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    Whiskeytown

    National Recreation Area California

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October 09, 2014
Partial Solar Eclipse at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area invites visitors to the park to witness the partial solar eclipse on Thursday October 23, 2014. Visitors can meet at Brandy Creek Beach Lot B for an assortment of celestial activities starting at 2:00 p.m., with the eclipse viewing beginning at 2:45 p.m. A limited supply of eclipse viewing glasses will be available for safe viewing. In addition, members of the Shasta Astronomy Club will be on hand with their personal solar telescopes so everyone will have an opportunity to safely view the eclipse. Visitors are reminded to follow the instructions given by the telescope operators and to be careful when using these expensive telescopes.

September 01, 2014
21st Annual Pick-Up Lake Litter Day at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, the Friends of Whiskeytown, and Forever Resorts are collaborating with local businesses and supporters to help clean up litter around Whiskeytown Lake on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Over the last twenty years, volunteers have helped to clear thousands of pounds of litter from the waters and shoreline of the lake. Whiskeytown’s Pick-up Lake Litter event runs concurrently with National Public Lands Day, which is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands that Americans enjoy. National Public Lands Day is designated a fee-free day for visitors to all National Park Service units, including Whiskeytown.

August 06, 2014
Celebrate the Fall Season at Whiskeytown’s 4th Annual Harvest Festival
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the Friends of Whiskeytown invite visitors to join us for the 4th Annual Harvest Festival on September 20, 2014, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the park’s Tower House Historic District. This fun and family-friendly event will feature apple tasting, an apple-themed bake-off contest, games for all ages, and tours of the historic Camden House and orchards.

August 04, 2014
Painting Demonstration with Artist-in-Residence
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is pleased to announce a plein air painting demonstration by current Artist-in-Residence Carla Crawford. Join Ms. Crawford at Brandy Creek Beach and learn to see Whiskeytown in new ways through art. The demonstration will be held on Thursday August 7 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Brandy Creek Beach (near the lifeguard stand). Participants are encouraged to bring a beach chair to the event.

July 25, 2014
New Riparian Zone Water Quality Program
Come explore riparian habitats and learn about the importance of water quality. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has numerous healthy riparian zones. Riparian zones are critically important because they store and purify water, reduce damage from floodwaters, and provide habitat for wildlife and people. Unfortunately, riparian zones can be threatened by human influences. Join a Ranger for fun hands-on activities at Brandy Creek. These activities will relate to water quality testing, watersheds, macroinvertebrates, and how humans can help protect riparian zones.

July 17, 2014
Public Meeting to Discuss Paige Boulder Watershed Restoration
A public scoping meeting will be held on July 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. to assist the National Park Service in the planning of a proposed project to undertake landscape restoration in the Paige Boulder watershed. The meeting will be held in the Community Room of Redding City Hall.

July 17, 2014
Artist’s Drawing Workshops with Artist-in-Residence
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is pleased to announce a series of drawing workshops for people of all ages and abilities led by Artist-in-Residence James Kuiper. Join Mr. Kuiper at various park locations, and learn to see Whiskeytown in new ways through art. Art supplies will be provided for the first 8 participants. If you have your own supplies, please bring them.

July 11, 2014
Perseid Meteor Shower Party at Brandy Creek Beach
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Shasta Astronomy Club, will be holding a special star party to view the Perseid Meteor Shower on Sunday, August 10th, 2014. These very knowledgeable and passionate amateur astronomers will be displaying meteorites and providing powerful telescopes to view what is often considered the most brilliant meteor shower of the year.

July 02, 2014
El 4 de Julio en Whiskeytown
El fin de semana del 4 de Julio es uno de los fines de semana más concurridos del año en el Área de Recreación Nacional de Whiskeytown. Las áreas del parque más populares se llenan rápidamente y el espacio para estacionar estará limitado.

July 02, 2014
Junior Lifeguard Program and Waterfront Lifeguard Training 2014
The Junior Lifeguard Program at Whiskeytown is designed to instruct youth 10 years of age and up in water and beach safety and to gain skills in aquatics, along with instilling a sense of responsibility and accomplishment. The purpose of the Waterfront Lifeguarding course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies both in a pool and in a waterfront environment. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and to prevent drowning and injuries. We also hope to improve the fitness of youth and train future lifeguards.

July 02, 2014
Fourth of July at Whiskeytown
The Fourth of July is one of the busiest days and weekends of the year at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Most popular park areas will fill up quickly with visitors and parking will be very limited. Please plan to arrive early, and have an alternative plan should your favorite spot already be occupied.

July 01, 2014
Tours of Historic Camden House offered on July 5th
The historic Camden House at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be open to the public Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 11 am to 5 pm. Activities include docent guided house tours, along with “Walk in Time” ranger assisted gold panning from 3 pm to 5 pm.

June 22, 2014
Remembering Whiskeytown—A Historical Cemetery Tour of Whiskeytown’s Pioneers and Past
Meet with a park ranger at the Whiskeytown Cemetery for a walking tour Sunday evenings July 20 through September 7 starting at 6:30 pm. The tour will visit gravesites and learn about some of the individuals and families who settled here during the Gold Rush through the time of the Central Valley Project and Whiskeytown Lake. Along the way, learn about the iconography/symbolism of headstones and its significance in telling a larger story. Following the tour, visitors will be encouraged to share their stories about this intriguing and unique cemetery as well as historic cemeteries in general and their preservation. Programs will last about 1.5 hours.

June 20, 2014
Fire Use and Prevention Restrictions 2014
Due to continued extreme dry conditions as a result of the ongoing drought, the National Park Service at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is implementing fire restrictions at the park.

June 16, 2014
Art on the Beach! Bring your Children to an Art Lesson on Brandy Creek Beach June 21, 2014 with artist Charles Graybosch.
In collaboration with First 5 Shasta, SELP – Shasta Early Literacy Partnership and the Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc., the National Park Service is hosting a Children’s Art Lesson with Whiskeytown Artist-in-Residence, Charles Graybosch. The event will take place at Brandy Creek Beach (near the beach store) on Saturday June 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Children with a parent or guardian are welcome to participate (the target audience is ages 2 to 10, but all are invited to join in). Water color paint kits, paper and instruction from artist Charles Graybosch will be available from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

June 09, 2014
Ranger-led Activities for Summer 2014
Whiskeytown offers a variety of free, family friendly ranger-led activities throughout the summer. From kayaking to stargazing, there is something for everyone! Programs begin June 14 and run through Labor Day weekend. Reservations are required for the park kayak programs and can be made up to two weeks in advance by calling (530) 242-3462. The park will begin taking reservations for the season on Monday, June 9. While programs are free, visitors must display a valid day use pass or other park pass on all vehicles in the park. For the most current program information visit our website at www.nps.gov/whis, or call the park visitor center at 530-246-1225.

May 30, 2014
WHISKEYTOWN ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CAMPSITE, ROAD AND TRAIL CLOSURES
Beginning June 2, 2014 and continuing through approximately July 18, portions of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will close to provide for the safety of visitors as the park implements the Boulder Creek Forest Restoration project. A map of the closure areas will be posted at the Visitor Center, on the park website (http://www.nps.gov/whis), and at selected access points throughout the park. The following campsites, roads and trails are to be closed during this period: Campsite: The primitive campsite at Boulder Creek. Roads: Mill Creek Road, from South Shore Drive. Trails: The Boulder Creek Trail between the South Shore Drive and Mill Creek Road trailheads; Mill Creek Trail between the Mill Creek Road Trailhead and the three-way intersection adjacent to Mill Creek; and the Papoose Pass Trail at the Papoose Pass cutoff. Boulder Creek Falls will not be accessible during this project.

May 16, 2014
Ranger Guided Activities Offered On Memorial Day Weekend 2014
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will offer a variety of ranger guided activities during the Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26. Activities include the ever-popular kayak tours, Camden House tours and gold panning for the entire family.

March 26, 2014
Take the Waterfall Challenge during Whiskeytown's Waterfall Week
This year the National Park Service invites visitors to “Go Wild for Waterfalls” and take the Whiskeytown Waterfall Challenge during National Park Week Saturday, April 19 through Sunday, April 27. This year the National Park Service has selected the theme “National Park Week: Go Wild,” and the Whiskeytown Waterfall Challenge is one of the many wild adventures you can have at national park sites across the country. A great way to begin the Waterfall Challenge is to join a park ranger for a free ranger-led hike to one of the park’s four major waterfalls. During Waterfall Week, hikes will be offered daily to Whiskeytown, Brandy Creek or Boulder Creek Falls at 9:00 a.m. and daily to Crystal Creek Falls which was recently redesigned to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Standards at 2 p.m. For the complete schedule and to make the required reservations, call the visitor center at (530) 246-1225. In celebration of “National Park Week: Go Wild!” Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20, will be a fee-free period for Whiskeytown and the 400 other national parks. From diverse wildlife and iconic landscapes to vibrant culture and rich history, our National Park system has something for everyone.

March 19, 2014
30 Day Public Review of National Park Service Environmental Assessment for the Princess Ditch Trail Construction
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area (NRA) park officials today announced the release of the Princess Ditch Trail Construction Environmental Assessment (EA) for public review. To assist the National Park Service with this project, the public is invited to provide comments during the review period, running from March 19, 2014 to April 18, 2014. The Environmental Assessment may also be downloaded and comments posted directly to the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment website at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/PrincessDitchTrailConstructionEA. Copies of the document are available for viewing at Park Headquarters, the Park Visitor Center, and the Redding branch of Shasta Public Libraries.

March 14, 2014
Continuation of East Boundary Project at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is planning to continue prescribed broadcast under-story burning activities within the East Boundary Project March 17 – 18, 2014. Between 20 - 60 acres of pine and oak woodland is planned for ignition on both days, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Some residual smoke is expected 1-3 days afterward. The park plans to take advantage of the forecasted cooler conditions and northerly transport winds to meet desired project objectives that minimize control concerns and local smoke impacts.

March 10, 2014
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is Recruiting Volunteers for 2014
Is Whiskeytown one of your favorite places to spend your free time? Do you enjoy helping others, sharing knowledge, learning new things, and developing new friendships? Would you like a chance to serve your community, support your park, and have fun at the same time? If so, we are offering you an opportunity to join Whiskeytown’s dedicated team of “Volunteers-in-Parks.”

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area creates $32,530,000 in Economic Benefit
Whiskeytown, California – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 814,374 visitors to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in 2012 spent nearly $33 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 419 jobs in the local area.

February 28, 2014
Women's History in Shasta County
Join Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Historical Society, and the Redding Library in celebrating Women’s History Month through an engaging lecture series featuring women of historical Shasta County. Each evening, be inspired by the tales of women who influenced local history. The event will conclude with opportunities for the public to dig deeper into their own interesting stories. Shasta Historical Society Researchers, local historians, and Redding Library Research Librarians will be on hand to discuss their collections and answer questions about how those attending can investigate and document their own remembrances of historical people and events of the California North State. The event is free to the public.

February 26, 2014
Whiskeytown Campgrounds to open on March 1, 2014
All primitive campgrounds at Whiskeytown National Recreation will open on March 1, 2014. The park’s group campground at Dry Creek will open on May 1. “We are excited to open all backcountry sites as well as the group campground at Dry Creek for the season,” stated acting park superintendent Tom Garcia. “Many of the sites contain new amenities that will enhance the camping experience for park visitors.”

February 12, 2014
Free Admission to All National Parks on Presidents Day Weekend
To celebrate the connections between our national leaders and national parks, all 401 National Park Service sites will have free admission during Presidents Day weekend, February 15th through February 17th.

January 14, 2014
Free Admission to All National Parks on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2014
You are invited to start your new year with a free visit to a national park! Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and all of the other 401 national park sites across the country will offer free admission on Monday, January 20 to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In 2011, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial officially opened on the National Mall. You can literally walk in Dr. King's footsteps at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Georgia, the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail in Alabama, or the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC – just a few of the many national parks that have direct ties to Dr. King or the Civil Rights movement.

December 16, 2013
Artist in Residence Program 2014
The National Park Service, in partnership with the Friends of Whiskeytown and San Francisco’s de Young Museum of Fine Arts, is pleased to announce the eleventh 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 2014 program emphasis is on landscape Plein Air painting, but is open to candidates offering abstract, impressionism, and sculpture as well.

November 05, 2013
Whiskeytown Annual “Old Time Holiday” Celebration
The National Park Service and California State Parks are gearing up for their annual “Old Time Holiday” celebration on Saturday, December 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Follow in the footsteps of miners who in 1849, after preparing a holiday meal in Shasta, traveled to Whiskeytown to share their food and cheer! The events will take place at Shasta State Historic Park and the Tower House Historic District in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, both located along Highway 299 west of Redding, California.

November 04, 2013
Celebrate Veterans Day 2013 at Whiskeytown
From November 9 through 11, 2013, the National Park Service will honor all military veterans with free entrance to all 401 national parks, including Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, for everyone during the Veterans Day weekend.

October 17, 2013
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Reopens to Visitors
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has re-opened to all recreational and permitted activities today. All trails, the Visitor Center, backcountry roads, campgrounds and other facilities are back in service for public use and enjoyment. The closure of recreational motor boating, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing on Whiskeytown Lake is now lifted. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional Appropriations.

September 19, 2013
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Dedication of the Clair A. Hill Whiskeytown Dam
To commemorate this poignant, historical event on September 28, the National Park Service at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Shasta Historical Society (SHS), Friends of Whiskeytown and Shasta Union High School District will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's visit to the region and dedication of the Clair A. Hill Whiskeytown Dam. The public is invited to participate in two events that day.

September 12, 2013
Celebrate the Fall Season at the 3rd Annual Harvest Festival
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area staff and the Friends of Whiskeytown invite visitors to join us for the 3rd Annual Harvest Festival on September 21, 2013, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the park’s Tower House Historic District.

August 16, 2013
Whiskeytown Dam 50th Anniversary Celebration
Please join the National Park Service, Shasta Historical Society and Shasta Union High School District in celebrating the anniversary of Whiskeytown Dam on Saturday September 28th, 2013.

July 22, 2013
2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Party
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Shasta Astronomy Club, will be holding a special star party to view the Perseid Meteor Shower on Saturday, August 10, 2013.

July 08, 2013
Junior Lifeguard Program and Waterfront Lifeguard Training
Whiskeytown is offering free Junior Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard training programs from July 15-19, 2013. The training will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Brandy Creek Beach.

July 02, 2013
Fourth of July 2013
The Fourth of July is one of the busiest days of the year at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Most popular park areas will fill up quickly with park visitors and parking will be limited.

July 01, 2013
El 4 de julio
El fin de semana del 4 de julio es uno de los fines de semana más concurridos del año en el Área de Recreación Nacional de Whiskeytown.

June 20, 2013
Artist in Residence Writer Rebecca Swanberg Wants to Hear Your Stories of Whiskeytown
The National Park Service and the Friends of Whiskeytown have invited Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Swanberg of New York, to meet the public at Brandy Creek Beach on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. to hear their stories of Whiskeytown.

June 11, 2013
Public Art Demo with Whiskeytown’s Artist-in-Residence Dan Crowe
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the Friends of Whiskeytown invite park visitors to a free art demo and talk with artist-in-residence Dan Crowe on Friday June 14, 2013 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Brandy Creek Beach

May 10, 2013
Free Kayak Tours Offered During Memorial Day Weekend!
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will once again offer free ranger-guided kayak tours during the Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 25th through Monday, May 27th.

May 06, 2013
Waterfall Week 2013 Continues
On Wednesday mornings, May 22, 2013 and May 29, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., Park Rangers will meet the public at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor Center to lead a hike to the base of Whiskeytown Falls.

May 01, 2013
Book Signing and Author Reception for Bob Madgic’s The Sacramento- A Transcendent River
The National Park Service and the Friends of Whiskeytown will host a reception and book signing event for local author Bob Madgic at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m. on May 10, 2013.

May 01, 2013
Public Art Demonstration with Whiskeytown’s Artist-in-Residence David Seibert
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the Friends of Whiskeytown invite the park visitors for a free art demonstration with artist-in-residence David Seibert on Saturday, May 4, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Visitor Center.

April 19, 2013
Take the Waterfall Challenge during Whiskeytown’s 2013 Waterfall Week
The National Park Service invites visitors to take the Whiskeytown Waterfall Challenge during National Park week, which begins Saturday, April 20 and runs through Sunday, April 28.

January 11, 2013
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is Recruiting Visitor Center Volunteers
Is Whiskeytown one of your favorite places to spend your free time? Do you enjoy helping others, sharing knowledge, learning new things, and developing new friendships? Would you like a chance to serve your community, support your park, and have fun at the same time? If so, we are offering you an opportunity to join Whiskeytown’s dedicated team of “Volunteers-in-Parks.”

December 14, 2012
Call to Plein Air Artists for the 2013 Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Artist-in-Residence Program
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area's Artist-in-Residence Program is seeking submissions from professional plein air artists to apply for the park's 2013 residencies.

November 01, 2012
Whiskeytown and Shasta State Historic Park Partner for the Annual “Old Time Holiday” Celebration
The National Park Service and California State Parks are gearing up for their annual “Old Time Holiday” celebration on Saturday, December 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. At the Camden House in Whiskeytown’s Tower House Historic District, families are invited to make a free wreath to take home for the holidays.

October 31, 2012
Evening Presentation by Whiskeytown's Artist-in-Residence Joellyn Duesberry
On Wednesday November 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm, the Friends of Whiskeytown will host a free presentation by nationally recognized visiting artist Joellyn Duesberry at the Turtle Bay Exploration Park Visitor Center Theater.

September 01, 2012
20th Annual Pick-Up Lake Litter Day
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, the Friends of Whiskeytown, and Forever Resorts are collaborating with local businesses and supporters to help clean up litter around Whiskeytown Lake on Saturday, September 29, 2012

August 31, 2012
Celebrate the Fall Season at Whiskeytown's 2nd Annual Harvest Festival
Whiskeytown's Annual Harvest Festival is a fun and family-friendly event that will feature apple tasting, an apple-themed bake-off contest, games for all ages, and tours of the historic Camden House and orchards on September 22, 2012, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the park’s Tower House Historic District.

August 20, 2012
Art Exhibit
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area park staff invites the public to join them for the unveiling of plein-air paintings by artist Deirdre Shibano on Tuesday August 28, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the park Visitor Center.

August 04, 2012
Happy Birthday NPS!
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will celebrate the 96th birthday of the National Park Service by hosting multiple youth and family activities on Saturday, August 25.

July 11, 2012
2012 Perseid Meteor Shower Party at Brandy Creek Beach
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Shasta Astronomy Club, will be holding a special star party to view the Perseid Meteor Shower on Saturday, August 11, 2012.

July 10, 2012
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Redesigned Vista Trails at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, a unit of the National Park Service, will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the reopening of the Guardian Rock and the Crystal Creek Falls trails.

July 10, 2012
30 Day Public Review of Ranger Station Communications Link Environmental Assessment
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area (NRA) park officials today announced the release of the Whiskey Creek Ranger Station Communications Link Environmental Assessment (EA) for public review. To assist the National Park Service with this project, the public is invited to provide comments during the review period from July 10, 2012 to August 8, 2012.

June 22, 2012
El Cuarto de Julio
El fin de semana del cuarto de julio es uno de los fines de semana más concurridos del año en el Área de Recreación Nacional de Whiskeytown.

June 22, 2012
Fourth of July Weekend
The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest weekends and days of the year at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

May 31, 2012
Transit of Venus Special Event on June 5th 2012
In celebration of the Transit of Venus—one of the rarest astronomical alignments—the Shasta Astronomy Club and the Schreder Planetarium will be partnering with the National Park Service to provide public viewing of this once in a lifetime occasion.

May 22, 2012
Thanking America's Armed Forces
To show our appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. Military, the National Park Service will begin issuing an annual pass offering free entrance to all 397 national parks for active duty military members and their dependents.

May 13, 2012
Celebrate National Safe Boating Week at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Redding Flotilla 39 is promoting safe boating on Whiskeytown Lake as part of a nationwide effort to reduce injuries and fatalities on our waterways.

May 13, 2012
Kayak Tours Offered During Memorial Day Weekend!
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will once again offer free ranger-guided kayak tours during the Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28, 2012

April 09, 2012
Take the Waterfall Challenge During Whiskeytown’s Waterfall Week
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area invites everyone to take the Whiskeytown Waterfall Challenge as part of the larger National Park Week celebration, which begins on Saturday April 21 and continues through Sunday April 29.

April 01, 2012
Whiskeytown is Recruiting for Summer Jobs With the Youth Conservation Corps
Superintendent Jim F. Milestone has announced that Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be accepting applications for the summer youth job program.

March 20, 2012
Join the "Volunteers-In-Parks" team
Would you like a chance to serve your community, support your park, and have fun at the same time? If so, join Whiskeytown’s dedicated team of “Volunteers-in-Parks.”

March 13, 2012
Take a Hike, Call Me in the Morning
In concert with the Healthy Shasta Initiative and First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign, both of which recognize daily exercise as a good “prescription” for a healthy lifestyle, Whiskeytown will be offering hikes on the weekends starting from March 24, 2012.

March 08, 2012
Whiskeytown National Recreational Prescribed Burn
The National Park Service, Whiskeytown N.R.A is planning to continue active under-burn operations within the East Boundary Project located on the Shasta Divide Ridge beginning Thursday, March 8. The planned burn area is approximately 10 acres of pine and oak woodland on the west side of ridge, which separates Whiskeytown Lake from the greater Redding area.

February 28, 2012
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area = Visitors, Money and Jobs for Local Economy
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s more than 788,000 visitors in 2010 spent $32.7 million in the park and in communities near the park.

February 26, 2012
Take Care of Your Valuables While at Whiskeytown
While enjoying Whiskeytown, please take care when leaving your vehicle at trailheads and other areas away from your view.

February 20, 2012
Book Signing and Authors Reception for "The Unstoppable Eagles" and "Baby Birds"
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will host local author Jeffrey Rich, and co-authors Terri Lhuillier and Joanne Brady at the park’s visitor center on Saturday, March 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a personal discussion and book signing.

February 16, 2012
Public Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Park Projects
A public scoping meeting will be held on February 29, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. to assist the National Park Service in the planning of two upcoming park projects.

January 10, 2012
Free Admission to All National Parks from January 14 through 16
You are invited to start your new year with a free visit to a national park! Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and all of the other 396 national parks across the country will offer free admission from January 14 through 16 to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

January 09, 2012
Whiskeytown Announces the Temporary Closure of the Crystal Creek Falls Area
The Crystal Creek Falls and Quarry area will be periodically closed weekdays beginning January 10, 2012 while park staff and contractors install a new parking area, restroom facility, paved path and picnic area to make the falls site accessible to individuals with disabilities.

December 23, 2011
Whiskey Creek Boat Launch and Parking to Close Temporarily in January
The boat launch and parking area at Whiskey Creek in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be closed to the public January 5 through January 8, 2012.

December 14, 2011
Theft at Whiskeytown's Historic Camden House
On December 8, 2011 the Historic Camden House in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area was broken into, with numerous items stolen from the interior of the home and its outlying buildings.

November 22, 2011
Whiskeytown to Host Weaverville Artist Debee Holland-Olson in a Solo Exhibition
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will display recent works by North State artist Debee Holland-Olson at the park’s visitor center from Friday, November 25 through January 14, 2012.

November 17, 2011
Missing Man Sought in Forest of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
National Park Service Rangers, Shasta County Sheriff’s Department, Shasta County Search and Rescue Teams and the California Highway Patrol helicopter have been searching the forests of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area around the Mill Creek and Boulder Creek Falls area in search of Mr. Brian George Brunell.

November 13, 2011
Call to Plein Air Artists for the 2012 Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Artist-in-Residence Program
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Artist-in-Residence Program is seeking submissions from professional plein air artists to apply for the park’s 2012 residencies. Selected artists will have the opportunity to spend up to four weeks in the artists’ cabin at Whiskeytown to produce new works.

November 08, 2011
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and Shasta State Historic Park Partner for the Annual “Old Time Holiday” Celebration
The National Park Service and California State Parks are gearing up for their annual “Old Time Holiday” celebration on Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

November 08, 2011
Fee Waiver from November 11 to 13 in Honor of U. S. Veterans and Current Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
This Veterans Day weekend, November 11 to 13, will be celebrated as a fee-free period for all park visitors in honor of U.S. veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

November 01, 2011
Finding of No Significant Impact for Oak Bottom Campground Redesign
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has announced the approval of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Expansion and Redesign of the Oak Bottom Campground project.

October 07, 2011
Celebrate the Fall Season at Whiskeytown’s 1st Harvest Festival
Visitors are invited to join us for the 1st Annual Harvest Festival on October 22, 2011 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the park’s Tower House Historic District. This fun and family-friendly event will feature apple tasting, a harvest-themed bake-off contest, games for all ages, tours of the historic Camden House and orchards, and light refreshments.

September 13, 2011
Remembering Whiskeytown— A Historical Cemetery Tour of Whiskeytown’s Pioneers and Past
Join a park ranger on an easy walking tour through Whiskeytown Cemetery on Sunday, September 25 at 2 p.m.

September 12, 2011
Children’s End of Summer Hike to Whiskeytown Falls
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area invites children and their parents or guardians to join park rangers for a pleasant hike to Whiskeytown Falls on Saturday, October 8, 2011. The hike will celebrate the wonderful summer experience, which is drawing toward a season’s closure.

September 06, 2011
19th Annual Pick-Up Lake Litter Day at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, the Friends of Whiskeytown, and Forever Resorts are collaborating with local businesses and supporters to help clean up litter around Whiskeytown Lake on Saturday, September 24, 2011.

August 17, 2011
30 Day Public Review of National Park Service Environmental Assessment for Expansion and Redesign of Oak Bottom Campground
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area (NRA) park officials today announced the release of the Expansion and Redesign of the Oak Bottom Campground Environmental Assessment (EA) for public review. To assist the National Park Service with this project, the public is invited to provide comments during the review period, running from August 17, 2011 to September 16, 2011.

July 15, 2011
Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project Begins at Whiskeytown
Work to improve Chinook salmon and steelhead trout habitat within Clear Creek below Whiskeytown Dam will soon begin at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

June 10, 2011
Whiskeytown Offers Junior Lifeguard Program and Waterfront Lifeguard Training
Whiskeytown is offering Junior Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard training programs on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 27 to August 2, 2011.

June 04, 2011
Goats to be used to manage vegetation at Whiskeytown
Beginning Friday June 3, 2011, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will utilize goats to help restore the cultural landscape at the Tower House Historic District and to treat hazardous fuels at other locations throughout the Park.

June 04, 2011
Whiskeytown hosts a book release and signing for local children’s author and park volunteer Sheila Heuer
Local author Sheila Heuer will have the formal release and signing of her newly published book Cowboy the Magic Horse at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Visitor Center bookstore on Friday, June 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

May 18, 2011
Kayak Tours and Special Hikes to the Falls Offered During Memorial Day Weekend
No abstract supplied.

May 02, 2011
Resumption of Prescribed Burning Projects at Whiskeytown
Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be resuming planned prescribed burning activities initiated this past February within the Buck and East Boundary Projects.

April 20, 2011
Whiskeytown is Recruiting for Summer Jobs With the Youth Conservation Corps
Superintendent Jim F. Milestone has announced that Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be accepting applications for the summer youth job program. Anyone between the ages of 15 and 18 years of age may apply for a summer job.

April 18, 2011
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s 2011 Artist-in-Residence Rick Braveheart: Photographic Presentation of “The Great American Landscape”
No abstract supplied.

April 08, 2011
Take the Waterfall Challenge During Whiskeytown’s 5th Annual Waterfall Week Event
No abstract supplied.

March 27, 2011
Photographers Are Invited to Submit Photos of “Whiskeytown Adventures” For an August Exhibition
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is inviting photographers, professional and amateur, to submit current photographs of park visitors and staff experiencing one of Whiskeytown’s many adventures for an upcoming photo contest and exhibition.

March 05, 2011
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is Recruiting Volunteers
No abstract supplied.

February 13, 2011
Prescribed Burn Planned at Whiskeytown
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is planning to conduct 50 – 300 acres of prescribed burning over the next several weeks, weather and air quality conditions permitting. The Buck and East Boundary Prescribed Burns are located along the east boundary of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, which borders private property and a small portion of land administered by Bureau of Land Management above the community of Old Shasta.

November 13, 2010
A Call to Artists:  "Stay in the Woods at Whiskeytown's Artist Cabin"
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, as part of the National Park Service's Artist-in-Residence Program, is seeking professional artists working in photography, sculpture, and painting to apply to participate in the 2011 Residency Program.

November 12, 2010
Parks Prepare for a Free, Festive, and Fun "Old Time Holiday" Celebration
No abstract supplied.

September 26, 2010
Public Meeting on September 30, 2010 to Discuss the Proposed Expansion and Redesign of the Oak Bottom Campground
No abstract supplied.

September 17, 2010
Temporary Closures for Non-Paved Cyclic Road Maintenance
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.

August 29, 2010
Join a Ranger for a Moonlight Hike and Experience Whiskeytown's Wild Night Life
Visitors are invited to join a Ranger for a hike under the full moon on Thursday, September 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

August 29, 2010
South Fork Mountain Lookout Road to be Open During Deer Hunting Season
The gate on South Fork Mountain Lookout Road within Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be open between August 21, 2010 and October 24, 2010 to accommodate hunters during the archery and general deer seasons.

August 14, 2010
Environmental Assessment for Managing Access to Enhance Security and Protect Park Resources is Available for 30-Day Public Review
No abstract supplied.

May 17, 2010
The Ever-Popular Kayak Tours Are Back For Memorial Day Weekend!
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will offer ranger-guided kayak tours during the Memorial Day weekend beginning on Saturday, May 29, through Monday, May 31. 

April 28, 2010
Whiskeytown is Offering a Junior Lifeguard Program and Waterfront Lifeguard Training
Junior Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard training will be June 8 to July 14, 2010, Mondays and Wednesdays only from 9:30 to 11:30 at Brandy Creek Beach.

April 21, 2010
Bay Area Artist's "Sketchbook Images of Whiskeytown" is Coming to the Whiskeytown Visitor Center
No abstract supplied.

April 17, 2010
Whiskeytown is Accepting Applications for Summer Youth Conservation Corps Jobs
Superintendent Jim F. Milestone has announced that Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be accepting applications for the summer youth job program. Anyone between the ages of 15 and 18 years of age may apply for a summer job.

April 07, 2010
Environmental Assessment for Abandoned Mines and Crystal Creek Quarry Reclamation is Open for Public Review and Comment
The National Park Service NPS), Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, California, has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed project. The EA is now available for public review and comment through April 27, 2010. 

April 07, 2010
Take a Hike During Whiskeytown's 4th Annual Waterfall Week Event
As part of the larger National Parks Week celebration, the 4th annual Waterfall Week celebration begins on April 17 at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, and will continue through April 25. 

March 12, 2010
Join a Ranger for a Guided Hike in March and April and Get in Shape for Waterfall Week!
Springtime is nearly upon us, and now is the perfect time for visitors to venture to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area for a ranger-guided hike on some of the parks most popular and scenic trails.

March 01, 2010
Schools Are Invited to "Hike for Your Health" on a Ranger-Guided Adventure to Whiskeytown Falls
No abstract supplied.

February 27, 2010
Turtle Bay to Host Ken DeCamp's "Seasons in the Underworld," a Photographic Exploration of Whiskeytown's Beautiful Flora
No abstract supplied.

February 19, 2010
New Federal Firearms Law Takes Effect Monday, February 22
No abstract supplied.

February 19, 2010
National Park Service Considering Proposal for Tobacco Free Beaches at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss a proposal to make the four designated swimming beaches at Whiskeytown Lake tobacco free.

January 12, 2010
The birds of Whiskeytown are landing at the Visitor Center!
No abstract supplied.

January 06, 2010
Whiskey Creek boat launch and parking to close temporarily
No abstract supplied.

December 28, 2009
Whiskeytown Falls Vista Closed Due To Rock Slide
The vista at the highest point of Whiskeytown Falls is closed due to a rockslide that occurred some time last weekend. The trail to the waterfall remains open, and visitors are still able to enjoy the scenic beauty of the falls from its base.

November 10, 2009
"Whiskeytown's Annual Free Wreath-Making Event is Back!"
No abstract supplied.

November 03, 2009
Prescribed Fire Planned in the Southeast Portion of Whiskeytown NRA
No abstract supplied.

November 03, 2009
A Call to Landscape Painters - Submit now for the Superintendent's Invitational-Landscape-Residency
No abstract supplied.

October 13, 2009
Handpile Burning to be Conducted at Whiskeytown Over the Next Several Weeks
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will begin the burning of handpiles this week and continue until completed, which may take several weeks. 

September 22, 2009
Bring the Whole Family and Come Meet the Authors and Ilustrator of "Saving Li'l Smokey"
The authors of the book, Adam and Celeste Deem, along with illustrator Ryan Lamb, will present a story-time and art demonstration at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Visitor Center on Saturday, October 10th, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

September 07, 2009
Ranger-Guided Programs in September
No abstract supplied.

August 30, 2009
A Call to Artists: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is seeking applications from professional artists for the 2010 National Parks Artist-in-Residence Program
No abstract supplied.

August 28, 2009
Come and Volunteer for the 17th Annual Lakeshore Clean-up at Whiskeytown
No abstract supplied.

August 15, 2009
Come Join a Park Ranger for a Moonlight Hike to Whiskeytown Falls on September 2
Join a Park Ranger on a guided evening hike to Whiskeytown Falls on Wednesday, September 2 and experience the beauty of Whiskeytown by the soft light of the silvery moon. 

August 02, 2009
Come and Help Finish the Final Connection of the New Shasta Trinity Trail
No abstract supplied.

July 29, 2009
Celebrate Smokey Bear's 65th Birthday!
Celebrate Smokey Bear's 65th Birthday at a special Junior Firefighter program at Oak Bottom Amphitheater on Saturday, August 8th at 11:00 a.m.

July 24, 2009
Road closure in effect on the upper portion of Brandy Creek Road for approximately two weeks
Effective on Wednesday July 22, the upper portion of Brandy Creek road will be closed to the public for approximately 2 weeks for the purpose of realigning the Brandy Creek Falls trailhead. 

July 21, 2009
Moonlight Hike to Whiskeytown Falls on August 5, 2009
Join a Park Ranger on a guided evening hike to Whiskeytown Falls on Wednesday, Aug 5 and experience the beauty of Whiskeytown by the soft light of the silvery moon

July 16, 2009
Get Outside and Hike to Whiskeytown Falls
Join a Park Ranger for a hike to beautiful Whiskeytown Falls on Friday July 24 and 31. Call 530 242-3438 for time and reservations.

July 10, 2009
Shsta Bally Communication Facilities Environmental Assessment Available for Public Review
No abstract supplied.

July 07, 2009
Help The SCA Summer Interns Build the New Whiskeytown Trail
The National Park Service will be hosting a Volunteer Trail Day for individuals who would like to assist 16 College students from across the United States who are constructing the new Shasta Trinity Trail within Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

July 07, 2009
Free Patio Boat Tours At Whiskeytown NRA in July and August
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with Forever Resorts, will once again offer free patio boat tours of Whiskeytown Lake as part of the national Free Fee Weekend set for July 18-19, 2009. 

July 07, 2009
Junior Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard Training Offered at Brandy Creek Beach
Junior Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard training will be July 13 to August 10, 2009, Mondays and Wednesdays only from 9:30 to 11:30 at Brandy Creek Beach.

June 22, 2009
Whiskeytown to host four artists from New York
The National Park Service at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will host four artists from New York this summer as part of its Artist-in-Residence Program.

June 12, 2009
Free Patio Boat Tours at Whiskeytown NRA
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, in partnership with Forever Resorts, will offer free patio boat tours of Whiskeytown Lake as part of the national Free Fee Weekend on June 20-21, 2009. 

June 08, 2009
Lichen Not Fungus and Algae Photo Exhibit
No abstract supplied.

May 28, 2009
Moonlight Hikes At Whiskeytown NRA
No abstract supplied.

May 01, 2009
Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project Begins
Work to improve Chinook salmon and steelhead trout habitat within Clear Creek below Whiskeytown Dam is beginning at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. 

April 14, 2009
Whiskey Creek Boat Launch and Parking Temporarily Closed
The boat launch and parking area at Whiskey Creek in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be closed to the public April 20-24, and April 27-May 1, 2009.

April 10, 2009
Whiskeytown Waterfall Week Begins April 25
April 25 through May 3 has been designated “Waterfall Week” at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

April 10, 2009
Trails Re-Open at Whiskeytown
The National Park Service is re-opening all trails, including the trail to Whiskeytown Falls for the summer season beginning Friday April 10th.

March 10, 2009
Shasta Bally Newsletter March 2009
At this stage in the process, the NPS has refined the alternatives. Alternative E remains dismissed, and Alternative F is preliminarily identified as the preferred alternative.

February 25, 2009
Trail to Whiskeytown Falls is Closed - Bridge Out
Effective immediately the National Park Service has closed its most popular trail to Whiskeytown Falls after a series of strong storms passed through the area washing out one of the bridges.

February 24, 2009
Photo Images of Whiskeytown Cemetery at Visitor Center
No abstract supplied.

February 02, 2009
Whiskeytown Seeking Volunteers
The National Park Service is searching for nine new Volunteer Information Specialists who will work in the Visitor Center at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

January 31, 2009
Man arrested in drug deal at Whiskeytown
On January 29, 2009, an Angels Camp man and his son were contacted by park rangers at a trailhead adjacent to highway 299 at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. 

January 15, 2009
Trail to Whiskeytown Falls Reopens
The National Park Service has re-opened its most popular trail to Whiskeytown Falls after a series of days of fair weather and a long term dry spell is predicted.

January 12, 2009
Painting Exhibit at Whiskeytown Visitor Center
Original oil paintings by local artists Diana Troxell and Bruce Davidson will be on view at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor Center until February 14, 2009.

January 08, 2009
Shasta Bally Update January 06, 2009
Based on discussions at the meeting and subsequent comments from the public and current tenants, two requests are being implemented in this planning effort. First, the initial public comment period is being extended to February 15, 2009 from its initial date of January 15, 2009. In addition, a fifth alternative will be considered – “Alternative F: Permit New Structures and Enlargement of Existing Telecommunications Infrastructure.”

December 17, 2008
James K. Carr Trail to Whiskeytown Falls Is Closed for Rainy Season
With the arrival of rain predicted to begin by this weekend and continue well into next week, the National Park Service will close the James K. Carr trail to Whiskeytown Falls.

December 05, 2008
Shasta Bally Summit Public Scoping
Public Scoping Meeting Regarding the Future Management of the Summit of Shasta Bally. Preliminary alternatives range from continuing the current operations to phasing out and re-locating the telecommunication facilities over a 10 to15 year period.

December 02, 2008
Dry Weather Allows Temporary Re-opening of Whiskeytown Falls Trail
No abstract supplied.

November 25, 2008
Stay in the Woods at a Whiskeytown Artists Cabin
No abstract supplied.

November 24, 2008
FREE HOLIDAY IN THE PARKS CELEBRATION AT WHISKEYTOWN NRA AND SHASTA STATE HISTORIC PARK
No abstract supplied.

November 01, 2008
Closures at Whiskeytown
Closures at Whiskeytown with the arrival of rain and possible debris flows

August 15, 2008
Boulder Creek Falls among more areas to open at Whiskeytown
Nearly two months after dry lighting caused wildfires and park closures, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is slowly returning to normalcy.

July 28, 2008
Lower Clear Creek Anadromous Fish Restoration and Management Project Environmental Assessment released for 30-day public comment period
The National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management have released the Lower Clear Creek Anadromous Fish Restoration and Management Project Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public comment period.

July 28, 2008
INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS RESUME AT WHISKEYTOWN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
Free ranger-guided programs at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area have resumed after fires and smoky conditions caused the cancelation of many activities in the park.

July 25, 2008
Lower Clear Creek Anadromous Fish Restoration and Management
The National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management have released the Lower Clear Creek Anadromous Fish Restoration and Management Project Environmental Assessment for a 30-day public comment period. This project addresses potential restoration activities along lower Clear Creek between Whiskeytown Dam and the confluence with the Sacramento River. These restoration activities are planned to improve habitat for native fish including the federally listed Sacramento River spring-run Chinook salmon and steelhead trout.

June 25, 2008
Whiskeytown Complex June 25 Update
Approximately 3000 acres have burned on Shasta Bally as four fires continue to converge. Nearly 100 firefighters are working to contain the fires before they reach structures and high voltage transmission lines.

June 24, 2008
Whiskeytown Complex June 24 Update
Four fires continue to burn in Whiskeytown with no estimated date of containment. New fire closures include lower Crystal Creek road and Mill Creek Trail.

June 23, 2008
Whiskeytown Complex June 23 Update
No abstract supplied.

June 22, 2008
Fires at Whiskeytown
No abstract supplied.

June 21, 2008
Whiskeytown Fires 21 June 2008
Whiskeytown currently has at least four wildfires burning in the park started during a lightening storm on June 21. Currently The Boulder Creek Falls trail is closed to visitors, to allow access for firefighters.

June 02, 2008
South Fork Mountain Road Free Permit Process
For those individuals that wish to cross through the park to access the lands beyond the park boundary or those park visitors with a valid disability card can request a day use permit for vehicle access through the South Fork Mountain gate.

June 02, 2008
Moonlight Kayak Tours Highlight Summer Programs at Whiskeytown
Moonlight kayak tours will highlight the beginning of the 2008 summer ranger-guided activities at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. These very popular programs will be offered at 7:30PM starting on Friday, June 13 and continue each evening through Tuesday, June 17. Reservations will be taken for these special tours beginning on Monday, June 2 from 9am to 12 noon by calling (530) 242-3462.

May 30, 2008
Quagga Mussel Prevention Program
Whiskeytown has implemented a Quagga and Zebra Mussel Prevention Program. The park is requesting that all vessel owners certify their boat is free of aquatic nuisance species prior to being launched at Whiskeytown Lake.

May 29, 2008
South Fork Mountain Road Closure Effective June 1 2008
On June 1, 2008, the National Park Service will be closing the road access gate on South Fork Mountain Road to motor vehicles. Only official vehicles, businesses, and residents will be allowed access in motor vehicles on the road.

April 24, 2008
Scouts Help Whiskeytown's Native Plant Garden on Earth Day
No abstract supplied.

April 21, 2008
Junior Ranger Day Gets Kids in Parks
No abstract supplied.

April 15, 2008
Waterfall Week Begins April 20th at Whiskeytown
No abstract supplied.

March 21, 2008
Davis Gulch Trail at Whiskeytown Re-opens
No abstract supplied.

March 18, 2008
School and Youth Group Hikes Offered
The National Park Service is offering free guided hikes to Whiskeytown Falls for school or youth groups during the month of April and May in preparation for Waterfall Week which will start Sunday, April 20

March 12, 2008
Volunteer Campground Host Opportunities at Whiskeytown
No abstract supplied.

February 26, 2008
Reception for Artist In Residence
The public is invited to a reception Friday, February 29th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Whiskeytown National Recreation Visitor Center to view artworks donated to the park by Whiskeytown's 2007 National Parks Artist-in-Residence

November 27, 2007
PARKS PREPARE FOR OLD-TIME HOLIDAY CELEBRATION AND FOOD DRIVE
No abstract supplied.

November 24, 2007
FREE HOLIDAY IN THE PARKS CELEBRATION AT WHISKEYTOWN
No abstract supplied.

November 13, 2007
WHISKEYTOWN NRA SEEKING NEW VOLUNTEERS
No abstract supplied.

November 13, 2007
Whiskeytown Falls Hike
No abstract supplied.

November 07, 2007
Whiskeytown Artist-In-Residence Exhibit at Turtle Bay
Photographs by Marissa Carlisle, current Artist-in-Residence at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, will be on display at Turtle Bay Exploration Park in Redding until December 18th.

November 05, 2007
Waiver of Fees for Veterans and Members of the US Armed Forces on Veterans Day
No abstract supplied.

October 30, 2007
WHISKEYTOWN WORKING TO REDUCE FUELS AND PROTECT COMMUNITIES
Superintendent Jim Milestone announced that Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is planning a series of hazardous fuel reduction projects this fall and winter. 

October 15, 2007
Artists: Stay in the Woods at a Whiskeytown Cabin
No abstract supplied.

October 05, 2007
16th Annual Lakeshore Clean-up at Whiskeytown
The Friends of Whiskeytown and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area are being joined by local businesses and supporters to help clean up litter this Saturday, October 13th starting with sign up at 8:30 AM at the Visitor Center on Highway 299.

August 31, 2007
Kayak and Hiking Tours Continue in September
No abstract supplied.

August 22, 2007
New Concession Contract Open for Proposals
On August 16, 2007, the National Park Service at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area released for public review the Concession Business Opportunity for Marina Services at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

July 11, 2007
California Invasive Weed Awareness Week at Whiskeytown
No abstract supplied.

June 22, 2007
Dogs Diapers and Detritus
How clean our water remains is largely up to humans and our visitors and park management activities. 

June 16, 2007
Special Ranger Guided Programs at Whiskeytown NRA
The National Park Service has added several special programs in addition to the regular Ranger Guided activities at Whiskeytown NRA. 

May 21, 2007
Whiskeytown's Waterfall Week Begins May 20th
May 20 through May 26 has been designated “Waterfall Week” at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The week will begin with a fee-free day on Sunday May 20, when the park will waive the normal daily entrance fee of $5.00.

May 18, 2007
Ranger Guided Activities Offered on Memorial Day Weekend
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will offer a variety of ranger guided activities during the Memorial Day weekend beginning on Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28.

May 14, 2007
Whiskeytown Artist-in-Residence Open Cabin
The public is invited to an “Open Cabin” hosted by Artist-in-Residence Lynne Cunningham on Thursday, May 24th, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

May 10, 2007
Plein Air Painters Exhibition at Whiskeytown
No abstract supplied.

May 10, 2007
Free Painting on Location Workshop at Whiskeytown
The public is invited to participate in a "plein air" painting (outdoor painting) workshop on Saturday, May 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

April 30, 2007
Summer Youth Conservation Corps Jobs at Whiskeytown
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be accepting applications for its summer Youth Conservation Corp program. Anyone between the ages of 15 and 18 years of age may apply.

April 24, 2007
Public Comment Sought on Tower House Interim Site Management Plan
No abstract supplied.

April 17, 2007
Deadline to Submit Snapshots for Whiskeytown Exhibit Near
No abstract supplied.

April 16, 2007
Campground Host Opportunities Available at Whiskeytown
The National Park Service is looking for volunteers willing to work and live at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area this summer. Positions are available at Brandy Creek RV and at Oak Bottom Campgrounds.

April 04, 2007
Artist Quilt on Display
A large wall-hung quilt depicting Whiskeytown Lake will be on view through April 29th at the Whiskeytown Visitor Center. 

April 04, 2007
Parks Working Together Earth Day Event
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will be joining forces with Shasta State Historical Park in hosting the first annual “Parks Working Together” Earth Day Event on Saturday, April 21st.

March 12, 2007
Waterfall Week at Whiskeytown Begins May 20
May 20 through May 26 has been designated "Waterfall Week" at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

March 05, 2007
Areas Temporarily Closed to Protect Nesting Bald Eagles
No abstract supplied.

March 04, 2007
Whiskeytown Falls Hike In March
No abstract supplied.

February 22, 2007
2nd Annual Amateur Snapshot Exhibition
The public is invited to submit copies of their favorite "snapshot" for exhibition at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Visitor Center.

February 08, 2007
WHISKEYTOWN IS WORKING TO REDUCE FUELS
As weather conditions permit, Whiskeytown will cut brush and burn piles along shaded fuelbreaks and burn two prescribed fire units

February 07, 2007
WHISKEYTOWN NRA SEEKING VOLUNTEERS
The park is currently looking for friendly people to assist with staffing the Visitor Center with shifts available on Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays beginning immediately. 

February 02, 2007
New Reservation Service for Whiskeytown Group Areas
Whiskeytown National Recreation has a new reservation service for Dry Creek Group Campground and Whiskey Creek Group Picnic Area.

February 02, 2007
Winter hike to Whiskeytown Falls
Join a Park Ranger on a hike to Whiskeytown Falls on Saturday February 10, 2007 at 10:00 am.

January 10, 2007
Hike to Whiskeytown Falls January 20th
No abstract supplied.

December 08, 2006
Boat Marina Public Meeting
Public Meeting to Discuss Whiskeytown Lake's Boat Marinas

November 10, 2006
Brandy Creek Trail Has New Bridge
A new trail bridge is nearly completed on the trail to Brandy Creek Falls. 

November 09, 2006
Hike to Whiskeytown Falls
Join a Park Ranger on a hike to Whiskeytown Waterfall and view fall colors.

November 04, 2006
Holiday in the Parks Celebration at Whiskeytown and Shasta State Park
Free "Old-Time Holiday" celebration at Shasta State Park and Whiskeytown's Tower House Historic District.

November 03, 2006
Enjoy a Stay in the Woods at a Whiskeytown Artist's Cabin
Stay in the Woods at a Whiskeytown Artist's Cabin

November 01, 2006
Outstanding Fall Colors
Whiskeytown's hiking trails and roadways are showing some great color right now.

September 06, 2006
Artist-in-Residence Program Resumes at Whiskeytown
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is pleased to resume its Artist-in-Residence Program after a three-year break.

September 06, 2006
Artist-in-Residence Open Cabin at Whiskeytown
The public is invited to an "Open Cabin" Friday, September 15th and 16th. Guests will get to visit with this year's artist in residence.

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