This is Shasta Lake. Shasta lies in northern California and also dons the sash of the largest reservoir in the state. It lies in the Shasta – Trinity National Forest Area and is not far away from Mt. Shasta, a volcano of the Cascade Range.
The first time I saw this lake was when we were on the way to Oregon, a few years ago. Interstate 5 that connects the 3 states on US’s west coast, runs over this lake and from the highway, this lake looked a shade of green, that day.
Fast forward to a few more trips that way, and one day we decided to stop and have a good look at the lake. It was summer and the skies were a pretty blue with some white fluffy clouds and the lake looked a beautiful blue that day.
Our stop that day was Fisherman’s Point on the southern end of the 30, 000-acre lake. This point is close to Shasta Dam. And this was the mood that Shasta lake was in that afternoon:
After spending some time at Fisherman’s Point, we went by the dam and took another route back to the highway (Interstate -5). If I remember correctly, there were two vista points on California 151 with great views of the lake that was so blue and beautiful that afternoon.
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