Trinity River Fish Hatchery

West of I-5

Check out the underwater viewing area of the steelhead and salmon ladder.

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4. Whiskeytown Lake

14.34 MILES

An old mining town lent the rich name to Whiskeytown Lake, a lovely, multi-use reservoir that was dedicated by John F Kennedy less than two months before…

5. Courthouse Museum

17.77 MILES

This building was the courthouse for over 30 years in the late 1800s and now houses a fun and informative museum and visitor center.

6. Shasta State Historic Park

18.45 MILES

On Hwy 299, 6 miles west of Redding, this state historic park preserves the ruins of an 1850s Gold Rush mining town called Shasta – not to be confused…

7. Shasta Dam

19.77 MILES

On scale with the enormous natural features of the area, this colossal, 15-million-ton concrete dam is second only in size to Grand Coolie Dam in…

8. Alpen Cellars

23.49 MILES

Jaunt over to little-known, utterly picturesque Alpen Cellars. Specializing in Riesling, Gewürtztraminer, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the vineyard is open…