Whiskeytown in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Glory Hole
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Caution - for your safety, do not go near the Glory Hole.
The Glory Hole is a functional feature of Whiskeytown Dam and is not designed for recreational use. It is 260 feet deep and has no safety devices to prevent fatal falls.
Whiskeytown Dam—Type: Earth and rock fill; Height: 282 ft; Crest Length: 2,250 ft.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 36.012′ N, 122° 32.142′ W. Marker is in Whiskeytown, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Kennedy Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Wiskeytown Lake Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Whiskeytown CA 96095, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Matter of Balance (here, next to this marker); A Matter of Progress (here, next to this marker); Kennedy Memorial Central Valley Project (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Baby's Grave (approx. 1.9 miles away); Shasta (approx. 2.3 miles away); Shasta County Court House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Gallows (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whiskeytown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,061 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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