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.”