Temporary Closures for Non-Paved Cyclic Road Maintenance
Contact: Dave Larabee, (530) 242-3430
Beginning Monday September 20, 2010 and continuing through October 15, certain portions of the unpaved road network within Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be subject to temporary closures between the hours of 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. These closures are necessary while Park staff improve unpaved roads throughout the Park.
The first closure will occur on Monday September 20,, 2010 on Shasta Bally Road while Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Roads and Trails staff grade and apply gravel to the road surface. This section is expected to be closed through September 24, 2010.
Mill Creek Road is scheduled to close from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm beginning September 27th and continuing through October 6th, 2010. This road will be closed at its junction with Carr Powerhouse road.
The last scheduled section of road maintenance will be South Fork Mountain Road from Hwy 299 West to South Fork Mountain lookout. This section is expected to close from 7:00 am to 5:30 p.m. from October 6th, 2010 through October 15th, 2010.
Thank you for your patience while we continue to maintain and improve Whiskeytown’s non-paved roads for visitor access.
Did You Know?
The tailed frog (Ascahphus truel) tadpoles have 10 - 16 rows of teeth? These teeth help tadpoles stick to rocks in the fast moving streams that they live in.