Castle Lake, California

Castle Lake is a glacial lake located in Siskiyou county. Fishing, camping and hiking are available on the lake. This lake and its surrounding area are known for a variety of animals and plants. It is also known for early summer display of flowers.

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Things to do & local info

Local Info
Hiking Trails:
Crags Trail
Tanners Peak Trail
Horse Ridge National Scenic Trail

Water Sports:
Redding Sports Limited, 950 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96003

Rolling Hills Casino
Devils Kitchen
Lake Shasta Caverns

Picnic Sites:
Fishermans Point
Horsetown parking lot
Picnic Site 18

National Parks
Lassen Volcanic National Park, California

State Parks
Shasta National Forest, California
Ellen Pickett State Forest, California
Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area, California
Cinder Flats State Wildlife Area, California
Crystal Lake State Fish Hatchery, California

Nature Reserves
Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area

View Points
Inspiration Point
3 Shastas Viewpoint

Fishing Guides and Charters
Bass Fishing Professional Guide Service, 19745 Plateau Dr, Cottonwood 96022
Shasta Outfitters, Cottonwood 96022

Fishing Regulations and license information
California Department of Fish and Game
CA Sport Fishing License

Closest Cities
Chico, California
Yuba City, California
Redding, California

Closest Airports
Redding Municipal, California
Chico Municipal, California
Sacramento International, California

Regional Airports
Dunsmuir Muni - Mott Airport, California
Butte Valley Airport, California
Scott Valley Airport, California

Information Centers
Shasta Dam Info Center
Visitor Center

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Map of Castle Lake, California

Restaurants in the vicinity
Cornerstone Bakery & Cafe
House of Glass Restaurant
Hitching Post
Jade Garden Chinese and Thai Restaurant
Piemont Restaurant
Hotels in the vicinity
Acorn Inn
Bavaria Lodge
Cave Springs A
Cedar Lodge Motel
Railroad Park Resort - Caboose Motel


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Current Weather at Castle Lake, California



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