We returned to take a short walk to see the headwaters of the Sacramento River. This is a nice city park with trees, picnic areas, play areas, and more. It is free to visit.
Located in a pretty city park beneath large trees this seems like a nice place to visit. A kid's playground will keep the little ones busy. The experience was marred by several loitering young men smoking whatever. We didn't feel safe there so we didn't linger. I had a similar experience at Hedge Creek Falls some months ago. Maybe the... 更多
Pretty park in general, but the headwaters of the Sacramento River are not to be missed (or tasted). We saw a family with 20 5-gallon jugs, filling them up. I just filled a water bottle. It was so cold, clear and delicious. Wonderful experience.
Bring a jug (and water sandals) and capture your fill of cold, clean, 50 year old drinking water. (It takes that long to percolate down from the mountain.)
They have a nice lawn and garden. The big draw is the water. There is a spot where water comes to from deep under Mount Shasta. It is the headwaters of the Sacramento River. People come to gather this pure water. The water is not tested or treated.
Great spot for family picnic, kid friendly, quiet, safe and lots of "locals" to see the Mt Shasta culture. Headwaters of the Sacramento River- educational!
Well, maybe not that bad, but there were a number of people there clearly among that subculture enjoying the magical healing waters bubbling icecold from the ground. The park is a nice little shady gem with some play equipment, some local recreational facilities, and of course the headwaters of the Sacramento River. We hadn't been there in years, so I... 更多