Shasta Dam

Shasta Dam Aerial Photograph

Beginning Sunday, May 7 through Monday, (Labor Day) Sept. 4:
Shasta Dam Visitor Center will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday; closed Wednesday and Thursday.

While the Shasta Dam Visitor Center tours inside the dam and powerplant are currently unavailable, visitors can participate in a self-guided walking tour across the top of the dam, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Top of the Dam Tour with a Tour Guide (now available) 
The guide takes visitors across the top of the dam, presenting the history of the construction of the dam, as well as the power plant operations, the temperature control device, and overview of the Central Valley Project. Must be scheduled in advance.

Call the visitor center for more information at 530-247-8555.


Last Updated: 5/16/23