Mt. Shasta // (c) 2008 Derin, AS737709 / Flickr.com
Mt. Shasta // (c) 2008 Derin, AS737709 / Flickr.com
Mt. Shasta // (c) 2008 Derin, AS737709 / Flickr.com

In the northernmost part of California, visitors will find the green valleys and towering peaks that are a landmark of the Shasta Cascade region.

Comprising nearly 20 percent of the entire state, Shasta Cascade is an outdoor wonderland, home to such famed natural attractions as Mount Shasta and Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Some of the state’s best scenic drives and country back roads are located in the area, which is home to more than 20 national parks, monuments and scenic areas. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy fishing, camping, hiking, backpacking and golf. Some of the states’ best rivers are located in the area, making rafting a popular pastime. The runoff from the mountains buy aciphex cheap also means the area has some of the most scenic lakes in the world, and Shasta Lake has been dubbed, “houseboat capital of the world,” because of the sheer number of houseboats that make their home on its pristine water.

The city of Mt. Shasta is located in the shadow of Mount Shasta, the second largest volcano in the United States. Nearby, Shasta Dam is the second largest dam in the United States and the facility operates daily tours led by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Airports
* Redding Municipal Airport

Attractions
* Mount Shasta
* Lassen Volcanic National Park
* Shasta Dam

Cities
* Anderson
* Chico
* Mount Shasta
* Oroville
* Redding
* Yreka

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