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.

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Ranger-led Activities for Summer 2015

Ranger-led Activities for Summer 2015

Join a ranger-led tour this summer while visiting Whiskeytown!

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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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Take the Whiskeytown Waterfall Challenge!

To the Falls!

Deep in the forests of the park, Whiskeytown’s four spectacular waterfalls await your exploration. Crystal Creek Falls is ADA Accessible.

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Spring bloom of native wildflowers in one of the park's many meadows.

Discover Whiskeytown’s Biodiversity

Take a virtual tour of Whiskeytown’s incredible biodiversity and see some of the unique species and areas that await your discovery!

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