Shasta Dam

16349 Shasta Dam Blvd.
Shasta Lake, CA 96019- Map It
(530) 275-4463

AAA Editor Notes

Shasta Dam is 6 mi. w. on SR 151 (Shasta Dam Blvd.), following signs. Shasta Dam is reputedly the world's highest center-overflow spillway. A 30-minute videotape depicting water usage in California is shown at the visitor center upon request. Guided walking tours provide information about visitor center displays and the dam. Picnicking is permitted.
Free.
Hours: Visitor center open daily 8-5. A 1-hour tour of the dam departs daily at 9, 10:15, 11:30, 1, 2:15 and 3:30, Memorial Day-Labor Day; 9, 11, 1 and 3, rest of year. Visitors are advised to arrive 1 hour before tour time. Closed winter federal holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.