Whiskeytown, CA 96095
By Plane: Commercial air service is available to Redding, California, located approximately 16 miles from Whiskeytown. Rental cars are available.
Car From Interstate 5, take the Highway 44 West exit toward Downtown Redding and Eureka. From Downtown Redding, follow Highway 299 west toward Eureka for approximately 8 miles to reach the Visitor Center. Plane Commercial air service is available to Redding California located approximately 16 miles from Whiskeytown. Rental vehicles are available.
Whiskeytown NRA is in a Mediterranean climate, which means hot, dry summers followed by cool, wet winters. Summer temperatures often reach the upper 90's to lower 100 degrees Fahrenheit, as well as the occasional thunderstorm. Winter brings snow to the upper elevations (only occasionally down to the lake level of 1,200'), and rain and ice.
The Visitor Center is a great place to start when you arrive in the park. The knowledgeable staff and volunteers will help you maximize your visit. The visitor center is located and the intersection of John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive and CA Highway 299. The visitor center provides information, a variety of use permits, natural and cultural history exhibits, and ADA accessible California native garden, as well as books, maps, and souvenir items for sale.