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ID: 202864, Address: 14412 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Whiskeytown, CA 96095
Phone: (530) 246-1225
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Located 8 miles west of Redding, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is located at the juncture of the Klamath Mountain range and the northern edge of the Sacramento Valley, making it home to a special collection of plant and animal life. Some of the park's features are Whiskeytown Lake, Shasta Bally (6,209 ft.) mountain, and numerous waterfalls, providing outdoor enthusiasts opportunities for water recreation, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Situated on the south shore of the lake is a memorial to President John F. Kennedy, commemorating his dedication of the dam in 1963, shortly before his assassination.



Lake based recreation is popular during the drier summer months. Whiskeytown Lake provides 36 miles of shoreline and 3,200 surface acres for recreation. Its placid surface is excellent for swimming, scuba diving, kayaking (www.visitredding.com/visitors/wateractivities/kayaking.cfm), rowing and fishi

Driving Time: 15 minutes from most Redding-area lodging properties





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