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Lake Shasta Caverns

20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Nice alternative to playing on the lake

This is a nice cave to visit if you are in good shape. It is not much different from other caves... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Harrison Hot Springs, Canada
Great history here

These are some amazing caverns. I have driven by these countless times. We finally went to visit... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Bend, Oregon
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“boat ride” (65 reviews)
“cave tour” (13 reviews)
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20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051-9677
+1 530-238-2341
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a nice cave to visit if you are in good shape. It is not much different from other caves, such as Lehman, Oregon Caves, or Lewis and Clark Caverns, but it is a nice diversion. WARNING: if you have trouble walking or climbing...More

1  Thank John_M154931
Reviewed 7 September 2017

These are some amazing caverns. I have driven by these countless times. We finally went to visit and we were not disappointed. Fun boat ride across the lake and exciting shuttle drive up mountain to caves. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Take the...More

Thank sethos1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This truly was an amazing experience. Not just learning about the lake and seeing the beauty of the mountains and all, but of course the caverns. The tour is well worth the price. From the Ferry to the shuttle to the guide inside, everyone was...More

Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Well I visited here over the labor day weekend and I was not impressed that we were told it was a self-paced tour and that there would be guides in each room to explain things. SO basically you are on your own and when you...More

Thank ATLAS313
Reviewed 25 August 2017

the caverns were OK when compared to other caves I've been in but the boat ride & bus ride to the cavern made the total experience worth it the price & time

1  Thank run4fun2
Reviewed 19 August 2017

It's about a two hour time investment and $26.00 per person. Quite a bargain for a short boat ride across a beautiful big lake, a fun shuttle ride up the mountainside and one hours worth of exercise climbing up and down hundreds of stairs following...More

1  Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 17 August 2017

One of the must place to visit near Lake Shasta. It takes a pleasant boat ride and a bus ride to reach there. The guides explain the natural/chemical phenomenon happen there to create these beautiful formations.

Thank Like2travel-eat
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I thought this was a national park but it turns out it is privately owned and operated - it is called a National Natural Landmark: anyways it is every bit as beautiful, professionally managed and unique as federally owned national parks. For the price: $26...More

3  Thank Alba Linda P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

So enjoyed our visit to Lake Shasta Caverns today when our daughter and granddaughter were up for a visit. The kids were thrilled with the boat ride, and thought the bus ride up the hill was pretty exciting. The view of the lake amazed them...More

1  Thank Diana G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is a great place to visit on a hot day. The caves are nice and cool and the boat ride is beautiful.

Thank ThisNThat
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26 November 2017|
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Response from Sammy Z | Reviewed this property |
there's only 1 operator. They are great! website will have all the info
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14 August 2017|
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Response from tom h | Reviewed this property |
No you do not.
28 May 2017|
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Response from Edward P |
Dogs are not allowed.