Shasta State Park: Ghost Town Near Redding

Located less than 5 miles from Redding city center, Shasta Ghost Town is the unique remains of one of California’s busiest towns during the gold rush of the early 1900’s,. The town itself has now become a state park and is literally on the highway that you would take to get to Whiskeytown Recreation Area. It is an […]

Castle Crags State Park: Hiking, Camping & A Vista Point

Castle Crags State Park is a true hidden gem in the mountains between Redding and Mt Shasta. It has thousands of acres of land, with the spotlight being the strange rock formations that are the centerpiece of the park. The crags themselves jut out of the forest landscape in an otherworldly way. There is just […]

Alabama Hills: Movie Locations, Arches & Photography

The Alabama Hills, a recreation area located in the shadow of Mt Whitney and the high Sierras, was a favorite movie location for old Hollywood and a staple of more cowboy movies then you can count. Throughout the last century, the Alabama Hills have appeared in hundreds of films with even a recent Quintin Tarantino […]