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May 18, 2015
ranger guided activities offered on memorial day weekend 2015
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will offer a variety of ranger guided activities during the Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25. Activities will include the ever-popular kayak tours, Whiskeytown Cemetery tour, and the Walk in Time at the Tower House Historic District with gold panning for the entire family. Kayak tours require a reservation and can be made by calling (530) 242-3462. The schedule of programs is available on the park website:

April 10, 2015
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Joins National Find Your Park Movement with Waterfall Week
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at This year Whiskeytown National Recreation Area invites visitors “Find you Park” by visiting the park’s four waterfalls. Young and old alike are invited to “Find Your Park” on Saturday April 25, by celebrating National Junior Ranger Day at Whiskeytown

January 28, 2015
Whiskeytown Artist in Residence Program 2015 - Call for Artists
The National Park Service, in partnership with the Friends of Whiskeytown, is pleased to announce the twelfth year of hosting an Artist-in-Residence program. The park is seeking established professional Plein Air artists with a history of exhibiting work to apply for this year’s residencies. The 2015 program emphasis is on landscape Plein Air painting, but is open to candidates offering abstract, impressionism and sculpture as well.

November 03, 2014
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and Lassen Volcanic National Park Propose Fee Increases
Lassen Volcanic National Park and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area (NRA) will hold a public meeting on November 6 in the Community Room at the Redding Library from 6:00 7:30 p.m. to discuss possible fee increases in 2015. The National Park Service is looking for public comment and feedback regarding the proposed increases. The current park entrance fees have been in place at Lassen Volcanic since 1998 and at Whiskeytown since 1997.

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