Whiskeytown is home to many black bear. The black bear has always been a natural part of Whiskeytown. Learn how to understand and appreciate these wild creatures in their natural habitat.
The discovery of gold during the mid 1800s stirred the collective imagination of thousands of people across the world and enticed many to California in the hope of finding instant wealth.
Historically, salmon were able to freely migrate from the ocean and spawn in the upper reaches of the Sacramento River and its tributaries, including Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Clear Creek.