Swim, fish, boat or paddle at pristine and inviting lakes close to Redding, California 

May 18, 2017 – The perfect recovery from a gloomy winter is a bright summer in Redding, the sunniest city in California.

Get ready for an unforgettable, fun-filled vacation spent on the water in this Northern California city, centrally located to crystal clear and inviting lakes, and a variety of recreation for all ages.

Paddle across the calm waters of a tree-lined horizon of unspoiled beauty at Whiskeytown Lake, grab your waterski, wakeboard or fishing rod at Shasta Lake or enjoy the breathtaking views at Manzanita Lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park in the Shasta Cascade. All three areas are just a short drive from your Redding hotel.

Redding is the best launching point for any variation of unique summer adventures,” said T.J. Holmes, communications coordinator at the Redding Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Our lakes and rivers are nationally recognized for kayaking and fishing, and ideal for swimming, standup paddleboarding or boating.”

Whiskeytown Lake

Shasta Lake

Manzanita Lake

Butte Lake

Summit Lake

For details, go to www.visitredding.com/dive-into-summer, for more information about Redding and Shasta Cascade or to request a visitor guide, go to visitredding.com or www.shastacascade.com, like our Facebook pages facebook.com/visitreddingca or www.facebook.com/ShastaCascade, or find us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ShastaCascade.