Learn about Shingletown California
The Inwood, Black Butte area is just 20 miles east of Redding at the 1,o00 to 4500 foot elevation. You’re just 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Redding, but you have the beauty and privacy of a foothill setting. There are views of the 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 2 restaurants, a bakery, hair salon, mini-storage, grocery store and an auto repair shop.
The elevation in 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 Realty, Shingletown Medical Center, Shingletown Library, and much much more!
There are many lovely area in which to live, either in a subdivision or on your own private piece of land. There’s Shasta Forest Village, Whispering Woods and Woodridge Lake Estates.
John Welch’s totem pole graces the meadow area on a piece of property that will hopefully have a community center in the near future. The Shingletown Library and Shingletown Medical Center are across the street.
You’re surrounded by lakes and streams in Shingletown and here you’ll find 2 PGE lakes, Grace and Nora, which are 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”. There is an airport that is no longer used but is the home of the yearly “Star Party” astronomers who come from all over for a week every summer to view the sky because of our clear, clean mountain skies.
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 which 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.
Meadows and creeks, Battle Creek, Manzanita Creek and Deer Creek, run through this area which is about 3,900 feet. The subdivisions include Battle Creek, Mountain Meadows, Mountain Cabin Sites. You’ll find whatever you want in this diverse part of Shingletown - mountain views, meadow views, privacy.
At 4,000 feet, this upper part of Shingletown also has beautiful views and meadows with Deer Creek and Bailey Creek and Brokeoff Meadows. There are also two Christian summer camps in this area.
In this wonderful mountain paradise that is Shingletown, 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.