The Inwood, Black Butte area is 20 miles east of Redding from 1,000 to 4500-feet elevation. You are 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but you have the beauty and privacy of a foothill setting. There are stunning views of mountains, creeks, pine trees, but no snow. It’s an easy commute to Redding, Millville, or Palo Cedro. You can also hop over the hill to the Manton area or Darrah Fish Hatchery. It’s a short drive from there to Red Bluff and the Sacramento River. Black Butte shopping includes a coffee shop, veterinarian, mini-storage, grocery store, and auto repair shop.
The elevation in the center of Shingletown is approximately 3,500 feet. This area encompasses many retail shops and services, including Reed’s Market, the Shingletown Store, 2 gas stations, restaurants, hair salons, Majika Real Estate, Inc., Shingletown Medical Center, Shingletown Library, and much much more!
There are many lovely areas to live in, a subdivision or on your private piece of land. For example, Shasta Forest Village, Whispering Woods, and Woodridge Lake Estates.
John Welch’s totem pole graces the meadow area on a property that will hopefully have a community center in the future. The Shingletown Library and Shingletown Medical Center are across the street.
Surrounded by lakes and streams in Shingletown, with two PGE lakes, Grace and Nora, stocked during the summer months and favored by local and visiting fishermen.
Circle K/KOA Campgrounds
This area is a little higher up “the hill or ridge.”
This area also boasts an award-winning KOA Campground.
Most of the homes in the area are on at least an acre or more. Circle K subdivision, with its lovely homes, is located here.
This subdivision is up the hill even higher and has its own water system and many nice homes.
Lake McCumber/Battle Creek
This area has Lake McCumber, a PG&E lake that is stocked and allows you to use your boat with an electric motor. There is also a Camp McCumber which hosts many groups for summer camping and fun.
At 3,900 feet elevation, Battle Creek, Manzanita Creek, and Deer Creek run through this area. The subdivisions include Battle Creek, Mountain Meadows, Mountain Cabin Sites. You’ll find whatever you want in this diverse part of Shingletown - mountains and meadows view with privacy.
At 4,000 feet, Shingletown Upper has beautiful views and meadows with Deer Creek, Bailey Creek, and Brokeoff Meadows. There are also two Christian summer camps in this area.
In this beautiful mountain paradise you are close to -
Lassen National Park
Fishing and hunting
Highway 44 runs through the middle of Shingletown and Viola, from 1,700 feet to over 4,000 feet. This is the direct route from Eureka to Reno.