• Whiskeytown Lake from the Davis Gulch Trail

    Whiskeytown

    National Recreation Area California

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 2/28/14 the following conditions are:

Road Closures:

South Fork Mountain Lookout Road

Shasta Bally Road

Beach & Picnic Area Closures:

None

Facilities & Sevice Area Closures:

None

Trail Closures:

Crystal Creek Water Ditch Trail

Campground Area Closures:

None

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: The road has been closed at the gate just west of Sheep Camp. Due to road repair the closure will remain in effect 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.


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Campgrounds Closures:

All Campgrounds are open

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Beaches & Picnic Areas Closures
:
None

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Facilities and Services Closures or Winterizing:

None

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Other Park Closures:
None

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Did You Know?

Bald Eagles at Headquarters March 28, 2010 022

Whiskeytown is home to four nesting pairs of Bald Eagles.