Lake Siskiyou

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Lake Siskiyou
Mount Shasta 8-4-2007.jpg
with Mount Shasta in the distance.
Location Siskiyou County, California
Coordinates 41°17′00″N 122°20′21″W / 41.28333°N 122.33917°W / 41.28333; -122.33917Coordinates: 41°17′00″N 122°20′21″W / 41.28333°N 122.33917°W / 41.28333; -122.33917
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Sacramento River
Primary outflows Sacramento River
Basin countries United States
Surface area 430 acres (170 ha)[1]
Water volume 26,000 acre·ft (32,000,000 m3)[1]
Surface elevation 3,185 ft (971 m)
Settlements Mount Shasta, California

Lake Siskiyou is a reservoir formed by Box Canyon Dam[1] on the Sacramento River, in far northern California, near the town of Mount Shasta, California.[2] It is the site of local recreation, as well as being used for watershed protection and flood control.

Satellite view


Wagon Creek Bridge[edit]

In Late 2010 a walking bridge over the wagon creek inlet was completed, finishing a trail that wraps around the entire lake. The cost of the bridge was $2.8 Million, funding was obtained from the McConnell Foundation, The State of California and federal stimulus funds. The McConnell Foundation also provided funds for the Sundial Bridge in Redding, California.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Box Canyon Dam NPDP Dam Directory. Accessed 2008-01-04.
  2. ^ Map of Lake Siskiyou accessed 2008-01-04.
  3. ^ Redding Searchlight "Wagon Creek bridge will open Tuesday" http://www.redding.com/news/2010/oct/14/wagon-creek-bridge-will-open-tuesday/ October 14, 2010

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