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:
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.
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.
Crystal Creek Campground: The Crystal Creek Campground is currently closed by order of the superintendent until further notice.
Oak Bottom beach bathroom and facilities: This bathroom and shower area is planned to be up and running by March of 2015.