Current Fire Information

crews hand thinning on shaded fuelbreak
Fire crews hand thinning along a shaded fuelbreak


There are no wildfires in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.

Prescribed Fires
There are no prescribed fires at this time.

Fuels Projects
Fire Management staff along with Cal Fire Inmate Crews and the California Conservation Corps are working on several roadside shaded fuelbreaks in the park. These areas include Mill Creek Road, Whiskey Creek Road and Paige Boulder Road. Crews are cutting, chipping and piling brush to be burned during the fall and winter.

Fire Restrictions

  • Open fires are only allowed in fire grates, located in designated campgrounds and picnic areas.
  • Charcoal and Propane BBQ's are allowed in campgrounds, picnic areas and along the lakeshore.
  • Please remember to keep fires small and put them out upon leaving.

Being fire safe is all of our responsibility


Last updated: March 1, 2015

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P.O. Box 188
Whiskeytown , CA 96095


(530) 242-3400

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