Friday, May 17, 2019

2019 Alaska Vacation Journal (6)

2019 Alaska Vacation Journal (6)

05/17/2019 / No Travel Day Lassen Volcanic National Park & Lake Shasta Caverns

Start Location:
  • Redding, CA Elks Lodge # 1073
  • 250 Elk Drive Redding, CA 96003
  • 530.243.5900
    • Start Time: N/A
End Location: N/A 
    • End Time: N/A
Cost per Night: $30.00 per night
Weather:  60F Overcast

We decided to go to Lassen Volcanic National Park to see the volcano. The GPS took us the windy backway. The higher we climbed, the colder it got. After about an hour and a half, we were actually in the snow. The Volcano was closed due to weather, but we had a beautiful drive in the snow.

We then drove to the Lake Shasta Caverns. We arrived in time for the 2:00 p.m. trip. The Lake Shasta Caverns are a network of caves located near the McCloud arm of Shasta Lake.

We crossed Lake Shasta in a pontoon boat; then took a mile trip up the mountain in a bus. Rachael was our tour guide.

There were over 600 stairs in the caverns – quite a hike but worth it!!! 

Met a big black bear at the Visitor Center

Lake Shasta (manmade)

Snow in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Dogwoods - Beautiful White Flower

2019 Alaska Vacation Journal

  1. Redding, CA (5)
  2. San Francisco - (4)
  3. Fremont Elks Lodge #2121 - (3)
  4. Pacific Dunes RV Resort- (2)
  5. On the Road - (1)

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