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Shasta Dam

Shasta Dam Review

This is the second-largest concrete dam in the United States (only Grand Coulee in Washington is bigger). The visitor center has computerized photographic tours of the dam construction, video presentations, fact sheets, and historical displays. Hour-long guided tours inside the dam and its powerhouse leave from the center.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 16349 Shasta Dam Blvd., off Lake Blvd. Shasta Lake, CA 96019 | Map It
  • Phone: 530/275–1554
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Visitor center daily 8–5; call for tour times
  • Website:
  • Location: Lake Shasta Area
Updated: 03-28-2013

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