Released On: August 23, 2004
The closure area includes the area within 1,000 feet upstream and 750 feet downstream of Shasta Dam for the entire width of the reservoir surface, and 750 feet on either side of the dam. In addition, two roadways, Shasta Dam and Lake Boulevards, will be closed where they enter Reclamation property. The public parking lot at the Shasta Dam Visitors Center, the crest of Shasta Dam, and adjacent Reclamation-controlled property, buildings, and facilities will also be closed to the public during these hours.
From 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily:
- Drivers must operate motor vehicles in compliance with all signs and other directions posted to access the open parking lot at the Shasta Dam Visitors Center.
- Pedestrians and bicyclists may enter that portion of the closure area that includes the open parking lot and the visitor's center; the walkway across the dam is open to pedestrians only as part of an officially approved tour group. Visitors must comply with all signs and other directions as posted.
- Barbeques may be used in the picnic area immediately east of Shasta Dam.
An aerial photograph showing the closure area is available for inspection at Reclamation's Northern California Area Office, located at 16349 Shasta Dam Blvd., Shasta Lake, California, 96019. The aerial photograph may also be viewed online at: www.usbr.gov/mp/ncao.
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