Whiskeytown Is More Than A Beautiful Lake

Whiskeytown Lake’s beautiful sapphire-blue waters, surrounded by mountain peaks, are perhaps the most prominent feature of the park.  However, water-based recreation is only a small part of what the park has to offer. The 39,000 acres surrounding the lake hold four waterfalls, pristine mountain creeks, 70 miles of trails, and opportunities to explore the history of the California Gold Rush.

Features

Every Kid in the Park

Every Kid in a Park

Whiskeytown NRA invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park Program.

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Purchase Your Whiskeytown Pass Online!

Purchase Your Whiskeytown Pass Online

Purchase your Whiskeytown Weekly Pass, Annual Pass, and Gold Panning permits online at Pay.gov, the U.S. Department of the Treasury secure website.

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2016 BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival

2016 BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival

Join the Whiskeytown BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival on May 13th and 14th at the Whiskeytown Environmental School! Call 530-242-3450 for details.

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Klamath Network

Circle of Discovery

Did you know that northern California and southern Oregon are home to seven national park sites? Explore the wonder of the Circle of Discovery!

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Mountain bikers and a hiker enjoying the Kanaka Peak Trail

Hit The Park’s Trails For A Backcountry Adventure

Visitors can explore more than 70 miles of trails featuring a variety of beautiful scenery, terrain, and difficulty levels.

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Park Newspaper

2015 Park Newspaper Available

The 2015 edition of the Whiskeytown Nugget is now available online.

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