man tossed from boat, cut by propeller

Redding Record Searchlight

Date: 7/4/2018 4:37:00 PM

A Redding man was cut by a propeller after he and a companion were tossed out of his aluminum fishing boat and into the water at Lake Shasta on Wednesday. The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said Benja

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9 Gorgeous Things to See in Shasta Cascade, California

Budget Travel

Date: 7/2/2018 7:22:00 AM

wonders in this beautiful corner of the world. Tour guide Maria Diane Jensen (right) leads a group through Lake Shasta Caverns. (Maya Stanton) After you dock at the other side, a mini-bus takes you up a steep mountain road to the cave entrance

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• River: Sacramento River
• Length: 365 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,750 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 517 feet
Shasta Lake is a reservoir in Shasta County, California, United States. It is within the Whiskeytown–Shasta–Trinity National Recreation Area, operated by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. It is also popularly known as "Lake Shasta".
It is impounded by Shasta Dam, the ninth tallest dam in the United States. Known as the keystone of the Central Valley Project, the outflow of Shasta Dam provides electricity and irrigation water. It also provides Sacramento River flood control below the dam for the Sacramento Valley.
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