Shasta State Historic Park

Shasta State Historic Park


Location:6 miles west of downtown Redding on Highway 299.
Facilities:Historical features, visitor center, exhibits (é), restrooms (é), picnic areas.
Special Features:The park preserves the ruins of Shasta City, the "Queen City" of California's northern mining district which was once the center of the 1850s gold rush. The Shasta County Courthouse has been restored to its 1861 appearance and serves as a museum, with historical exhibits and a collection of historic California artwork featuring more than 100 paintings by early California artists.
Address:c/o Northern Buttes District Office
400 Glen Dr
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone:530-243-8194
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=456
Size: 23 acres.

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Shasta State Historic Park, State Highway 299 and Trinity Alley, about 5 miles northwest of Redding; (916) 243-8194.