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Visit Redding, California
Visit Redding, California
A bike ride across the Sundial Bridge in Redding, Ca
Two people hiking next to a lake at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
Kayaking and paddleboarding at Shasta Lake
Middle McCloud Falls
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A family at Lake Shasta Caverns National Natural Landmark in Redding, CA.
ID: 202863, Address: 630 Main Street, Weaverville, CA 96093
Directions: View Map
Phone: (530) 623-5284
Website: View Website
Driving Time: About 1 hour from most Redding-area lodging properties.
How Much Time To Spend: Temple tours leave on the hour from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

The Joss House will be closed to vehicular access until further notice to allow for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The temple is the oldest continuously used Chinese temple in California. On display are art objects, pictures, mining tools, and weapons used in the 1854 Tong War. This Taoist temple is still a place of worship and a fascinating look into the role played by Chinese immigrants in early California history. The temple was built in 1874 as a replacement for another that had burned.

In an effort to preserve this important part of California's Chinese tradition, the temple became a part of the California State Park System in 1956. Many of the historical objects have been restored and the structure itself stabilized. In addition to the temple equipment, park visitors will see Chinese art objects, pictures, mining tools, and wrought iron weapons used in the 1854 Tong War.

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