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I'm frequently amazed by how many NorCal locals have not visited Shasta Caverns. Then again, Parisians are seldom found in the Louvre. Read more

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Why not take a daytrip to one of the many national parks and recreation areas in the North State? We’ve compiled a list of five great daytrip spots that will satisfy your hunger for adventure. Read more

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In the North State, the Shasta Magic, and coach Michael Gray are bringing kids and teenagers of all skill levels and circumstances together to play and learn the sport they love. Read more

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As the mercury climbs into triple-digits of the summer season, keep in mind there are stimulating, active things you can be doing to keep cool. A day spent whitewater rafting is a day of fun and enjoyment not soon forgotten. Read more

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To truly see NorCal from the most stunning perspectives, try seeing these landmarks from the water. Grab a paddle and explore our area’s famous bodies of water in ways you have never imagined. Get into paddling sports with the Shasta Paddlers. Read more

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Houseboat Dock at Bridge Bay

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Are you aware that we are in a severe drought this year? Yeah, I thought so. Fear not, since Shasta Lake still provides us with plenty of recreational water and miles of shoreline to participate in a NorCal time-honored tradition: houseboating. Read more

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For a time, I wrote off rugby as simply a “tough guy” sport. I've come to learn that there’s much more to the game than just who has the biggest muscles and the highest pain tolerance. Read more

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I never thought my first open water swimming experience in Whiskeytown Lake would lead me all over the world. If you have a passion for something, follow your heart and you never know where it will take you. Read more

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In SUP class, you do yoga poses that make you remember what real stretching actually feels like. You don't get to tell yourself you "love nature" from the comfort of your living room. You are in nature. And if you're lucky, there are baby geese. Read more

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See if you can guess this famous NorCal trout stream: It was once the southern-most river in the world where you could catch bull trout. Rainbows from this river were successfully shipped to New Zealand, South America and Europe in the 1880s. Read more

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If pressed to describe Mount Shasta City resident Laurie Bagley in one word, it would be easy. Simply put, she is inspiring. Bagley is the sixth woman from the United States to summit the top of the world, Mount Everest. Read more

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