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Lake Siskiyou, Mount Shasta

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Lake Siskiyou is a reservoir formed by Box Canyon Dam on the Sacramento River, in far northern California, near the town of Mount Shasta, California. It is the site of local recreation, as well as being used for watershed protection and flood control.Wagon Creek BridgeIn Late 2010 a walking bridge over the wagon creek inlet was completed, finishing a trail that wraps around the entire lake. The cost of the bridge was $2.8 Million, funding was obtained from the McConnell Foundation, The State of California and federal stimulus funds. The McConnell Foundation also provided funds for the Sundial Bridge in Redding, California.
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  • Snow everywhere and clear skies! Roads were well maintained. This is a definite winter wonderland! If you get the chance visit! 
  • It was snowing when we went so we gave up part way around the lake for a hike, but what a beautiful and peaceful area with plenty of parking and places for picnics 
  • The lakeside is very peaceful and serene. The water is absolutely clear and still. Surrounded by high ground on all sides, the place is quiet even for North Cal. Good spot for sunsets too.