Current Road, Trail, and Campground Conditions

Since conditions throughout the park can change rapidly and unexpectedly, we recommend you please call the Visitor Center at (530) 246-1225 for the most up-to-date information on park conditions. As of 3/2/2015 the following conditions are:

Road Closures:

South Fork Mountain Lookout Road

Shasta Bally Road

Peltier Valley Road past the campground

Beach & Picnic Area Closures:

Brandy Creek Beach entrance gate

Facilities & Service Area Closures:

Oak Bottom Beach bathroom and shower facility

Trail Closures:

Crystal Creek Water Ditch Trail

James K. Carr Trail just above the base of Whiskeytown Falls

Campground Area Closures:

Crystal Creek Campground

Other Park Closures:

None



Road Closures:

South Fork Mountain Lookout Road: This road is closed in order to control access. Visitors who wish to gain vehicular access can visit Park Headquarters Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to request the combination to the gate. Visitors must bring a photo identification and state their purpose for using the road.

Shasta Bally Road: This road is closed due to bad weather and will remain closed until Spring of 2015.

Peltier Valley Road (past the campground): Due to major erosion, this road will remain closed until further notice.

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Trail Closures:
Crystal Creek Water Ditch Trail: The Crystal Creek Water Ditch Trail was damaged by a high water event and is currently closed to prevent further damage to the trail tread and to provide for visitor safety.

James K. Carr Trail: The James K. Carr trail is closed just beyond the base of Whiskeytown Falls. The closed section of trail is located adjacent to the falls, beyond the "Photographer’s Ledge" vista point.

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Campground Closures:

Crystal Creek Campground: The Crystal Creek Campground is currently closed by order of the superintendent until further notice.

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Beaches & Picnic Areas Closures
:
Brandy Creek Beach entrance gate:
Brandy Creek Beach entrance gate will remain closed until further notice due to construction in the parking lot.

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Facilities and Services Closures or Winterizing:

Oak Bottom beach bathroom and facilities: This bathroom and shower area is planned to be up and running by March of 2015.

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Other Park Closures:
None

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