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Very Educational

This is a must visit place to be sure to put on the travel agenda. It is educational and just... read more

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Rod D
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Wheatland, California
So cool!

I love visiting the old buildings of Old Shasta. I visited July 22, just a few days before the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
adrienne707
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Eureka, 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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Reviewed yesterday

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 April 2018

WOW! these are such gigantic trees! Great place to visit and see all the trees that you cant even get the 4 of us around it. With out stretched arms we still needed more people. We drove through the Redwood tree and made it by...More

Thank Shelia S
Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you really want to get the full experience of this historic building, go when they are having one of their breakfasts. The lodge is open and most of the time so is the vault which contains many old artifacts. A couple of times a...More

Thank 1Shastagirl
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